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- Space Diamonds in Gold Country: California Meteorite's Secrets Revealed
A meteorite that crashed down in California's gold country is showing off treasures of a different sort: small diamonds that could tell scientists more about the insides of asteroids. The Sutter's Mill meteorite smashed into the ground on April 22 ...
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Universe TodayExperts Cast Doubt on Meteorite Study's Claims of Martian Life
A debate has long raged among scientists over the possible existence of life on Mars, and a new study is adding fuel to the fire. A recent analysis of the Tissint meteorite, which fell to Earth in 2011 over the Moroccan desert, led to a report of ...
Meteorite May Contain Proof of Life on Mars, Researchers Say
Does this Martian meteorite contain traces of life?
Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life
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Albuquerque JournalMeteorite study a boost for Mars One mission
Now, collectively, those rocks are known as the Tissint meteorite. A study published earlier this month in the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science by a team of researchers from China, Japan and Germany revealed that a carbon compound encased in the ...
Slate Magazine (blog)60 Years Ago Today, a Human Was Hit by a Meteorite
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I first read about the Sylacauga meteorite when I was a wee lad, visiting a friend's house. They had a complete collection of the well-known Time Life series of books, which covered various topics like biology, geology, and space. The article in one ...
60 years ago today, meteorite strikes Alabama woman
A meteorite came crashing down in Alabama and utterly changed lives
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- Explorer says one-tonne meteorite is lying on bottom of lake in Russia's Karelia
PETROZAVODSK, December 12. /TASS/. A meteorite weighing about one tonne is lying buried deep in sand on the bottom of Lake Vygozero in Russia's northwestern republic of Karelia, Vadim Chernobrov, the leader of a team of researchers, said on Friday.
The InquisitrLife On Mars Found? Tissint Meteorite May Show Evidence Of Organic Life In ...
Scientists believe the Tissint meteorite provides evidence of life on Mars because the small fissures are said to contain carbon-containing fluids of biological origin. It's believed the meteorite was created when an asteroid impacted with Mars and ...
Martian Meteorite that Arrived on Earth 'Proves' Existence of Aliens on Mars
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A Meteorite Shows The Possibility Of Life
Did evidence of life on Mars land on Earth in 2011 Morocco meteorite?
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Daily MailBridgmanite captured for the first time... on a meteorite
The Tenham meteorite hit Australia in 1879 after experiencing temperatures of 2000°C and pressures of 24 gigapascals – conditions similar to those deep inside the Earth. Due to the massive pressures, bridgmanite essentially 'froze' in place before it ...
Meteorite Yields Sample of Earth's Most Abundant Substance
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RTSatellite sex-cess: Experiment confirms meteorite may have brought life to Earth
Russian scientists experimentally confirmed a possibility that life might have been brought to Earth from space, traveling 'on board' a meteorite. Using a satellite, scientists proved bacteria can survive landing through our planet's dense atmosphere ...
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Fox News LatinoScientists Confirm Organic Meteorite Material is Martian
But this is easier said than done as there are two main problems that make this kind of research extremely difficult; Martian meteorites are rare, and the ones that have been found have been sitting around for so long that they have become contaminated.
Methane on Mars: does it mean the Curiosity rover has found life?
New clues to life on Mars? Curiosity detects mysterious methane spikes
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Science NowSpace Rock Sheds Light on Mysterious Mineral on Earth
Recently, Tschauner and his colleagues carefully isolated magnesium iron silicate perovskite in a meteorite. The mineral was given has the official name of "bridgmanite," after the father of high-pressure experiments, Nobel laureate Percy Bridgman, ...
Respect long overdue: Earth's most abundant mineral finally gets an official name
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