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Fraser
2006-Aug-01, 04:16 PM
If you've got keen eyes, a computer connection, and a little spare time, you could help discover particles of interstellar dust. Poring over the samples returned by NASA's Stardust probe is a big job, so the scientists have opened up the task to volunteers through the Internet. Using a virtual microscope, volunteers can download images and search for the telltale track of a interstellar dust particles that were captured in aerogel. Discoverers will get a chance to name the particles they discover.

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2006/08/01/help-look-for-space-dust/)

ToSeek
2006-Aug-01, 08:18 PM
Please continue any discussion here, (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=36656) where it's been going on for some time.