Comet 81P/wild 2 under a microscope

Don Brownlee, Peter Tsou, Jérôme Aléon, Conel M. O'D Alexander, Tohru Araki, Sasa Bajt, Giuseppe A. Baratta, Ron Bastien, Phil Bland, Pierre Bleuet, Janet Borg, John P. Bradley, Adrian Brearley, F. Brenker, Sean Brennan, John C. Bridges, Nigel D. Browning, John R. Brucato, E. Bullock, Mark J. BurchellHenner Busemann, Anna Butterworth, Marc Chaussidon, Allan Cheuvront, Miaofang Chi, Mark J. Cintala, B. C. Clark, Simon J. Clemett, George Cody, Luigi Colangeli, George Cooper, Patrick Cordier, C. Daghlian, Zurong Dai, Louis D'Hendecourt, Zahia Djouadi, Gerardo Dominguez, Tom Duxbury, Jason P. Dworkin, Denton S. Ebel, Thanasis E. Economou, Sirine Fakra, Sam A J Fairey, Stewart Fallon, Gianluca Ferrini, T. Ferroir, Holger Fleckenstein, Christine Floss, George Flynn, Ian A. Franchi, Marc Fries, Z. Gainsforth, J. P. Gallien, Matt Genge, Mary K. Gilles, Philipe Gillet, Jamie Gilmour, Daniel P. Glavin, Matthieu Gounelle, Monica M. Grady, Giles A. Graham, P. G. Grant, Simon F. Green, Faustine Grossemy, Lawrence Grossman, Jeffrey N. Grossman, Yunbin Guan, Kenji Hagiya, Ralph Harvey, Philipp Heck, Gregory F. Herzog, Peter Hoppe, Friedrich Hörz, Joachim Huth, Ian D. Hutcheon, Konstantin Ignatyev, Hope Ishii, Motoo Ito, Damien Jacob, Chris Jacobsen, Stein Jacobsen, Steven Jones, David Joswiak, Amy Jurewicz, Anton T. Kearsley, Lindsay P. Keller, H. Khodja, A. L David Kilcoyne, Jochen Kissel, Alexander Krot, Falko Langenhorst, Antonio Lanzirotti, Loan Le, Laurie A. Leshin, J. Leitner, L. Lemelle, Hugues Leroux, Ming Chang Liu, K. Luening, Ian Lyon, Glen MacPherson, Matthew A. Marcus, Kuljeet Marhas, Bernard Marty, Graciela Matrajt, Kevin McKeegan, Anders Meibom, Vito Mennella, Keiko Messenger, Scott Messenger, Takashi Mikouchi, Smail Mostefaoui, Tomoki Nakamura, T. Nakano, M. Newville, Larry R. Nittler, Ichiro Ohnishi, Kazumasa Ohsumi, Kyoko Okudaira, Dimitri A. Papanastassiou, Russ Palma, Maria E. Palumbo, Robert O. Pepin, David Perkins, Murielle Perronnet, P. Pianetta, William Rao, Frans J M Rietmeijer, François Robert, D. Rost, Alessandra Rotundi, Robert Ryan, Scott A. Sandford, Craig S. Schwandt, Thomas H. See, Dennis Schlutter, J. Sheffield-Parker, Alexandre Simionovici, Steven Simon, I. Sitnitsky, Christopher J. Snead, Maegan K. Spencer, Frank J. Stadermann, Andrew Steele, Thomas Stephan, Rhonda Stroud, Jean Susini, S. R. Sutton, Y. Suzuki, Mitra Taheri, Susan Taylor, Nick Teslich, Kazu Tomeoka, Naotaka Tomioka, Alice Toppani, Josep M. Trigo-Rodríguez, David Troadec, Akira Tsuchiyama, Anthony J. Tuzzolino, Tolek Tyliszczak, K. Uesugi, Michael Velbel, Joe Vellenga, E. Vicenzi, L. Vincze, Jack Warren, Iris Weber, Mike Weisberg, Andrew J. Westphal, Sue Wirick, Diana Wooden, Brigitte Wopenka, Penelope Wozniakiewicz, Ian Wright, Hikaru Yabuta, Hajime Yano, Edward D. Young, Richard N. Zare, Thomas Zega, Karen Ziegler, Laurent Zimmerman, Ernst Zinner, Michael Zolensky

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Abstract

The Stardust spacecraft collected thousands of particles from comet 81P/Wild 2 and returned them to Earth for laboratory study. The preliminary examination of these samples shows that the nonvolatile portion of the comet is an unequilibrated assortment of materials that have both presolar and solar system origin. The comet contains an abundance of silicate grains that are much larger than predictions of interstellar grain models, and many of these are high-temperature minerals that appear to have formed in the inner regions of the solar nebula. Their presence in a comet proves that the formation of the solar system included mixing on the grandest scales.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1711-1716
Number of pages6
JournalScience
Volume314
Issue number5806
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 15 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Brownlee, D., Tsou, P., Aléon, J., O'D Alexander, C. M., Araki, T., Bajt, S., ... Zolensky, M. (2006). Comet 81P/wild 2 under a microscope. Science, 314(5806), 1711-1716. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1135840

Comet 81P/wild 2 under a microscope. / Brownlee, Don; Tsou, Peter; Aléon, Jérôme; O'D Alexander, Conel M.; Araki, Tohru; Bajt, Sasa; Baratta, Giuseppe A.; Bastien, Ron; Bland, Phil; Bleuet, Pierre; Borg, Janet; Bradley, John P.; Brearley, Adrian; Brenker, F.; Brennan, Sean; Bridges, John C.; Browning, Nigel D.; Brucato, John R.; Bullock, E.; Burchell, Mark J.; Busemann, Henner; Butterworth, Anna; Chaussidon, Marc; Cheuvront, Allan; Chi, Miaofang; Cintala, Mark J.; Clark, B. C.; Clemett, Simon J.; Cody, George; Colangeli, Luigi; Cooper, George; Cordier, Patrick; Daghlian, C.; Dai, Zurong; D'Hendecourt, Louis; Djouadi, Zahia; Dominguez, Gerardo; Duxbury, Tom; Dworkin, Jason P.; Ebel, Denton S.; Economou, Thanasis E.; Fakra, Sirine; Fairey, Sam A J; Fallon, Stewart; Ferrini, Gianluca; Ferroir, T.; Fleckenstein, Holger; Floss, Christine; Flynn, George; Franchi, Ian A.; Fries, Marc; Gainsforth, Z.; Gallien, J. P.; Genge, Matt; Gilles, Mary K.; Gillet, Philipe; Gilmour, Jamie; Glavin, Daniel P.; Gounelle, Matthieu; Grady, Monica M.; Graham, Giles A.; Grant, P. G.; Green, Simon F.; Grossemy, Faustine; Grossman, Lawrence; Grossman, Jeffrey N.; Guan, Yunbin; Hagiya, Kenji; Harvey, Ralph; Heck, Philipp; Herzog, Gregory F.; Hoppe, Peter; Hörz, Friedrich; Huth, Joachim; Hutcheon, Ian D.; Ignatyev, Konstantin; Ishii, Hope; Ito, Motoo; Jacob, Damien; Jacobsen, Chris; Jacobsen, Stein; Jones, Steven; Joswiak, David; Jurewicz, Amy; Kearsley, Anton T.; Keller, Lindsay P.; Khodja, H.; Kilcoyne, A. L David; Kissel, Jochen; Krot, Alexander; Langenhorst, Falko; Lanzirotti, Antonio; Le, Loan; Leshin, Laurie A.; Leitner, J.; Lemelle, L.; Leroux, Hugues; Liu, Ming Chang; Luening, K.; Lyon, Ian; MacPherson, Glen; Marcus, Matthew A.; Marhas, Kuljeet; Marty, Bernard; Matrajt, Graciela; McKeegan, Kevin; Meibom, Anders; Mennella, Vito; Messenger, Keiko; Messenger, Scott; Mikouchi, Takashi; Mostefaoui, Smail; Nakamura, Tomoki; Nakano, T.; Newville, M.; Nittler, Larry R.; Ohnishi, Ichiro; Ohsumi, Kazumasa; Okudaira, Kyoko; Papanastassiou, Dimitri A.; Palma, Russ; Palumbo, Maria E.; Pepin, Robert O.; Perkins, David; Perronnet, Murielle; Pianetta, P.; Rao, William; Rietmeijer, Frans J M; Robert, François; Rost, D.; Rotundi, Alessandra; Ryan, Robert; Sandford, Scott A.; Schwandt, Craig S.; See, Thomas H.; Schlutter, Dennis; Sheffield-Parker, J.; Simionovici, Alexandre; Simon, Steven; Sitnitsky, I.; Snead, Christopher J.; Spencer, Maegan K.; Stadermann, Frank J.; Steele, Andrew; Stephan, Thomas; Stroud, Rhonda; Susini, Jean; Sutton, S. R.; Suzuki, Y.; Taheri, Mitra; Taylor, Susan; Teslich, Nick; Tomeoka, Kazu; Tomioka, Naotaka; Toppani, Alice; Trigo-Rodríguez, Josep M.; Troadec, David; Tsuchiyama, Akira; Tuzzolino, Anthony J.; Tyliszczak, Tolek; Uesugi, K.; Velbel, Michael; Vellenga, Joe; Vicenzi, E.; Vincze, L.; Warren, Jack; Weber, Iris; Weisberg, Mike; Westphal, Andrew J.; Wirick, Sue; Wooden, Diana; Wopenka, Brigitte; Wozniakiewicz, Penelope; Wright, Ian; Yabuta, Hikaru; Yano, Hajime; Young, Edward D.; Zare, Richard N.; Zega, Thomas; Ziegler, Karen; Zimmerman, Laurent; Zinner, Ernst; Zolensky, Michael.

In: Science, Vol. 314, No. 5806, 15.12.2006, p. 1711-1716.

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Brownlee, D, Tsou, P, Aléon, J, O'D Alexander, CM, Araki, T, Bajt, S, Baratta, GA, Bastien, R, Bland, P, Bleuet, P, Borg, J, Bradley, JP, Brearley, A, Brenker, F, Brennan, S, Bridges, JC, Browning, ND, Brucato, JR, Bullock, E, Burchell, MJ, Busemann, H, Butterworth, A, Chaussidon, M, Cheuvront, A, Chi, M, Cintala, MJ, Clark, BC, Clemett, SJ, Cody, G, Colangeli, L, Cooper, G, Cordier, P, Daghlian, C, Dai, Z, D'Hendecourt, L, Djouadi, Z, Dominguez, G, Duxbury, T, Dworkin, JP, Ebel, DS, Economou, TE, Fakra, S, Fairey, SAJ, Fallon, S, Ferrini, G, Ferroir, T, Fleckenstein, H, Floss, C, Flynn, G, Franchi, IA, Fries, M, Gainsforth, Z, Gallien, JP, Genge, M, Gilles, MK, Gillet, P, Gilmour, J, Glavin, DP, Gounelle, M, Grady, MM, Graham, GA, Grant, PG, Green, SF, Grossemy, F, Grossman, L, Grossman, JN, Guan, Y, Hagiya, K, Harvey, R, Heck, P, Herzog, GF, Hoppe, P, Hörz, F, Huth, J, Hutcheon, ID, Ignatyev, K, Ishii, H, Ito, M, Jacob, D, Jacobsen, C, Jacobsen, S, Jones, S, Joswiak, D, Jurewicz, A, Kearsley, AT, Keller, LP, Khodja, H, Kilcoyne, ALD, Kissel, J, Krot, A, Langenhorst, F, Lanzirotti, A, Le, L, Leshin, LA, Leitner, J, Lemelle, L, Leroux, H, Liu, MC, Luening, K, Lyon, I, MacPherson, G, Marcus, MA, Marhas, K, Marty, B, Matrajt, G, McKeegan, K, Meibom, A, Mennella, V, Messenger, K, Messenger, S, Mikouchi, T, Mostefaoui, S, Nakamura, T, Nakano, T, Newville, M, Nittler, LR, Ohnishi, I, Ohsumi, K, Okudaira, K, Papanastassiou, DA, Palma, R, Palumbo, ME, Pepin, RO, Perkins, D, Perronnet, M, Pianetta, P, Rao, W, Rietmeijer, FJM, Robert, F, Rost, D, Rotundi, A, Ryan, R, Sandford, SA, Schwandt, CS, See, TH, Schlutter, D, Sheffield-Parker, J, Simionovici, A, Simon, S, Sitnitsky, I, Snead, CJ, Spencer, MK, Stadermann, FJ, Steele, A, Stephan, T, Stroud, R, Susini, J, Sutton, SR, Suzuki, Y, Taheri, M, Taylor, S, Teslich, N, Tomeoka, K, Tomioka, N, Toppani, A, Trigo-Rodríguez, JM, Troadec, D, Tsuchiyama, A, Tuzzolino, AJ, Tyliszczak, T, Uesugi, K, Velbel, M, Vellenga, J, Vicenzi, E, Vincze, L, Warren, J, Weber, I, Weisberg, M, Westphal, AJ, Wirick, S, Wooden, D, Wopenka, B, Wozniakiewicz, P, Wright, I, Yabuta, H, Yano, H, Young, ED, Zare, RN, Zega, T, Ziegler, K, Zimmerman, L, Zinner, E & Zolensky, M 2006, 'Comet 81P/wild 2 under a microscope', Science, vol. 314, no. 5806, pp. 1711-1716. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1135840
Brownlee D, Tsou P, Aléon J, O'D Alexander CM, Araki T, Bajt S et al. Comet 81P/wild 2 under a microscope. Science. 2006 Dec 15;314(5806):1711-1716. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1135840
Brownlee, Don ; Tsou, Peter ; Aléon, Jérôme ; O'D Alexander, Conel M. ; Araki, Tohru ; Bajt, Sasa ; Baratta, Giuseppe A. ; Bastien, Ron ; Bland, Phil ; Bleuet, Pierre ; Borg, Janet ; Bradley, John P. ; Brearley, Adrian ; Brenker, F. ; Brennan, Sean ; Bridges, John C. ; Browning, Nigel D. ; Brucato, John R. ; Bullock, E. ; Burchell, Mark J. ; Busemann, Henner ; Butterworth, Anna ; Chaussidon, Marc ; Cheuvront, Allan ; Chi, Miaofang ; Cintala, Mark J. ; Clark, B. C. ; Clemett, Simon J. ; Cody, George ; Colangeli, Luigi ; Cooper, George ; Cordier, Patrick ; Daghlian, C. ; Dai, Zurong ; D'Hendecourt, Louis ; Djouadi, Zahia ; Dominguez, Gerardo ; Duxbury, Tom ; Dworkin, Jason P. ; Ebel, Denton S. ; Economou, Thanasis E. ; Fakra, Sirine ; Fairey, Sam A J ; Fallon, Stewart ; Ferrini, Gianluca ; Ferroir, T. ; Fleckenstein, Holger ; Floss, Christine ; Flynn, George ; Franchi, Ian A. ; Fries, Marc ; Gainsforth, Z. ; Gallien, J. P. ; Genge, Matt ; Gilles, Mary K. ; Gillet, Philipe ; Gilmour, Jamie ; Glavin, Daniel P. ; Gounelle, Matthieu ; Grady, Monica M. ; Graham, Giles A. ; Grant, P. G. ; Green, Simon F. ; Grossemy, Faustine ; Grossman, Lawrence ; Grossman, Jeffrey N. ; Guan, Yunbin ; Hagiya, Kenji ; Harvey, Ralph ; Heck, Philipp ; Herzog, Gregory F. ; Hoppe, Peter ; Hörz, Friedrich ; Huth, Joachim ; Hutcheon, Ian D. ; Ignatyev, Konstantin ; Ishii, Hope ; Ito, Motoo ; Jacob, Damien ; Jacobsen, Chris ; Jacobsen, Stein ; Jones, Steven ; Joswiak, David ; Jurewicz, Amy ; Kearsley, Anton T. ; Keller, Lindsay P. ; Khodja, H. ; Kilcoyne, A. L David ; Kissel, Jochen ; Krot, Alexander ; Langenhorst, Falko ; Lanzirotti, Antonio ; Le, Loan ; Leshin, Laurie A. ; Leitner, J. ; Lemelle, L. ; Leroux, Hugues ; Liu, Ming Chang ; Luening, K. ; Lyon, Ian ; MacPherson, Glen ; Marcus, Matthew A. ; Marhas, Kuljeet ; Marty, Bernard ; Matrajt, Graciela ; McKeegan, Kevin ; Meibom, Anders ; Mennella, Vito ; Messenger, Keiko ; Messenger, Scott ; Mikouchi, Takashi ; Mostefaoui, Smail ; Nakamura, Tomoki ; Nakano, T. ; Newville, M. ; Nittler, Larry R. ; Ohnishi, Ichiro ; Ohsumi, Kazumasa ; Okudaira, Kyoko ; Papanastassiou, Dimitri A. ; Palma, Russ ; Palumbo, Maria E. ; Pepin, Robert O. ; Perkins, David ; Perronnet, Murielle ; Pianetta, P. ; Rao, William ; Rietmeijer, Frans J M ; Robert, François ; Rost, D. ; Rotundi, Alessandra ; Ryan, Robert ; Sandford, Scott A. ; Schwandt, Craig S. ; See, Thomas H. ; Schlutter, Dennis ; Sheffield-Parker, J. ; Simionovici, Alexandre ; Simon, Steven ; Sitnitsky, I. ; Snead, Christopher J. ; Spencer, Maegan K. ; Stadermann, Frank J. ; Steele, Andrew ; Stephan, Thomas ; Stroud, Rhonda ; Susini, Jean ; Sutton, S. R. ; Suzuki, Y. ; Taheri, Mitra ; Taylor, Susan ; Teslich, Nick ; Tomeoka, Kazu ; Tomioka, Naotaka ; Toppani, Alice ; Trigo-Rodríguez, Josep M. ; Troadec, David ; Tsuchiyama, Akira ; Tuzzolino, Anthony J. ; Tyliszczak, Tolek ; Uesugi, K. ; Velbel, Michael ; Vellenga, Joe ; Vicenzi, E. ; Vincze, L. ; Warren, Jack ; Weber, Iris ; Weisberg, Mike ; Westphal, Andrew J. ; Wirick, Sue ; Wooden, Diana ; Wopenka, Brigitte ; Wozniakiewicz, Penelope ; Wright, Ian ; Yabuta, Hikaru ; Yano, Hajime ; Young, Edward D. ; Zare, Richard N. ; Zega, Thomas ; Ziegler, Karen ; Zimmerman, Laurent ; Zinner, Ernst ; Zolensky, Michael. / Comet 81P/wild 2 under a microscope. In: Science. 2006 ; Vol. 314, No. 5806. pp. 1711-1716.
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AU - Papanastassiou, Dimitri A.

AU - Palma, Russ

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AU - Pepin, Robert O.

AU - Perkins, David

AU - Perronnet, Murielle

AU - Pianetta, P.

AU - Rao, William

AU - Rietmeijer, Frans J M

AU - Robert, François

AU - Rost, D.

AU - Rotundi, Alessandra

AU - Ryan, Robert

AU - Sandford, Scott A.

AU - Schwandt, Craig S.

AU - See, Thomas H.

AU - Schlutter, Dennis

AU - Sheffield-Parker, J.

AU - Simionovici, Alexandre

AU - Simon, Steven

AU - Sitnitsky, I.

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AU - Spencer, Maegan K.

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AU - Steele, Andrew

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AU - Stroud, Rhonda

AU - Susini, Jean

AU - Sutton, S. R.

AU - Suzuki, Y.

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AU - Taylor, Susan

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AU - Tomioka, Naotaka

AU - Toppani, Alice

AU - Trigo-Rodríguez, Josep M.

AU - Troadec, David

AU - Tsuchiyama, Akira

AU - Tuzzolino, Anthony J.

AU - Tyliszczak, Tolek

AU - Uesugi, K.

AU - Velbel, Michael

AU - Vellenga, Joe

AU - Vicenzi, E.

AU - Vincze, L.

AU - Warren, Jack

AU - Weber, Iris

AU - Weisberg, Mike

AU - Westphal, Andrew J.

AU - Wirick, Sue

AU - Wooden, Diana

AU - Wopenka, Brigitte

AU - Wozniakiewicz, Penelope

AU - Wright, Ian

AU - Yabuta, Hikaru

AU - Yano, Hajime

AU - Young, Edward D.

AU - Zare, Richard N.

AU - Zega, Thomas

AU - Ziegler, Karen

AU - Zimmerman, Laurent

AU - Zinner, Ernst

AU - Zolensky, Michael

PY - 2006/12/15

Y1 - 2006/12/15

N2 - The Stardust spacecraft collected thousands of particles from comet 81P/Wild 2 and returned them to Earth for laboratory study. The preliminary examination of these samples shows that the nonvolatile portion of the comet is an unequilibrated assortment of materials that have both presolar and solar system origin. The comet contains an abundance of silicate grains that are much larger than predictions of interstellar grain models, and many of these are high-temperature minerals that appear to have formed in the inner regions of the solar nebula. Their presence in a comet proves that the formation of the solar system included mixing on the grandest scales.

AB - The Stardust spacecraft collected thousands of particles from comet 81P/Wild 2 and returned them to Earth for laboratory study. The preliminary examination of these samples shows that the nonvolatile portion of the comet is an unequilibrated assortment of materials that have both presolar and solar system origin. The comet contains an abundance of silicate grains that are much larger than predictions of interstellar grain models, and many of these are high-temperature minerals that appear to have formed in the inner regions of the solar nebula. Their presence in a comet proves that the formation of the solar system included mixing on the grandest scales.

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U2 - 10.1126/science.1135840

DO - 10.1126/science.1135840

M3 - Article

C2 - 17170289

AN - SCOPUS:33845685034

VL - 314

SP - 1711

EP - 1716

JO - Science

JF - Science

SN - 0036-8075

IS - 5806

ER -