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- Argentine police recover 2.5 tons of meteorite pieces
The Japan Times
BUENOS AIRES – Argentine police seized 2.5 tons of bagged meteorite pieces from a house, police said Thursday, suspecting the potentially hugely lucrative consignment was bound for Europe. The meteorite pieces, which are protected by Argentine law, ...
Authorities Seize Meteorites Being Sold Illegally in Argentina
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The Sunshine Coast DailyIs fallen object valuable meteorite or worthless space junk?
The Sunshine Coast Daily
The mystery object which crashed through the roof of a Little Mountain home last Friday could be a valuable meteorite. Or it could be a piece of junk. Meteorites can be worth anything from just a few cents to $100/gram. If that's what it is proven to ...
Hurriyet Daily NewsSyrian refugees join meteorite search in eastern Turkey
Hurriyet Daily News
Syrian refugees in Turkey have joined the search for meteorite fragments in the eastern province of Bingöl. In Sarıçiçek, a village 5 km (3 miles) east of the provincial capital, Bingöl, showers of extra-terrestrial rocks fell early September. After ...
Meteorite fragments: 'A gift from God' to the Syrian refugees
Al-Bawaba all 8 news articles »
PCR-online.bizThe smart home sector will hit like a meteorite and transform businesses ...
Could the smart home sector eclipse the traditional computing market? Dave Ward, Dixons Carphone's head of new technology, innovation and the connected home, predicts where the category will be in the next five years.
HyperallergicA Skull Carved from a Meteorite Lands on the Auction Block
The skull is a universal symbol of mortality, appearing in artworks by everyone from Hans Holbein the Younger and Albrecht Dürer to Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. But in Lee Downey's “Yorick,” it also represents the human aspiration to ...
Petersburg PilotNASA scientist cites evidence for meteorites crashing near Duncan Canal
The blue bars represent reflected radar pulses from what Curator of Planetary Ices and Organics Marc Fries believes might be the meteor's wake of sound waves as it ripped through the air over Duncan Canal. Five Petersburg residents reported their ...
Q Costa Rica NewsMeteorite Falls Near Border Between Costa Rica and Panama
Q Costa Rica News
QCOSTARICA – A meteorite of unknown size fell early Tuesday morning in Panama's Pacific coast, near the Costa Rica border, without causing any significant damage, officials said. “The rock fell into the Pacific Ocean, on the border between Panama and ...
Today's ZamanTurkey says locals will not be taxed for meteorite sales
Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek said on Friday that locals from the eastern province of Bingöl will not have to pay a tax on the sales of pieces of a meteorite that fell to the ground near a village there; however, outsiders who come to the area for ...
Finance minister says 'no' to meteorite tax in Turkey's east
Hurriyet Daily News
No tax for meteorite, minister assures villagers
Daily Sabah all 12 news articles »
KOAT AlbuquerqueUNM's meteorite exhibit gets Martian influence
“It contains more Martian water than any other Martian meteorites,” Agee said. One of the cool features at the meteorite exhibit at UNM is that they actually have a meteorite that visitors can touch. The Navajo meteorite doesn't look very big, but it ...
BBC NewsTurkey: Villagers cash in on meteorites
Villagers in eastern Turkey have earned more than one million lira ($350,000; £230,000) from selling meteorite fragments which showered the area in September, it's reported. Local people in Saricicek, in Bingol province, are still scouring the fields ...