Rocky Planet Materials Observed In Oort Cloud Comet

Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser
HOUSTON — U.S. and European astronomers believe they have detected a hint of silicate-rich material dating back to the formation of the inner Solar System’s rocky planets, including the Earth, emerging from a distinctive comet discovered in September 2014 and believed to have its origins in the Oort...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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