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January 23, 2006

Comet Dust

University of Minnesota physicist Bob Pepin will be closely checking his mail these next few weeks. Pepin is expecting a package from NASA with a sample of comet dust collected during NASA’s recently completed Stardust mission. Pepin says analyzing the dust will help answer questions about how earth and the rest of the solar system formed.

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