Monday, March 15, 2021

Unexpected detectors

"As it turned out, the spray of debris was coming from Juno’s expansive solar panels — the biggest and most sensitive unintended dust detector ever built." "Dust grains had smashed into Juno at about 10,000 miles (or 16,000 kilometers) per hour, chipping off submillimeter pieces." Is the zodiacal light dust Martian? Maybe.

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