Gold University of Minnesota M. Skip to main content. University of Minnesota.
Driven to Discover.

What's Inside.

Expert Alerts

Features

Multimedia

News Releases

News Wire

Resources

Related Links.

Subscribe

Media Contacts

 

moment-header

University of Minnesota Moment

« U of M in International Solar House Construction Competition | Main | Stick with Chocolate this Valentine's Day »


January 31, 2008

Universe's History Written in Comet Dust

A quarter of a billionth of a gram... that's the size of the comet dust sample University of Minnesota physicist Robert Pepin analyzed when NASA's Stardust spacecraft returned from its mission around Mars. But the potential of what he discovered was not nearly as small.

Download fully produced :90 feature || Download raw audio