Yearly Archives: 2017


Third Thursday Telecon – 15 June 2017

In this month’s conversation (audio only), Dr. Andrew Westphal provides his usual update about all things Stardust@home, including some very exciting news about two new and unexpected metal materials found in comet Wild 2.  He’ll also provide some thoughts in general about future NASA funding for pure science research. Enjoy! […]


Site Down June 25 thru 26

The entire Space Science Laboratory  will be having electrical work done Sunday June 25th starting at about 2pm through Monday June 26th. We hope to have all systems online by noon on Monday. Thanks for dusting.


Third Thursday Telecon – 20 April 2017

This month’s telecon is a conversation with Stardust@home’s Dr. Andrew Westphal who provides a brief update (audio only) on the project. Topics include: Recent news on ten interstellar dust candidates that are being extracted and sent to us from NASA’s Johnson Space Center for synchrotron beamline analysis here at UC […]


The Crowd & The Cloud Premieres April 6th!

Stardust@home was honored to be featured in this new documentary celebrating citizen science!  See the first episode when it premieres on the WORLD channel on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 9pm EDT, and re-broadcasts at 9pm PDT on the same day. Programs 2, 3 and 4 will premiere on successive […]


Site is down

Well, it’s sort of down. We use Amazon S3 to host the movie files and that service is having problems. It should be fixed soon but it is out of our control. Here’s a link to Amazon’s status page <https://status.aws.amazon.com>  


The Crowd & The Cloud is coming!

The Crowd & The Cloud is a new documentary series on citizen science set to air on PBS beginning sometime in April 2017.  The influence of Stardust@home is prominently featured, and for all we know, profiles of some of our volunteers might be included!  Check out the recent in-depth article […]