Asteroids and other things

5 Jul 2018

Robert sent in the link https://astronomynow.com/2018/07/02/dawn-zooms-in-on-vestas-enigmatic-oc... ... the Dawn spacecraft is nearing the Ceres asteroid.

At http://global.jaxa.jp/projects/sat/hayabusa2/ ... the Japanese space mission to asteroid Ryugu, 3.2 billion km away

At https://phys.org/print449734697.html ... the secret origins of asteroids and meteorites. Instead of a planet sized object splitting apart we now have five or six minor planets breaking up and creating 85 per cent of the 200,000 steroids in the so called asteroid belt.

At www.eso.org/public/news/eso1821/ ... the birth of a planet as seen through ESOs Very Large Telescope

and https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/large-molecules-show-enceladus-clearly-... ... molecules spewed from the depths of Saturn's moon Enceladus contain at least 15 carbon atoms etc.

... and over at http://principia-scientific.org ... another blog not convinced by CAGW