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Particles collected by Hayabusa spacecraft gives absolute age of asteroid Itokawa

Aug. 27, 2018 – Understanding the origin and time evolution of near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) is an issue of scientific interest and practical importance because they are potentially hazardous to the Earth. However, when and how these NEAs were formed and what they suffered during their lifetime remain enigmas. Japanese scientists, including those from Osaka University, […]