Grabbing Some "Cosmic Booty"

I'm only posting this because I couldn't resist the title.

It took them 7 years and untold amounts of money, but NASA scientists managed to get their hand on some dust from a comet (comet Wild-2, to be exact). Apparently, comet dust contains the explanation for life, the universe, and everything.

The scientists called it (and I am not making this up) "cosmic booty", as if they're some sort of space pirates. Or in some interstellar bar.

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