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11 August 2016: news articles by the website Media INAF of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics and by the Italian Space Agency on the results described in Turrini et al. (Icarus, 2016) (http://www.inaf.it/en/inaf-news/alien-olivine-on-vesta and http://www.asi.it/it/news/olivina-aliena-su-vesta).

20 July 2016: new results of the project accepted for publication on Icarus (Turrini et al. 2016).

22 February 2016: news by the website Physics Today on the results now described in Pirani & Turrini (Icarus, 2016) (http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/news/news-picks/vesta-s-evidence-of-ancient-impacts-likely-hidden-under-more-recent-ones-a-news-pick-post).

18 February 2016: article by the website Discovery News on the results now described in Pirani & Turrini (Icarus, 2016) (http://news.discovery.com/space/asteroids-meteors-meteorites/ancient-impact-craters-mysteriously-erased-from-asteroid-vesta-160218.htm).

29 January 2016: new results of the project accepted for publication on Icarus (Pirani & Turrini 2016).

26 March 2015: new results of the project accepted for publication on Icarus (Consolmagno et al. 2015).

20 February 2015: seminar "Is Vesta an Intact Protoplanet? (Probably Not!)" by G. Consolmagno at the Advanced Studies Laboratories (http://www.asl.ucsc.edu/seminar/is-vesta-an-intact-protoplanet-guy-consolmagno-february-20-2015).

16 December 2014: article by the website Phys.org on the results now described in Consolmagno et al. (Icarus, 2015) (http://phys.org/news/2014-12-vesta-intact-protoplanet.html).

3 December 2014: seminar "Is Vesta a Protoplanet?" by G. Consolmagno at the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (click here to see the recording of the talk).

17 November 2014: article by the website "One Universe at a Time" on the presentation of the results now described in Consolmagno et al. (Icarus, 2015) at the 46th DPS Meeting (https://briankoberlein.com/2014/11/17/shattering-theory/).

16 November 2014: article by the website Tucson.com on on the public lecture given by team member G. Consolmagno at the University of Arizona on the results now described in Consolmagno et al. (Icarus, 2015) (http://tucson.com/news/blogs/scientific-bent/jesuit-astronomer-confesses-youthful-error/article_698313a8-3b9b-5e72-a6f7-54a79e483aa4.html).

14 November 2014: talk "Vesta is not an intact protoplanet" by G. Consolmagno at the 46th DPS Meeting in Tucson (Arizona).

12 November 2014: article by the website SpaceRef on the presentation of the results now described in Consolmagno et al. (Icarus, 2015) at the 46th DPS Meeting (http://spaceref.com/asteroids/vesta-is-not-an-intact-protoplanet.html).

8 August 2014: invited talk "The collisional and contamination histories of Vesta across the life of the Solar System" by D. Turrini at the 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly in Moscow (Russia).

14 - 15 July 2014: Splinter Meeting at ETH Zurich.

7 - 11 July 2014: 3rd Team Meeting at ISSI.

2 July 2014: team member Guy Consolmagno has been awarded with the Carl Sagan Medal 2014 by the American Astronomical Society - Division of Planetary Science.

8 April 2014: news article by the website Media INAF of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics on the results of Turrini et al., Icarus, 2014 (http://www.media.inaf.it/2014/04/08/vesta-laboratorio-geologico/, in italian language).

27 March 2014: the P.I. of the project, Diego Turrini, has been awarded with the Zel'dovich Medal 2014 (Scientific Commission B - Space Studies of the Earth-Moon System, Planets, and Small Bodies of the Solar System) by COSPAR and the Russian Academy of Sciences.

21 February 2014: new results of the project accepted for publication on Icarus (Turrini et al. 2014).

6 February 2014: public outreach article on ANSA (the Italian national news agency) on the results of Turrini & Svetsov, Life, 2014 (http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/specializzati/scienza/2014/02/06/acqua-Vesta-arriva-Giove_10029112.html, in italian language).

5 February 2014: public outreach article on Media INAF on the results of Turrini & Svetsov, Life, 2014 (http://www.media.inaf.it/2014/02/05/acqua-su-vesta-merito-di-giove/, in italian language).

16 January 2014: new results of the project accepted for publication on Life (Turrini & Svetsov 2014).

25 - 29 November 2013: 2nd Team Meeting at ISSI.

11 - 15 November 2013: the results of the project are presented at the 1st COSPAR Symposium in Bangkok.

9 - 13 September 2013: the results of the project are presented at the EPSC 2013 in London.

4 September 2013: new results of the project accepted for publication on Planetary & Space Science (Turrini 2013).

24 April 2013: new results of the project accepted for publication on Meteoritics and Planetary Science (Formisano et al. 2013).

4 - 5 February 2013: Splinter Meeting at ETH Zurich.

28 January - 1 February 2013: 1st Team Meeting at ISSI.

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