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Michigan RadioRetired FBI agent tells story of meteorite stolen from U of M
It was August 1998 when FBI agent Greg Stejskal got a phone call about a meteorite stolen from the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History. “Nobody really expected anybody to walk off with a 60-pound meteorite,” remembers Stejskal. Eventually ...
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Phys.OrgMeteorite search about to begin
The researchers, who are gearing up to go searching for meteorites before the end of the year are using the Desert Fireball Network, a system of autonomous cameras across Australia to track fireballs as their enter earth's atmosphere and could result ...
Calgary HeraldWhat's it like to chase a meteorite?
University of Calgary research assistant Lincoln Hanton holds a simulated meteorite sample that resembles a space rock that fell near Banff last December. Hanton and his team are hoping to recover fragments of that meteorite for study into the origin ...
RTJurassic jaws: Toothy mammal thrived after meteorite wiped out dinosaurs
The meteorite, some 10 kilometers in diameter, struck our planet estimated 66 million years ago and changed its climate completely, killing off 75 percent of species, most known of which were gigantic lizard predators and triggering a wave of natural ...
Daily CalifornianCampus research finds meteorite increased volcanic eruptions that contributed ...
For decades, scientists have questioned whether the ultimate cause of the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction, or K-T extinction, at the end of the cretaceous period was the impact of a large meteorite or massive volcanic eruptions in India's Deccan Traps.
Volcanos Probably Contributed To Dinosaur Extinction
State shift in Deccan volcanism at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary, possibly ...
Deccan Traps, India - Volcano World
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The GuardianMeteorite from birth of solar system to go on display
An extremely rare meteorite that has the same make-up as the primordial solar system goes on public display for the first time on Friday at the Natural History Museum in London. The Ivuna meteorite landed in Tanzania in 1938 and has since been broken ...
Daily MailMassive meteorite shower pummeled Earth for 100 MILLION years
In its early life, Earth suffered a meteorite pummeling that lasted 100 million years. According to research out today, this may have changed our planet's chemical makeup forever. Pictured is an artist's impression of a rocky body with the early Earth ...
Meteorite Bashing Changed Earth's Chemistry: Study
Meteorite bashing changed Earth's chemistry, study says
100 million years of meteorite bashing changed Earth's chemistry, says study
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USA TODAY CollegeUA student sues school after 270-lb. meteorite crushes hand
USA TODAY College
A University of Arizona student is suing after he says a 270-lb. meteorite toppled over at a university museum and crushed his hand, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this week in Pima County Superior Court. The civil suit says freshman Grant Black ...
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Nature World NewsAncient and Asteroid: Unique Twin Meteorite Impacts Found in Sweden
Nature World News
Twin craters in a county in Sweden have been found to be the remnants of ancient simultaneous meteorite collisions that took place about 460 million years ago, say University of Gothenburg researchers. The impacts, one very large and the other about a ...
Sweden: Enormous double crater created by two simultaneous meteorite strikes ...
International Business Times UK
Meteor strike formed two large craters in Jämtland, Sweden
Nature World Report
Double Impact: Two Meteorites Hit Sweden More Than 400 Million Years Ago
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Arizona Daily WildcatStudent suing UA after meteorite crushes hand in Flandrau
Arizona Daily Wildcat
A UA student is suing the university after a meteorite fell on his hand while completing community service at Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium. According to a Sept. 8 complaint filed with the Pima County Superior Court, Grant Black, a freshman ...