Comparison of Comet 81P/Wild 2 Dust with Interplanetary Dust from Comets

@article{Ishii2008ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of Comet 81P/Wild 2 Dust with Interplanetary Dust from Comets},
  author={Hope A. Ishii and John P. Bradley and Zu Rong Dai and Miaofang Chi and Anton T. Kearsley and Mark J. Burchell and Nigel D. Browning and Frank J. Molster},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={319},
  pages={447 - 450}
}
The Stardust mission returned the first sample of a known outer solar system body, comet 81P/Wild 2, to Earth. The sample was expected to resemble chondritic porous interplanetary dust particles because many, and possibly all, such particles are derived from comets. Here, we report that the most abundant and most recognizable silicate materials in chondritic porous interplanetary dust particles appear to be absent from the returned sample, indicating that indigenous outer nebula material is… 

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