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 […]
We just uploaded 106,546 new foils movies that are now available to search.
Dear Stardust@home Volunteers, A new documentary on citizen science called The Crowd & The Cloud is airing on public television early next year. For promotion purposes, a social media campaign will be launched soon to highlight a few of their favorite projects from the show, and they want to include […]
The diagram that shows the amount of the collector that has been scanned was updated.
Happy New Year Everyone! Sorry for the late notice, but we need to MOVE this month’s Third Thursday Telecon to Friday January 22nd. Everything else remains the same, including time (11am US Pacific) and the call-in number, which is 1-866-740-1260. When prompted, please enter the passcode 6422969 followed by the […]
Now more than ever the Stardust team needs your help! That is because out of the seven probable interstellar dust particles that we reported on in Science last year, four were unexpectedly found in craters in the aluminum foils on the collector. These particles were also much much smaller than the particles captured in […]
In the latest issue of Discover Magazine, their “20 Things You Didn’t Know About …” feature this month covers Dust, and the Stardust mission and the worldwide Stardust@home crew both get nice nods starting with item #17. Check it out here!
We’ll be updating the software that the forum runs on. The forum will be offline for a couple of hours on Wednesday March 11th.
Welcome to the latest version of Stardust@home! For returning volunteers, we’ll be calling this Phase VII. Please explore the new home and other information pages where you’ll find a few new features. Some of these features are meant to help you become better at finding stardust. We hope you like […]
Can’t wait to see the Stardust Interstellar Preliminary Examination (ISPE) papers in print? Neither can we! The latest news on our forthcoming publications is that all of the ISPE manuscripts submitted to the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science (MaPS) have been accepted. At the same time, we are going through […]