Friday, November 11, 2011 - 08:40 in Paleontology & Archaeology
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A black asteroid as big as an aircraft carrier zoomed past Earth on Tuesday, delighting astronomers who trained telescopes on the ancient body in hopes of learning more about its composition and origin.
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