From the dust bowl…


In this feature, our volunteers talk about their favorite project experiences, memories, strategies, and how they found some of our most promising particle candidates to date.

Stardust at home-pin

“YAHOOOOO!”  Our new VOLUNTEER DUSTER lapel pin has arrived. Please e-mail me and tell me how many you would like. I’ll send them to you in the following couple days with a note where to send your check and the amount  (Remember to include your address). Your first pin will be $6.00 the second and additional each $5.00 […]

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Nikie Ryan—Nikita

This latest dust bowl post is from duster Nikie Ryan (aka Nikita). Here is why she wanted to share this video with us, and all of you!: “Until this year, I have worked as a substitute teacher. Last fall, I went into a 5th grade classroom and opened the science book. On the side of […]

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Evelyn R. Smith: Memories of the past 8 years…

I am looking forward to Phase VII. In the meantime I reminisce. I don’t recall how I heard of Stardust@Home, but as a retired lab-tech, I welcomed the chance to search for Stardust. A Certificate dated August 10, 2006, “Certifying that Evelyn R. Smith has completed the training requirements for participation” hangs proudly on the […]

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