Science in a Minute 041019 Liquid Iron Volcanoes May Have Erupted on Metallic Asteroids

April 10, 2019 12:05 AM
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A new study by a pair of planetary scientists from the University of California, Santa Cruz suggests that some metallic or M-Type asteroids may have had volcanic eruptions that spewed liquid iron. The scientists say these asteroids formed early in our solar system's history during the early stages of planet formation.