Contact: Steve Koppes
University of Chicago
Caption: Philipp Heck with the Chicago Center for Cosmochemistry's time-of-flight mass spectrometer, which can reveal the chemical composition of minute experimental samples. Heck and his associates used a magnetic sector mass spectrometers in their latest study on interstellar dust grains.
Credit: Dan Dry
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