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NASA Discovers Mercury Dust Ring, Hints of Hidden Asteroids Near Venus

by Joel Hruska

Dust, in most contexts, isn’t very interesting. For astronomers, however, dust can be a veritable gold mine. Once viewed solely as a nuisance for its role in blocking our view of distant stellar objects, recent decades have demonstrated that dust plays a critical role in the long-term material cycling processes of the universe…

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