Rocket Fuel Contamination of Stardust Samples?

Stardust's Data May Be Contaminated, Report Says, Popular Mechanics

"When the mission finally returned to Earth last year, the samples revealed the presence of osbornite, which indicates that the big beginning was hotter and more violent than scientists had previously imagined. But a new report insists there may be another reason for the presence of the mineral in Stardust's samples: Contamination by rocket fuel, which contains Titanium Nitride - osbornite's chemical compound."

  • submit to reddit


Loading




Join our mailing list




Monthly Archives

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Keith Cowing published on April 6, 2007 8:48 AM.

FAA Suborital Rocket Regs Posted was the previous entry in this blog.

Two Letters That Nelson, Gordon, & Miller Do Not Want You To See is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.