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A study of the early Solar System

March 25th, 2013 | Posted by admin in all news | dawn - (0 Comments)

A study of the bombardement period of the young solar system . A study on Nature Geoscience, guided by Simone Marchi, with the collaboration of Maria Cristina De Sanctis (INAF-IAPS) of the Dawn team.

Link to the article (in italian): Link

Do Titan’s lakes get covered by ice?

January 10th, 2013 | Posted by admin in all news | cassini - (0 Comments)

A new paper by scientists on NASA’s Cassini mission finds that blocks of hydrocarbon ice might decorate the surface of existing lakes and seas of liquid hydrocarbon on Saturn’s moon Titan. 
The article is published at: Link
To learn about Cassini: visit this section

News about Vesta published on Icarus

January 3rd, 2013 | Posted by admin in all news | dawn - (0 Comments)

A new study of Vesta published by Dawn team on Icarus describes how the carbon-rich dark material found around two giant impact basins in the asteroid’s southern hemisphere, was most likely delivered by the object that created the older of the two basins, known as Veneneia.
The paper is available at: http://www.mpg.de/en
To learn about Dawn: visit this section