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Forsterite crystals in space

Posted by Kelly Nash  
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Kelly Nash February 28, 2012 06:48PM
NASA telescope IDs olivine floater crystals around a star:

http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA14099
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Justin Zzyzx March 06, 2012 10:04PM
That is SOOOOOO cool. Or, hot. Actually, first it was hot, then it was cool, then it rained down on the surface, which is fairly lukewarm.
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