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"Don't you ever clean up around here? Some of this dust is older than the planet!"

SERIOUSLY.

Geoboffins find the oldest matter on Earth: Ancient stardust created before the Solar System formed • The Register


https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/14/oldest_matter_on_earth/

Capsule summary: Experiments studying samples from the Murchison meteorite have found dust that had to have formed around a different star older than ours.

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