|Scientists study intersteller material|
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — We’re all made of star dust, as Carl Sagan famously observed. But the nature of that dust, long before it assembled into us, is a scientific mystery whose answer may lie in a box in a University of California, Berkeley lab.
A team of scientists there say they’ve captured the first samples of interstellar material — seven super-tiny particles of precious rock, perhaps from far distant exploded stars — that drifted into reach from beyond our solar system.
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