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Thursday, 3 April 2014

"Space Erosion" of Asteroids by Thermal Fatigue

"Space Erosion" of Asteroids by Thermal Fatigue

Baked Asteroids Suffer Fatigue and Fragment
by Ian O'Neill, Discovery News, April 2, 2014
http://news.discovery.com/space/asteroids-meteors-meteorites/baked-asteroids-suffer-fatigue-and-fragment-140402.htm

Team finds regolith of small asteroids formed by
thermal fatigue, PhysOrg News, April 2, 2104
http://phys.org/news/2014-04-team-regolith-small-asteroids-thermal.html

Delbo, M., G. Libourel, J. Wilkerson, N. Murdoch,
P. Michel, K. T. Ramesh, C. Ganino, C. Verati, and
S. Marchi, 2014, Thermal Fatigue as the Origin of
Regolith on Small Asteroids. Published online 02
April 2014 DOI: 10.1038/nature13153
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13153.html

Yours,

Paul H.