We Are Made of Star Stuff – Stardust in the Laboratory

Two people sitting by a campfire
  • Saturday January 29, 2022
  • 3:00 pm - 3:55 pm EST
  • Dr. Pierre Haenecour, Assistant Professor in the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
  • The University of Arizona
  • Audience: Family
  • Curriculum Correlation: (3.P.2)

Dust grains formed in many previous generations of stars contributed to the starting materials from which our solar system formed. Laboratory analyses of those stardust grains provide us insight into the building blocks of planets and origin(s) of bio-essential elements.