Out between Mars and Jupiter in the solar system’s asteroid belt, there’s a lump of iron and nickel called 16 Psyche that has a value of $10,000 quadrillion: that’s 70,000-times more than the entire world economy. With measurements of its density paired with its 140 mile-diameter, recent telescopic surveys with different spectrums of UV light […]

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