Navigation Links
Stardust Brings Interstellar Dust

Scientists are of the opinion that interstellar dust coming into our solar system, being brought in by Stardust is of great significance. The results have exceeded all expectations, according to Donald Brownlee, a University of Washington astronomy professor //who is the principal investigator, or lead scientist, for Stardust. ‘It's a huge success. We can see lots of impacts. There are big ones, there are small ones’, he said.

According to Brownlee, there might be more than a million microscopic specks of dust embedded in Stardust's Aerogel collector. He said that Aerogel was a remarkable material that is as much as 99.9% empty space, and it greatly reduced the stress of impact on the particles.

The carrot-shaped tracks of much larger particles are visible in the Aerogel from several feet away, Brownlee said, and in some of the tracks the black comet dust is visible at the end of the track. One track, according to him was almost large enough to put your little finger into it.

Scientists will now search the aerogel grid for dust samples, and more than 65,000 people have signed up to help in a project called Stardust@home, in which their home computers will examine images of tiny sections of the aerogel grid looking for dust particles.

Edited (ANI)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Free HIV Tests Brings Crowd to the Testing Centers
2. Flying Eye Hospital Brings Hope for Eye Patients in Africa
3. Kalams Intervention Brings Hope to Orissa Student
4. High Carbohydrate Food Brings on Sleep Faster
5. NRI Brings to India Effective Pain Relief Therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... The Dawn Johnson Insurance Group, ... new charity drive to generate community support for efforts to educate the local population ... treatments for all types of cancer. , Each day in America, roughly 4,600 ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Radabaugh & ... assistance to communities in North-Central West Virginia, is embarking on a cooperative charity ... in the area. , The Chestnut Mountain Ranch (CMR) is a Christ-centered boarding ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... planning assistance that serves communities throughout southern Florida, is working to support the ... assets to children from low income families. , The Take Stock In Children ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... and financial planning firm that serves residential and commercial clients in the greater ... drive to raise community support for the fight against cancer. , Founded by ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... says Suzanne Tucker, Founder of St. Louis-based positive education company Generation Mindful. To help ... they help children learn social and emotional skills, she created the Time-In Toolkit, which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/11/2017)... , Aug. 11, 2017 DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: ... health and big data solutions, today announced that it ... August 14 and host a conference call at 9:00am ... operating and financial results and its strategy and outlook ... hosted by Erez Raphael , Chief Executive Officer, ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), ... Board of Directors has approved the payment of a quarterly ... The cash dividend of ... 27, 2017 to stockholders of record as of the close ... are subject to approval of the Board of Directors and ...
(Date:8/4/2017)... -- Agragen, LLC, a Cincinnati -based ... and aquacultural feed sectors, announces a significant step ... AGR131.  This drug is designed to trap and ... patients suffering from inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid ... Biological pharmaceuticals currently used ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: