Turducken Space Rock: Antarctic Meteorite Hid Comet Inside Asteroid Remains

Our solar system is a whopping 4.5 billion years old. And those earliest days were some of the most interesting for astronomers. That's when the planets formed, building from dust grains into the whole worlds that now populate our space neighborhood. But most of this material has been drastically changed since its early days – incorporated into planets, or baked by the sun and weathered by time. However, if we could find material that hasn’t been changed in some way it would help astronomers

Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite

A tiny piece of the building blocks from which comets formed has been discovered inside a primitive meteorite. The discovery by a Carnegie Institution of Science-led team, including a researcher ...

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Phys.org

Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite, Mon 15 Apr 19 from Daily Mail

Tiny Fragment of a Comet Found Inside a Meteorite, Wed 17 Apr 19 from Laboratory Equipment

3 million-year-old comet piece found inside a meteorite, could contain building blocks of life

A piece of a comet, thought to be between 3 and 3.5 million-years-old, has been found inside a meteorite and it could potentially contain the building blocks for life, according to a new study.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from FOXNews

Comet Ingredients Swallowed by an Asteroid, Found Sealed Inside a Meteorite

A bit of comet material lurks inside a meteorite found in Antarctica.

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Livescience

Piece of a Comet Found Tucked Inside Meteorite

Scientists have found a cometary building block in an unexpected place: deep inside a meteorite, according to a new paper.Read more...

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Gizmodo

The turducken space rock: Antarctic meteorite hid comet inside asteroid remains

Researchers got an unexpected two-for-one deal when they discovered this asteroid fragment housed cometary material.

Wed 17 Apr 19 from Astronomy.com


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