Lecture Summary [Copy]

Lecture Summary [Copy]

Published on 12 February 2022
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Stardust@home
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By Nacim Benzine
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Overview of the Project
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NASA sent a spacecraft on a mission to collect stardust particles...
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They expected about 45 particles to be retrieved, but only 2 were found, since they extremely small
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The purpose of the project was for people to search for particles of stardust online using microscopes
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“Things are good” said Andrew Westphal of the Space Sciences Laboratory at UC Berkeley, the project’s director. “We have positively identified more than 100 tracks” he reported, “each one representing a particle embedded in the collector.” The vast majority of them were found by Stardust@home volunteers.
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Stardust@home