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Oldest Material on Earth featured across the board!

January 14, 2020

recent paper led by Prof. Phillip Heck and graduate student Jennika Greer identified the oldest known material on Earth: 7-billion year-old presolar grains! The study has made quite a journalistic splash, featured so far in multiple online publications. Congratulations to both!

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UChicago News • Live Science • Science Daily • BBC Popular Mechanics • Vice