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Asteroid (4565) Grossman

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Chairman of the Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago, Lawrence Grossman (b.1946) has spent his career studying calcium-aluminum inclusions (CAIs) in carbonaceous chondrites. He was among the first to propose that these minerals condensed from gases in the early solar system.

Reference: MPC 41381

Name: 
Grossman
Number: 
4565
Designation: 
1981 EZ17
Disc. Date: 
1981-03-02
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring