"A portion of the organic material in the samples is unlike anything seen before in extraterrestrial materials."
- Scott Sandford, NASA's Ames Research Center
Also see 120106 Earthfiles report about Deep Impact study of Comet Tempel I.
December 15, 2006 Pasadena, California - NASA reports that scientists have found a new class of organics in comet dust captured from comet Wild 2 in 2004 by NASA's Stardust spacecraft. [ See December 15, 2006 issue of Science Express online. ]
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