Video: We Are All Stardust
When a meteor hits the earth, there is the possibility that it brings something very rare along with it: cosmic stardust older than our Solar System. Dr. Philipp Heck uses a combination of astronomy, geosciences and chemistry, to hunt for these presolar grains, which offer glimpses into our galaxy's past. Read more about Philipp's research and the Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies.
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