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Forces that hold rapidly spinning near-Earth asteroid together discovered — ScienceDaily

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Chemists are used to thinking about things on a very small scale. Sometimes, though, we think about how molecular interactions have tangible or visible effects on the properties of materials. But we don’t often think about how interactions between molecules can have much larger effects, like determining the fate of an entire astronomical object. Here’s story to remind chemists to think about the big picture:

Forces that hold rapidly spinning near-Earth asteroid together discovered — ScienceDaily

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