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The dust bunnies that built our planet - Lorin Swint Matthews

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Published on Sep 5, 2019

Investigate the theories surrounding cosmic dust bunnies and discover how the tiny particles could hold the key to the formation of life on Earth.

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Consider the spot where you’re sitting. Travel backwards in time and it might’ve been submerged at the bottom of a shallow sea, buried under miles of rock or floating through a molten landscape. But go back about 4.6 billion years, and you’d be in the middle of an enormous cloud of dust and gas orbiting a newborn star. What exactly is this cosmic dust? Lorin Matthews investigates.

Lesson by Lorin Swint Matthews, directed by Frederic Siegel (Team Tumult).

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