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  • [[Image:253 Mathilde small.jpg|thumb|250px|right|253 Mathilde, a C-type asteroid. This image was taken by the NEAR-Shoemaker spacecraft.]] ...s well as their composition and age through [[meteorite]]s which came from asteroids, gives us precious information on the early evolution of our [[solar syste
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  • [[Image:Kuiper oort.jpg|350px|right|thumb|Artist's rendering of the Kuiper Belt and hypothetical more distant [[Oort cloud]].]] unit]]s (AU) to 50 AU from the [[Sun]]. The objects within the Kuiper belt, together with the members of the [[scattered disk]] extending beyond, are
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  • ...ons of [[small solar system body|small bodies]], classified primarily as [[asteroid]]s, [[meteoroid]]s, or [[comet]]s. * the [[asteroid belt]] of small rocky bodies
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  • ...t need to create a set limit, as there was a dramatic size gap between the asteroids and the planets, and the spate of new discoveries seemed to have ended aft ...body was actually much smaller, but, as it was still larger than all known asteroids and seemingly did not exist within a larger population, it kept its status
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  • ...the necessary materials]] on the Moon and [[Near-Earth asteroid|Near Earth Asteroids]], that [[solar energy]] is readily available in large quantities, and tha ...from the Moon or [[Near-Earth object|Near-Earth Objects]] (NEOs, such as [[asteroid]]s and [[comet]]s with orbits near Earth), [[Phobos (moon)|Phobos]], or [[D
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  • ...nomical unit|AU]] from the [[Sun]], and was the first [[Kuiper Belt|Kuiper Belt object]] to be discovered. Approximately one-fifth the mass of the [[Earth] ...;1930 [[Clyde Tombaugh|Clyde Tombaugh]] was working on a project searching for a ninth planet at [[Lowell Observatory]]. Tombaugh's work was to sys
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  • ...organisms and not just simpler, [[microorganism|unicellular]] creatures. Research and theory in this regard is a component of [[planetary science]] and the e ... not unique among [[star]]s in hosting planets and expanded habitability research horizon beyond our own solar system.
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  • ...mples in the form of [[Martian meteorite]]s gives "ground-truth" data to researchers, just as in the case of studying meteorites from the [[Moon]]. In additi ...01. Retrieved January 24, 2017.</ref> Despite being closer to the asteroid belt, there are far fewer craters on Mars compared with [[Moon|the Moon]], becau
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  • ...he [[solar system]], that is, the planets between the Sun and the asteroid belt. When viewed from [[outer space]], much of the Earth has a deep blue and wh ...etic field and solar wind forms what are called the "[[Van Allen radiation belt]]s," which are a pair of concentric, [[torus]]-shaped regions of energetic
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  • ...tion contained a conceptual error, but it helped to inaugurate a line of research which, through the work of [[John Stuart Bell]] in 1964 on [[Bell's Theorem ...The involvement included frequent trips by train to the project's secret research facilities in [[Los Alamos]], [[New Mexico]].
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  • ... effectively the largest telescope on the mountain. [] ...onal in the early 1980s, Mount Palomar remains an important astronomical-research facility, working in concert with others throughout the world.
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  • ...d to champion the mathematical approach and persuaded [[James Challis]] to search for the planet., in the meantime Le Verrier had convinced [[Johann Gottfried Galle]] to search for the planet. Though still a student at the [[Berlin Observatory]], [[Hei
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  •"entymonline">[ Outer.] Etymonline. Retrieved January 13, 2009.</ref> <!-- This ci Stars, planets, asteroids, and moons keep their [[atmosphere]]s by gravitational attraction, and as
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  • of SO2 by explosive volcanism on Venus," <i>Journal of Geophysical Research</i> 104: 18,899-18,906.</ref> ...sow (1995), "The global resurfacing of Venus," <i>Journal of Geophysical Research</i> 99: 10,899-10,926.</ref> Earth's crust is in continuous motion, but it
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  • ...hl claims the ''├Žsir'' dwelt there. The controversy surrounding the ''The Search for Odin''[ ...nd Research on Cultural Origins (FERCO). Another member of FERCO, fellow researcher, and writer, Donald P. Ryan, describes Heyerdahl (in 1997):
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  • ... innocent abduction and [[rape]] by [[Hades]], and her mother's subsequent search for her daughter has great emotional power. In this light, Persephone symbo In [[astronomy]], ''Persephone'' is also the name of a Main belt [[asteroid]] with a diameter of 49.1km, discovered by Max Wolf in 1895 from Heidelberg
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