MAJOR NASA ANNOUNCEMENT: Shock as WATER discovered on asteroid Bennu | 12/11/2018 | Staff
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This would mean that at some point in the asteroid’s history, most likely when it was part of a much larger space rock, Bennu’s parent would have had liquid water on it.

Ultimately, scientists believe that this is how life on Earth began – when asteroids carrying liquid collided with out planet in its early formation, providing the ingredients for water and ultimately life.

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Ellen Howell, senior research scientist at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL) and a member of the mission's spectral analysis group said: “"This finding may provide an important link between what we think happened in...
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