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 ...
Space.comOpal-Studded Meteorite Hints at Origins of Earth's Water
A gem of a meteorite found in Antarctica is studded with pieces of opal, a crystal that is associated with water. The discovery lends greater strength to the idea that meteorites brought water to asteroids and may also have seeded the Earth with the ...
Opal discovered in Antarctic meteorite Science Daily
This Opal-Studded Meteorite Offers Clues About the Origins of Life on Earth Gizmodo
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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 ...
Phys.OrgResearchers 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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New York TimesNew 'Extinct' Meteorite Hints at Violent Cosmic Collision
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Geologists in Sweden have found what they call the first-ever “extinct” meteorite buried within a 470-million-year old limestone slab. The new space rock belongs to a family of meteorites that once bombarded Earth, but no longer plunge to the planet, ...
Scientists Say They've Unearthed A Completely New Kind Of Meteorite NPR
'Mysterious Object' May Be First 'Extinct' Meteorite Space.com
New Type of Meteorite Linked to Ancient Asteroid Collision UC Davis
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- Meteorite, Action Man creator Palitoy and jet engine pioneer to be recognised
An extraterrestrial visitor, a prominent women's rights campaigner and the creators of Action Man are to be recognised for their parts in Leicestershire's history. Leicestershire County Council has announced the placing of six more green plaques to ...
- Newly Discovered Meteorite Is Linked to An Ancient Asteroid Collision
The new meteorite, named Ost 65, was discovered in Sweden's Thorsberg quarry. Measuring just under 4 inches wide, its appearance is less than impressive - but its history is pretty rich. The ancient asteroid collision it comes from may have influenced ...
Nature World NewsMeteorite Discovered, Remnant of Ancient Asteroid Collisions
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While unearthing space rocks on the planet is not entirely new, the discovery of a new type of meteorite amazed researchers and scientists. The Ost 65 found in a quarry site in Sweden is said to be linked to the asteroid collision that occurred 470 ...
RTSpace rock relic: Scientists say new type of meteorite is remnant of ancient asteroid collision
The meteorite is the first of its kind found on Earth. "In our entire civilization, we have collected over 50,000 meteorites, and no one has seen anything like this one before," said study co-author Qing-zhu Yin. "Discovering a new type of meteorite is ...
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Space.comFrom King Tut to Kitchen Knives, Meteorite-Made Relics Span Centuries
The discovery that King Tut was buried with a dagger made out of a meteorite has drawn news headlines worldwide and captured the imagination of the public. As unusual as it may seem, though, the pharaoh's blade is not the only ancient or odd artifact ...
Tutankhamen's Dagger Made of Meteorite, Study Says News Every day
Tutankhamun's dagger was made from a meteorite: scientists Egypt Independent
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