Photos: First look at comet dust Summary: NASA scientists have opened the Stardust probe and found particles from the tail of a comet. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:36 GMT (04:36 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 3 of 5 comet dust Here's another closeup look at a cometary fragment that was caught by aerogel. Topic: Nasa / Space Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.