- Meteorite Chemicals May Have Started Life on Earth—and Space
The molecules that kick-started life on primordial Earth could have been made in space and delivered by meteorites, according to researchers in Italy. The group synthesised sugars, amino acids and nucleobases with nothing more than formamide, meteorite ...
GizmodoThe Plan to Drill into the Crater from the Dinosaur-Killing Meteorite
Sixty-five million years ago, a meteorite careened into Earth, leaving a huge crater on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The impact is likely responsible for killing off the most of the dinosaurs—along with 75 percent of all species on Earth ...
Scientists to Drill into Crater created 65 Million Years Ago by Dinosaur ... PerfScience
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The GuardianWaiting for a star to fall: meteorites caught on camera
The woman was Ann Hodges, who was hit on the hip by a grapefruit-sized fragment of the Sylacauga meteorite in 1954. It fell though her roof in Oak Grove, Alabama, while she was asleep on her couch. Hodges, who died in 1972, was the first officially ...
NBC Bay Area"A Meteorite That Flashes Across the Sky": Memorial Held to Bid Goodbye to ...
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After a somber hour-long procession with more than 200 officers from around the country, the city of San Jose held a memorial service on Thursday for slain Officer Michael Johnson — the 12th police officer killed in the department's 166-year history.
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- Origin of Annama meteorite determined
An international team led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has determined the orbit of Annama, a newly characterized meteorite from a fireball that occurred on April 19th 2014 at the Kola Peninsula (Russia). Researchers highlight the ...
UHM NewsNew study uses meteorites to date moon-forming impact
Meteorite PAT 91501 was melted by impact in the asteroid belt 4.460 billion years ago. Credit: NASA. Not too long after the planets began forming, a Mars-sized object slammed into Earth, creating the debris that would later coalesce into the moon. Some ...
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EurekAlert (press release)Public Release: 8-Apr-2015 CSIC researchers determine the origin of Annama ...
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An international team led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has determined the orbit of Annama, a new characterized meteorite from a fireball occurred on April 19th 2014 at the Kola Peninsula (Russia). Researchers highlight the importance ...
Explosive Culprit? Russian Fireball's Origins Found Live Science
The Origin of the Annama Meteorite Sheds Light on Dangerous Projectiles and ... Science World Report
Origins of Russian fireball found: Scientists say meteor had a 'disturbingly ... Daily Mail
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Westside TodayUCLA's Meteorite Gallery adds two iron meteorites to its collection
UCLA's Meteorite Gallery announced Thursday it has added two iron meteorites to its collection, including one that weighs 811 pounds and is the largest on display in Los Angeles. The hefty meteorite was found in Namibia and is on a long-term loan to ...
Tucson News NowMeteorites that hit snow may not do what you might expect
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One theory says the meteorite is still warm when it hits the snow, causing snow particles to melt together before refreezing in the shape of a carrot. The other theory is that meteorites hit the snow with so much energy that they compact the snow hard ...
Sci-News.comExperiments Show What Happens Below Ground When Meteorite Strikes Earth
To simulate a meteorite slamming into soil or sand, Dr Clark and his colleagues from the Duke University's Department of Physics & Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology's Department of Mathematical ...
What Happens Underground When a Missle or Meteorite Slames into Earth Science World Report
Study Shows What Happens Underground When Missiles and Meteorites Strike Daily Science Journal
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