Dust in the solar system: Dust in the Solar System
- Susanne Aalto (Chalmers University of Technology)
Contemporary solar system dust is collected as interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) and micrometeorites (MMs) in the stratosphere using aircraft, and at polar and mid-latitude ground locations using several sampling methods. The collections are fundamentally important to cosmochemistry, planetary science and early solar system accretional processes in particular because some IDPs and MMs are...
A brief remembrance of Prof. Christine Floss, planetary scientist at Washington University in St. Louis.