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- Historical Society to Exhibit Meteorite
The Winnebago Historical Society kicks off the 2015 summer season with an open house Sunday, June 7, 2015, 1-4 p.m. The star of the show will be a meteorite that landed in Winnebago County in 1890, a gift from the Carroll Dahl family. In May, 125 years ...
- WA searchers closer to finding meteorite
SCIENTISTS are closer to finding a meteorite that flashed over Western Australia's south more than two months ago, after narrowing the search area. DOZENS of people spotted the bright, white light speeding across the Perth and South West skies on March ...
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- Lose yourself in this map of every meteorite strike on Earth
The Weather Network
Monday, May 25, 2015, 1:17 PM - Ever see a shooting star streak across the sky and wonder if it ever hit the ground? Thanks to data journalists at The Guardian in the UK, plus the CEO of data visualization company CartoDB, you might be able to find out ...
CNET'Sword of Heaven' katana blade forged from meteorite
There are some famous space-related weapons in the world of fiction, including lightsabers and Sokka's meteorite sword from the animated television series "Avatar: The Last Airbender." Now there's a real sword that could give Thor's hammer Mjölnir some ...
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ABC OnlineNullarbor space rock hunt: Crowdfunded scientists return with their best ...
"We actually found a new strewn field this year that hasn't been documented before, so we found 43 meteorites," he said. Mr Tait said the strewn field would have come from a meteorite that fell to Earth in the last 40,000 years and would have been ...
Crowdfunded scientists return with meteorite haul
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Visual NewsHere's Every Meteorite Fall on Earth in a Single Interactive Visualization
Ever wonder how many meteors have hit Earth? The Meteoritical Society is doing its best to keep track. And Javier de la Torre, co-founder of CartoDB, is helping us see the pure volume of hits (into the tens of thousands). His interactive visualization ...
RocketNews24There's a katana in the Tokyo Skytree that's forged from a meteorite!
The wonderfully named Sword of Heaven (tentetsutou 天鉄刀) is exhibited alongside the meteorite from which it was forged. This awesome sword is the work of modern-day master craftsman Yoshindo Yoshiwara, said to be the finest swordsmith in Japan.
UTV IrelandRace to find meteorite worth thousands of euro
Depending on the size, the person who finds the meteorite could be in line for a huge windfall, and experts say the rocks are completely safe to handle (below, what is thought to be a meteorite that split in two after hitting the roof of a cottage in ...
WATCH: Moment 'car-sized' meteor hurtles to Earth exploding with force of ...
Attention treasure-hunters! €10k pieces of meteorite fall in Ireland
Irish meteor hunters, here are 5 steps to finding a meteorite
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Columbia Basin HeraldMeteorite journey subject of museum lecture Thursday
Columbia Basin Herald
The Willamette Meteorite was found by a farmer in the fall of 1902, near the town of West Linn, Ore. It's a big rock, 15.5 tons and 10 feet tall, mostly iron with a little bit of nickel. Only about 600 of the meteorites found on Earth to date are iron ...
Arizona State UniversityASU Fulbright winner to study Mars meteorite at premier India institute
Arizona State University
Wadhwa's research will involve studies of a unique Mars meteorite, one with the most amount of water of any of the known Martian meteorites. Her Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award will enable her to spend four months in 2016 at ...