All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘dawn’

Rose McGowan Says Being ‘Tired of Being Sexualized’ Led Her to Directing

Rose McGowan says she turned to directing after she grew of “tired of being sexualized,” noting a photo shoot for Rolling Stone in 2007 as the impetus for a change of heart about her career. The Charmed alum said in an interview with Flatt magazine that she reached a point where she’d had enough of being used as a sex …

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Giant Asteroid “Speckles” Analyzed by NASA’s Dawn

New images released by NASA have provided scientists their best view yet of the black spots seen on the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The new research suggests that the protoplanet may have received the carbon-rich material through large impacts with other objects. The new study, published in the journal Icarus, is the most complete analysis of the material …

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NASA Finds Mysterious Gullies on Asteroid Vesta’s Surface

NASA’s Dawn mission has returned images from the giant asteroid Vesta that scientists say include long, narrow gullies along the walls of relatively young craters. The discovery has revealed a mystery that scientists are now trying to solve. The images from Dawn show two different types of gullies. Some are straight chutes, while others wind about and end in what …

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NASA’s Dawn Discovers ‘Young’ Surface on Asteroid

NASA announced today that data from its Dawn probe show the giant asteroid Vesta is constantly “stirring” its surface, presenting a “young” appearance. The type of weathering that occurs on airless bodies, such as the moon, does not alter Vesta’s surface in the same way. Specifically, objects such as asteroids and the moon accumulate tiny metallic particles containing iron, which …

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