Oldest material on Earth: Seven Billion Year Old Stardust


Meteorite contains the oldest material on Earth. The scientists have found out that the meteorite has trapped the  7-billion-year-old stardust inside it.

The stardust also has a proof for a baby boom of some new stars that formed around seven years age. This has challenged the traditional belief that the star formation takes place at some steady constant rate. Starts always have their own life cycles. They are born when the bits of gas and dust floating through the space with see each other’s and collapse on each other’s and then they get heat up. They burn for millions of years and then they die.

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