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When the dust unsettles

Two attempts to measure the isotopic composition of oxygen in the Sun from particles trapped in lunar soils give very different results. A rethink of why the Solar System is as it is might be required.

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Figure 1: Oxygen in the Solar System.

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Huss, G. When the dust unsettles. Nature 440, 751–752 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/440751a

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