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An Asteroid “Weirdo” In The Kuiper Belt

    An Asteroid “Weirdo” In The Kuiper Belt By Judith E Braffman-Miller Asteroids and their comet-cousins are the relics of a bygone era when our Sun and its familiar family of objects were still in the process of forming. During this very ancient time, our Solar System was a “cosmic shooting gallery”, where relatively small and primitive primordial bodies–called…

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A Doomed Martian Moon Has A Story To Tell

A Doomed Martian Moon Has A Story To Tell By Judith E Braffman-Miller Discovered in 1877 by the American astronomer Asaph Hall, the enigmatic duo of Martian moons, dubbed Phobos and Deimos, have both bewitched and bewildered planetary scientists trying to understand their many mysteries. The Martian moons are small and misshapen little objects, frequently considered to be captured asteroids,…

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