The Local.it20 KG ice 'meteorite' destroys car in central Rome
A gigantic ice meteorite, weighing some 20KG, fell from the skies over Rome and landed on a parked Toyota Aygo on Tuesday evening. Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the incident, which occurred in the Monteverde area of the city, but the falling ice ...
- Possible meteorite breakup seen over the Sierra
NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 26, 2016 - A large object entered earth's atmosphere this evening. The streak of light was seen from Sacramento to Las Vegas. The object appears to have broken up in two over the Sierra and a video from Las Vegas shows two ...
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Space.comRare Meteorites May Explain Mercury's Puzzling Surface Features
New experiments on a type of meteorite known as enstatite chondrites show that with heat and pressure, these space rocks could be responsible for the plethora of surface features observed on Mercury today, according to the research presented at the ...
azcentral.comASU meteorite hunters find pieces from Arizona asteroid
After searching for more than 132 hours, the ASU team, which worked in conjunction with the White Mountain Apache Tribe, found scattered pieces of the meteorite on tribal lands, according to Elizabeth Giudicessi, an ASU spokeswoman. The scholars found ...
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ASU team finds pieces of meteorite that lit up Arizona skies KTAR.com
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Fox NewsOpal-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 ...
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Scientists Find Tiny Pieces of Opal in Meteorite Sci-News.com
Meteorite found in Antarctica enforces the idea that all of Earth's water came from outer space ZME Science
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BlastrMeteorite opal could mean water crashed to Earth
While this opal isn't the sort of thing that would show up on a vintage necklace, pieces of the precious stone found in an Antarctic meteorite have more to tell us than any of Great-Grandma's treasured heirlooms — never mind being much more antique.
Space.comMeteorite Minerals Reveal Unexpected Collisions in the Early Solar ...
In the early solar system, massive planets like Jupiter stirred up trouble in their cosmic neighborhood, causing smaller bodies to collide with each other.
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Nature.comEnd-Cretaceous extinction in Antarctica linked to both Deccan volcanism and meteorite impact via climate change
The cause of the end-Cretaceous (KPg) mass extinction is still debated due to difficulty separating the influences of two closely timed potential causal events: eruption of the Deccan Traps volcanic province and impact of the Chicxulub meteorite. Here ...
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- Mercury could be made from a rare type of meteorite, say ...
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.
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The Register-GuardMeteorites are a big smash at Geo Fest in Eugene
Meteorites tend to be stony, iron or stony-iron — or, as Pugh explains it, originating from an early planet's mantle, core or outer core. Core meteorities look like slabs of raw steel, while mantle meteorites often look like stones of red clay with ...