☞ Serendipitous Juno Detections Shatter Ideas About Zodiacal Light

An instrument aboard the Juno spacecraft serendipitously detected dust particles slamming into the spacecraft during its journey from Earth to Jupiter. The impacts provided important clues to the origin and orbital evolution of the dust, resolving some mysterious variations of the zodiacal light.


I find these things incredibly fascinating! Even more so if they are discovered by accident.