The stardust abundance in the local interstellar cloud at the birth of the Solar System

Peter Hoppe, Jan Leitner & János Kodolányi Nature Astronomy (2017) doi:10.1038/s41550-017-0215-0 Published online: 14 August 2017 LINK “Primitive Solar System materials, such as certain types of meteorites, interplanetary dust particles and cometary matter, contain small…

Vis-IR Reflectance Spectroscopy of Hydrous Carbonaceous Chondrites with Variable Heating and Dehydration Degrees

M. Matsuoka, T. Nakamura, N. Miyajima, N. Imae, A. Yamaguchi, H. Kojima 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2017), Abstract #2050 LINK

The isotopic nature of the Earth’s accreting material through time

Nicolas Dauphas Nature 541, 521–524 (25 January 2017) doi:10.1038/nature20830 Published online: 25 January 2017 LINK “The Earth formed by accretion of Moon- to Mars-size embryos coming from various heliocentric distances. The isotopic nature of these…