NASA Discovers Asteroid Delivered Assortment Of Meteorites

Washington DC (SPX) Dec 21, 2010 An international team of scientists studying remnants of an asteroid that crashed into the Nubian Desert in October 2008 discovered it contained at least 10 different types of meteorites. Some of them contained chemicals that form the building blocks of life on Earth, and those chemicals were spread through all parts of the asteroid by collisions. Chemists at Stanford University found that

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