Space dust

Fossilised space dust unearthed at UK's iconic white cliffs of Dover!

Fossilised space dust unearthed at UK's iconic white cliffs of Dover!

Researchers from the Imperial College London in the UK also discovered a way to determine if the cosmic dust was clay-rich.

Sep 10, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
Space dust reveals facts about ancient Earth's atmosphere!

Space dust reveals facts about ancient Earth's atmosphere!

The ancient Earth's upper atmosphere contained about the same amount of oxygen as today and that a methane haze layer separated this oxygen-rich upper layer from the oxygen-starved lower atmosphere.

May 16, 2016, 11:05 AM IST
Big Bang gravitational wave theory hindered as evidence fails to space dust

Big Bang gravitational wave theory hindered as evidence fails to space dust

A new joint analysis of data has found no conclusive evidence of primordial gravitational waves, despite earlier reports of a possible detection.

Feb 03, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

NASA eyes clouds, dust from space station

To investigate the composition of clouds and tiny airborne particles like dust, smoke and other atmospheric aerosols, NASA scientists have developed an instrument called the Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS).

Dec 02, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

Following dust may hold key to finding new planets

Infrared data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory has found a dusty star system, which might help in finding new planets.

Nov 11, 2014, 11:15 AM IST
Mystery behind space dust revealed

Mystery behind space dust revealed

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Aug 30, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

NASA simulator recreates planet-forming space dust

Researchers at NASA`s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., has successfully reproduced the processes that occur in the atmosphere of a red giant star and lead to the formation of planet-forming interstellar dust.

May 08, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

New NASA technique to scan space dust for alien life

A new technique to scan extremely small meteorite samples for ingredients of life has been developed by NASA scientists to unravel the mysterious origin of life.

Feb 04, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Scientists develop technique to scan space dust for amino acids

NASA scientists have developed a new technique to inspect extremely small meteorite samples for ingredients of life, according to a new study.

Feb 04, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

Space dust capable of carrying water and organic compounds to planets like Earth

Researchers have discovered that interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) can deliver water and organics to the Earth and other terrestrial planets.

Jan 25, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

`Space dust` could be main culprit behind failing satellites

A Stanford scientist has come close to solving a mystery that has long bedevilled space exploration: Why do satellites fail?

Feb 27, 2013, 12:04 PM IST

Space dust changing weather conditions?

Cosmic dust that fills space could be playing a part in climate change, scientists say. Cosmic dust that fills space could be playing a part in climate change, scientists say.

Apr 05, 2012, 20:11 PM IST