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Planetary Science Research Discoveries (PSRD) is an educational site sharing the latest research by NASA-sponsored scientists on meteorites, asteroids, planets, moons, and other materials in our Solar System. The website is supported by the Planetary Science Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate and by Hawai'i Space Grant Consortium and is a vital link for planetary and space sciences, and for learning how science works.
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In this series of reports PSRD gives quick views of big advances in cosmochemistry, with links to further details.
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This section of PSRD contains annotated slide sets that are associated with our headline articles. We hope you find the slides useful for your own talks and presentations.
In this series of articles PSRD highlights the essential tools and amazing technology used by talented scientists seeking to unravel how the solar system formed.
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