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Bennu: Bouncing dust could explain how the asteroid's boulders stay intact

The asteroid’s big secret, revealed.

NASA via Giphy

NASA via Giphy

From Earth, Bennu appeared smooth.

But it turns out the asteroid is able to maintain huge clumps of rock in the harsh environment of space — igniting new questions about asteroid evolution and erosion.

NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona