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Asteroid Discovery by Smithsonian Fellow

Posted on February 11, 2014 by in The OFI Blog


Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Hubble Fellow, Dr. Francesca DeMeo, recently had a paper published in Nature that might redefine the way we think about asteroids. After observing the asteroids in our own solar system, DeMeo believes that asteroids could be the key to more Earth-like worlds in the universe. You can read more about Francesca’s research here!