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Space.comMeteorite Minerals Reveal Unexpected Collisions in the Early Solar System
This discovery comes from a detailed analysis of twosamples of what scientists call chondrite meteorites that fell to Earth from space. Chondrites are among the largest class of meteorites and some of the oldest solid materials found in the solar system.
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ZME ScienceMeteorite found in Antarctica enforces the idea that all of Earth's water came from outer space
One of the first science classes children take teaches them about the water cycle on the planet. Water from the oceans evaporates into the atmosphere, where it condenses forming clouds which rain to refill the oceans. That makes perfect sense in today ...
Extraterrestrial opal discovered in Antarctic meteorite
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Antartic Meteorite Reveals Why There Is Life On Earth, Origin Of Human Existence Finally Found
Opal-studded meteorite hints at origins of Earth's water
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- Mercury could be made from a rare type of meteorite, say astronomers
Scientists have discovered that the core of Mercury might have formed from a very rare type of meteoroid - one that's hardly ever found in meteorites on Earth. The discovery was made thanks to data from NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft, which took readings ...
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CBS NewsMeteorites from mystery fireball over Arizona found
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State University says researchers have found pieces of a small asteroid that left a fiery trail in the sky over eastern Arizona earlier this month. ASU spokeswoman Beth Giudicessi said Wednesday that a team of meteorite hunters ...
ASU researchers find pieces of meteorite
FOX 10 News Phoenix
ASU meteorite hunters find pieces from Arizona asteroid
Unmodified, Non-Metallic Meteorite Showers Spotted In White Mountains Arizona, Third Meteor Fall Of The Year
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EarthSkyToday in science: Egypt's first meteorite
It was the first meteorite in Egyptian records. Seven decades later, scientists found out that the Nakhla meteorite was no ordinary space rock. Instead, it came from Mars. Meteorites are places where geology and astronomy meet. They are rocks from ...
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Forbes'Forbidden Symmetry' Found in 4.5-Billion-Year-Old Meteorite
Until recently, crystals with 'forbidden symmetry' were thought impossible to naturally occur. Yet, a 4.57 billion-year-old meteorite was found in the far northeastern region of Chukotka, Russia exhibiting crystals with naturally occurring 'forbidden ...
- Researchers trace Mercury's origins to rare meteorite
They also determined, based on this rapid cooling rate and the composition of lava deposits on Mercury's surface, that the planet likely has the composition of an enstatite chondrite - a type of meteorite that is extremely rare here on Earth. Timothy ...
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Arizona State UniversityTracking down the Arizona fireball
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A week later, one of Arizona State University's top meteorite experts was off on a team expedition in the Arizona wilderness on an Apache homeland, braving bug bites, bears and mountainous terrain. After three nights and 132 hours of searching, they ...
Slate Magazine (blog)Small Meteorite Punches Through Roof of House in Thailand
Slate Magazine (blog)
The rock from this fall will have to be tested to make sure it's a meteorite, but it certainly looks like one to my eye; the gray interior is common in stony meteorites, and the outer dark shell may be a “fusion crust”, caused by the few seconds of ...
'Meteorite' crashes through Phitsanulok house roof
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Daily BruinCouple loans unexpected find to UCLA Meteorite Gallery
It took Ken and Jill Eltrich three years to realize the 5-pound rock they were using as a doorstop was a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite. After almost another year of reading up on the meteorite, the couple decided they wanted to share the stone with ...