interstellar dust

Mapping the Milky Way’s Magnetic Field in 3D

We are all very familiar with the concept of the Earth’s magnetic field. It turns out that most objects in…

4 weeks ago

Astronomers Build a 3D Map of Dust Within Thousands of Light-Years

If you explore the night sky it won’t be long before you realise there is a lot of dust and…

3 months ago

Astronomers Have Found Grease in Space

A new study by a team of astronomers from Australia and Turkey has determined that space is filled with immense…

6 years ago

Galactic Panspermia: Interstellar Dust Could Transport Life from Star to Star

A new study by Arjun Berera, of the University of Edinburgh, has indicated that space dust may be a possible…

6 years ago

How A Comet-Chasing Spacecraft ‘Likely’ Brought Interstellar Dust Back To Earth

If the scientists are right, a NASA spacecraft brought stuff from outside the solar system back to Earth. The Stardust…

10 years ago