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Tucson News NowMeteorites that hit snow may not do what you might expect
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One theory says the meteorite is still warm when it hits the snow, causing snow particles to melt together before refreezing in the shape of a carrot. The other theory is that meteorites hit the snow with so much energy that they compact the snow hard ...
Live ScienceOddball 'Crystal' Survived Crash to Earth Inside Meteorite
A bizarre crystal-like mineral recently found in a meteorite that crashed to Earth perhaps 15,000 years ago adds more support for the idea that the fragile structure can survive in nature. But how it formed at the beginnings of the solar system is ...
Second natural quasicrystal found in ancient meteorite
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UPI.comScientists locate largest-ever meteorite crater in Australian outback
The newly discovered meteorite crater has been filled in -- and much of the evidence weathered away -- over the last 300 million-plus years, but a couple of massive scars remain. Researchers only recently identified the scars in the Australian outback ...
Largest-ever meteorite crater found in Australian outback
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io9When A Meteorite Hits Snow It Forms A "Snow Carrot" Instead Of A Crater
When the Chelyabinsk meteorite exploded over Russia in February 2013, it showered rock fragments over the landscape below. In the following days, geologists from the nearby Vernadsky institute tracked down 450 fragments, most only 3 to 6 centimeters ...
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onmanoramaFireball not meteorite, could be rocket debris: Scientists
Thiruvananthapuram: The fireball that was spotted in the skies of Kerala in February-end was not a meteorite as it was suspected earlier, experts have said. International scientists who conducted studies on the remains of the fireball said that they ...
Science NowMysterious 'snow carrots' observed at meteorite impact sites
In February 2013, the Chelyabinsk meteorite streaked across the early morning sky over western Russia. The bulk of the body exploded high in the atmosphere, but many smaller fragments survived and rained down onto the snow-covered ground. This week ...
wtvr.comHOLMBERG: Meteorite in the James River? Finder is wishing upon a star.
RICHMOND, Va. — Arthur Capuano of Petersburg still believes it's a 220-pound meteorite that he pulled out of the James River in downtown Richmond two years ago. “It kept shining back up at me,” he recalled. “I knew what it was . . . I felt I knew what ...
Daily MailCrystal with 'forbidden symmetry' found in 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite that ...
Scientists at Princeton University, New Jersey studied an ancient meteorite (shown) and found a quasicrystal with a structure that it was once dubbed 'impossible'. It was thought such material could not naturally occur in nature because the crystal has ...
Artifact Of Alien Technology? Quasicrystal With 'Forbidden Symmetry' Found In ...
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Phys.OrgSecond natural quasicrystal found in 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite
A team from Princeton University and the University of Florence in Italy has discovered a quasicrystal—so named because of its unorthodox arrangement of atoms—in a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite from a remote region of northeastern Russia, bringing ...
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NEWS.com.auGidgegannup farmer Angela Whife says meteorite landed in her paddock, 20m
A Gidgegannup woman was one of the first to report the meteorite and quickly went searching for it in a paddock on her property, Mindaroo Stud, some 45km east of Perth. Angela Whife says she went to check on her cows that are calving at about 8.30am ...
Meteorite flashes over Perth Hills
Possible meteor flashes across sky in Perth and South West
Possible Meteorite plunges towards Earth over Perth
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