Ryugu Samples Reveal Asteroid’s Origin Story

An analysis of grains sampled from the asteroid Ryugu finds that the parent body likely formed about two million years after the formation of the solar system.

Didymos and Dimorphos may have all the current media attention, but let’s not forget that Hayabusa2 collected two samples…



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Beth Johnson

Planetary scientist, podcast host. Communication specialist for SETI Institute and Planetary Science Institute. Buy me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/planetarypan