Meteorite News Headlines
- NASA: Marin meteorite 'a gift from heaven'
San Jose Mercury News
Now, after two years of analysis, an international consortium of more than 52 meteorite experts believes that Webber's find -- dubbed the "Novato meteorite" -- was hit by debris from a crash between the Earth and another large body that created the ...
Roof-Crashing Meteorite Linked to Giant Impact that Made the Moon
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SFGateOne That Fell to Earth: Researchers Reveal 2012 Novato Meteorite Took a Beating
There is nothing ordinary about a meteorite whether it just spent 4.4 billion years all alone or spent such time in a game of cosmic pinball, interacting with other small or large bodies of our Solar System. On any given night one can watch at least a ...
Origins of meteorites traced back billions of years
NASA, Partners Reveal California Meteorite's Rough and Tumble Journey
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- Rare meteorite points to volcanism in early solar system
ABC Science Online
Bischoffa and colleagues examined samples of the Almahata Sitta meteorite, found in Sudan in 2008. Using optical and electron microscopy, Bischoffa and colleagues found the meteorite contained silica-rich minerals that can only be produced by rapidly ...
CITY A.M.Is there life on Mars? Nakhla meteorite indicates it's possible
In 2006, NASA scientists broke open a fragment of the meteorite and found what they described as an abundance of complex carbon materials inside the rock. They said that this resembled the effects of bacteria present in Earthly rocks, but their ...
What Proof of Life on Mars Might Look Like
Martian structure reveals signs of life on Red Planet
Astrobiology: Conspicuous Clay Ovoid In Nakhla And Implications For Life On ...
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Nature World NewsMeteorite Reveals Violent Solar System History
Nature World News
A unique volcanic meteorite recovered in Western Australia several years ago by scientists indicates that our solar system has a violent past, according to a new study. In 2007, planetary scientists from Curtin University captured on camera the ...
'One-of-a-kind' meteorite unveils violent past of Earth's solar system
Violent Solar System History of Asteroid Collisions Revealed in Recovered ...
Science World Report
Violent History Of Bunburra Rockhole Meteorite
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CBS LocalOrigin Of Meteorite That Crashed Into Novato Home Traced Back 4 Billion Years ...
NOVATO (CBS SF) – A Marin County woman's claims that a meteorite plunked down on the roof of her home have been validated by a team of planetary scientists who say the space debris started on a path to her house some 4.47 billion years ago, following ...
- Violent past of 'Novato' meteorite revealed
Jenniskens captured the meteorite's fall in NASA's Cameras for Allsky Meteor Surveillance and quickly calculated the likely fall area over the city of Novato. Often researchers use the location a meteorite was found to name to the rock; this meteorite ...
This Fireworks Show Is a 4.5 Billion-Year-Old Meteorite Exploding
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- Find a meteorite from Saturday's Alabama fireball? Be prepared to say where to ...
GAYLESVILLE, Alabama – NASA thinks some small meteorites fell to earth near this east Alabama town after a fireball broke up in the skies over Alabama last Saturday night, and the space agency will gladly help you decide if you've found one. But that ...
- NASA reveals origins of meteorite that fell to Earth in Novato
NASA has revealed the origins of a meteorite that fell to Earth in Novato two years ago. It was found by a woman after it bounced off the roof of her home. The meteorite and five other rocks have been under study ever since by an international ...
Phys.OrgStudy reveals California meteorite's rough and tumble journey
(Phys.org) —A meteorite that fell onto the roof of a house in Novato, California, on Oct. 17, 2012, has revealed a detailed picture of its origin and tumultuous journey through space and Earth's atmosphere. An international consortium of fifty ...