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Image credit: Artist's conception of asteroid collision in dust disc around the star NGC 2547-ID8. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA’s Spitzer Space telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

With help of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, scientists have possibly identified a collision between two asteroids which are orbiting along a young star. As a result, the dust and rocks caused by such impact could finally accumulate and create a rocky planet. From previous observations, extremely dusty conditions from similar […]

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