One of the most significant papers from Japan's sample return mission to asteroid Ryugu was published in Science today.

It's a monumental result, according to other planetary scientists. Essentially, we now have access to pristine materials from the very earliest days of the solar system, some 4.5ish billion years ago and we can study them on Earth.

A big deal.

This is one of those times where I am literally like... "Why is no one talking about this?" 😂

I know it's the birdsite but Elizabeth Tasker of JAXA is talking about it, lots

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