June 17, 2024
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Hayabusa2 samples reveal effects of space erosion on asteroid Ryugu

206 Using samples collected by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Hayabusa2 asteroid explorer, scientists have found the effects of micrometeorite bombardments on asteroid 162173 Ryugu. The team used a technique called electron holography to study the magnetic properties of the sample, learn about the magnetic field in the early solar system and how space

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