The cosmic secrets inside this tiny meteorite

Published on Aug 6, 2019
Verge Science
The cosmic secrets inside this tiny meteorite

Earlier this year, Verge Science went hunting for space dust on a rooftop in Brooklyn. The hunt turned up some promising samples, but looking at them under a microscope led to inconclusive results — even from the world’s foremost micrometeorite hunter. To get to the bottom of things, we took a trip to NASA's Johnson Space Center to learn how to verify suspected space samples and to learn about what these tiny specks could teach us about the secrets of the universe.

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