bits of dust

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:12:41 GMT

Liverpool Echo

'Halley's Comet' over Liverpool: How to see the cosmic dust that's causing a fuss
Liverpool Echo
This river of dust is a few million miles wide but the particles are only as big as a grain of sand. "They'll just burn up in our atmosphere which will break them down even further and eventually, they will fall to Earth as bits of dust but that takes months." Halley's ...

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:26:38 GMT

The Guardian

'Gravitational waves' may have been space dust
The Guardian
Scientists who caused a global sensation when they announced the discovery of gravitational waves may have been fooled by bits of dust floating about in space. Researchers at Harvard University called a press conference in March to reveal that they had ...

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:00:15 GMT

RedOrbit

Researchers Find Pebble-Size Particles Of Interstellar Dust In The Orion ...
RedOrbit
Image Caption: Radio/optical composite of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex showing the OMC-2/3 star-forming filament. GBT data is shown in orange. Uncommonly large dust grains there may kick-start planet formation. Credit: S. Schnee, et al.; B. Saxton, ...

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