Bennu as seen from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft


As NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe starts to really close in on its target, scientists here on Earth have made a surprising discovery about the asteroid Bennu. Newly published research describes how the asteroid is rotating as you might expect, but these rotations appear to be speeding up over time, a new clue for scientists working to understand the composition and behavior of the asteroid and others like it.

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