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Meteorites, Asteroids, & Comets: January 2007


Stardust Sample Analysis

A special issue of Science (Dec 15) includes several papers reporting on various aspects of Stardust sample analysis including an organics survey, isotopic and elemental compositions, mineralogy and petrology, and infrared spectroscopy. Many NAI researchers contributed to this comprehensive analytical campaign, including members of NAI's Teams at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, NASA's Ames Research Center and Goddard Space Flight Center, and NAI's Alumni Team at the University of Washington. [Source: NAI Newsletter]