Dawn Discovers Evidence for Organic Material on Ceres


NASA’s Dawn mission has found evidence for organic material on Ceres, a dwarf planet and the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Scientists using the spacecraft’s visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR) detected the material in and around a northern-hemisphere crater called Ernutet. Organic molecules are interesting to scientists because they…


Dawn Discovers Evidence for Organic Material on Ceres
Dawn Discovers Evidence for Organic Material on Ceres

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