Bluedot 2022 | Why study asteroids?

This episode we spoke to planetary scientist and spacerocks expert Dr Sarah Crowther about the science of asteroids.

What can asteroids tell us about the early Solar System?

Why do we send spacecraft to return asteroid samples to Earth?

What do scientists like her do when they get their hands on a sample from the asteroid belt?

This podcast was recorded at the Bluedot Festival 2022, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK.

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