Sep 16, 2019
538: Asteroids: Rubble piles of the Solar System
Astronomy Cast 538: Asteroids: Rubble piles of the Solar System
by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Thanks to all the work from Hayabusa 2 and OSIRIS-REx, astronomers are getting a much better look at the smaller asteroids in the Solar System. It turns out, they're piles of rubble... but fascinating piles of rubble. Let's talk about what we've learned so far.