Vesta’s Crust And The Tale Of The Birth Of The Solar System
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Turrini has a Ph.D. in Space Science and Technology and is a staff researcher at the National Institute of Astrophysics | INAF · Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology IAPS.

                       

Vesta’s Crust And The Tale Of The Birth Of The Solar System

Investigating the birth of the Solar System is a bit like investigating the crime scene of a “cold case,” where the passage of time, here just about four and a half billions of years, canceled most traces left by the events we are trying to reconstruct. Luckily for us, the Solar System plays fair and is not actively misleading us, but, at the same time, it does not leave around a lot of clues. As in real crimes, things can...

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