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Some Comet Material Formed Close to the Sun - Universe Today
Slice of comet dust trapped in an aerogel. Image credit: NASA Click to enlarge Scientists studying cometary particles returned by NASA’s Stardust spacecraft have come across some surprising results, calling traditional theories about cometary formation into question. Comets are thought to form in the outer reaches of the Solar System, but Stardust returned minerals that … Continue reading "Some Comet Material Formed Close to the Sun"