‘Smart dust’ to explore planets

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | ‘Smart dust’ to explore planets
I just noticed this on BBC News. I’ve obviously heard of smart dust but I hadn’t thought of it in the context of interplanetary exploration. Interesting stuff!

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  1. Posted April 18, 2007 at 11:08 am | Permalink

    That is fascinating. And unless the initial transport fails it should lessen the chances of one small error ruining the whole mission.

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