Reply to post: Re: "...which landed in Australia over 50 years."

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

HildyJ Silver badge
Holmes

Re: "...which landed in Australia over 50 years."

The problem is that elements found on Earth, most of which have interstellar origins, have been affected by Earth to the point that dating them is problematic. Thus the search for elements (and isotopes) in meteorites that have mainly been affected by cosmic rays.

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