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Silicates in Alien Asteroids

Silicates in Alien Asteroids

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This plot of data from NASA Spitzer Space Telescopes shows that asteroid dust around a dead white dwarf star contains silicates -- a common mineral on Earth.
NASA/JPL-Caltech

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05/01/2009
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NASA
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