India, Nov. 29 -- The Natural History Museum in the UK has received 100mg of the asteroid Bennu for study.

The teaspoon amount of matter holds vitals clues to the formation of the planets and our solar system.

In September this year NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security - Regolith Explorer), became the first U.S. mission to collect a sample from an asteroid and return it to Earth, read a statement issued by the Natural History Museum.

That sample has now been dispersed among an international team with the aim of unravelling some of the biggest mysteries of our solar system.

The team also believe Bennu could have extraterrestrial water trapped within its minerals.

Studying the compos...