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AlexBlackwell
Published online today in Nature AOP (advance online publication):

Acceleration of the rotation of asteroid 1862 Apollo by radiation torques
Mikko Kaasalainen, et al.
doi:10.1038/nature05614
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Supplementary information

And there will be an accompanying News and Views piece:

Asteroids: Spun in the sun

William F. Bottke
doi:10.1038/nature05711
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See also the related press release: Scientists find a solar-powered asteroid.

Note also a related paper that will be published online tomorrow in Science Express.
AlexBlackwell
Sunshine puts asteroids in a spin
18:00 07 March 2007
NewScientist.com news service
Hazel Muir
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