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So many science fiction scenarios talk about asteroids hurtling toward Earth. They’re about struggling with an imminent catastrophe – Armageddon comes to mind.

Recently scientists recovered the first bits of an asteroid that was detected in space in the Sudan desert. A few fragments recovered only a portion of the car-sized asteroid. They were taken by surprise but are making the most of it by trying to analyze the pieces to identify more asteroids by their type.