A recent disruption of the main-belt asteroid P/2010 A2

@article{Jewitt2010ARD,
  title={A recent disruption of the main-belt asteroid P/2010 A2},
  author={David C. Jewitt and H. Weaver and Jessica Agarwal and Max Mutchler and Michał Drahus},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={467},
  pages={817-819}
}
Most inner main-belt asteroids are primitive rock and metal bodies in orbit about the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. Disruption, through high-velocity collisions or rotational spin-up, is believed to be the primary mechanism for the production and destruction of small asteroids and a contributor to dust in the Sun’s zodiacal cloud, while analogous collisions around other stars feed dust to their debris disks. Unfortunately, direct evidence about the mechanism or rate of disruption is lacking… Expand
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