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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx on its way back to earth with asteroid samples – Herald Sun

The asteroid samples gathered by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will offer a “good glimpse” into the early stages of the solar system, according to ANU cosmologist…

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The asteroid samples gathered by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will offer a “good glimpse” into the early stages of the solar system, according to ANU cosmologist and astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker.
“Asteroids are kind of the left-over bits of the solar system; they’re kind of the crumbs of the baking of a cake so to speak, and they offer a good glimpse into what really was present when the solar system was formed,” he said.
“Our Earth has undergone changes, as has every planet, essentially, in our…

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