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Third Thursday Telecon – 16 November 2017   Recently updated !

For November’s Third Thursday (btw, there was no TT in October!), Dr. Andrew Westphal discusses some new candidate analysis results, plus plans for an upcoming revamped search strategy focused on smaller blocks of images. We’re also looking at potential team competitions in the Foils search, as well as new algorithms […]


Ten Year Pin!   Recently updated !

Fellow dusters……….. The pin here is shown next to a quarter to give you a sense of the size. You may purchase one for $12 + postage and packaging. If you would like more pins, the additional pins are $11 each. Please order your pin or pins by tomyah@att.net. I will […]


Third Thursday Telecon – 21 September 2017

For September’s Third Thursday, Dr. Andrew Westphal gives an update on the overall Stardust@home effort, including news regarding our efforts to advance our analysis techniques. Bonus – see a “live” track extraction in action! Note: For more information about these monthly webinars, including how to participate, please go to the […]


Third Thursday Telecon – 27 July 2017

For July’s Third Thursday, Dr. Andrew Westphal reported on the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society – their 80th! – from Santa Fe, NM, with a special focus on newly presented findings that relate to the Stardust@home effort. Enjoy! Note: For more information about these monthly webinars, including how […]


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>