Frozen water on asteroids may be the more reasonable than ever previously thought, according to new research that will help support the idea that asteroids brought key to life on Earth.

Water ice and organic molecules that help the formation of basic life has been discovered on a second asteroid 65 Cybele called by astronomers.

The findings were reported at a meeting of planetary scientists in Pasadena, where scientists say that the presence of ice is supporting the theory that life on Earth came from outer space after it was brought here by asteroids.

The researchers got the same discovery in April of this year when they found the first evidence of ice on an asteroid called 24 Themis.

Both this and the discovery last asteroid discovered in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter.

"These findings indicate that part of our solar system contains more water ice than anticipated," said Professor Humberto Campins who is an astronomer from the University of Central Florida, who led the research team, told the Telegraph.

"This supports the theory that asteroids may hit Earth at the same time to bring a supply of water and the building blocks of life to form and evolve on our planet."

Professor Campins presented his findings at the annual meeting of the Planetary Science Division of the American Astronomical Society in Pasadena, California.

Asteroid 65 Cybele 289 km in diameter somewhat larger than 24 Themis asteroid with a diameter of 199 km.

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