Tucson News NowWhen a meteorite hits snow, it does not do what you would expect
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One of them is the meteorite hits the snow when it is still warm, melting the snow particles together enough to refreeze in that shape of the carrot. The other theory is that meteorite hit the snow with so much energy that it was able to compact the ...
Live ScienceOddball 'Crystal' Survived Crash to Earth Inside Meteorite
A bizarre crystal-like mineral recently found in a meteorite that crashed to Earth perhaps 15,000 years ago adds more support for the idea that the fragile structure can survive in nature. But how it formed at the beginnings of the solar system is ...
Second natural quasicrystal found in ancient meteorite Space Daily
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onmanoramaFireball not meteorite, could be rocket debris: Scientists
Thiruvananthapuram: The fireball that was spotted in the skies of Kerala in February-end was not a meteorite as it was suspected earlier, experts have said. International scientists who conducted studies on the remains of the fireball said that they ...
UPI.comScientists locate largest-ever meteorite crater in Australian outback
The newly discovered meteorite crater has been filled in -- and much of the evidence weathered away -- over the last 300 million-plus years, but a couple of massive scars remain. Researchers only recently identified the scars in the Australian outback ...
Largest-ever meteorite crater found in Australian outback Telegraph.co.uk
Meteorite impact zone in Australia may be the largest ever discovered Mashable
Evidence of largest asteroid impact zone on Earth found in Australian outback The Guardian
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wtvr.comHOLMBERG: Meteorite in the James River? Finder is wishing upon a star.
RICHMOND, Va. — Arthur Capuano of Petersburg still believes it's a 220-pound meteorite that he pulled out of the James River in downtown Richmond two years ago. “It kept shining back up at me,” he recalled. “I knew what it was . . . I felt I knew what ...
io9When A Meteorite Hits Snow It Forms A "Snow Carrot" Instead Of A Crater
When the Chelyabinsk meteorite exploded over Russia in February 2013, it showered rock fragments over the landscape below. In the following days, geologists from the nearby Vernadsky institute tracked down 450 fragments, most only 3 to 6 centimeters ...
Strange 'snow carrots' found at meteorite impact site The Weather Network
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Daily MailCrystal with 'forbidden symmetry' found in 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite that ...
Scientists at Princeton University, New Jersey studied an ancient meteorite (shown) and found a quasicrystal with a structure that it was once dubbed 'impossible'. It was thought such material could not naturally occur in nature because the crystal has ...
Artifact Of Alien Technology? Quasicrystal With 'Forbidden Symmetry' Found In ... The Inquisitr
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Phys.OrgSecond natural quasicrystal found in 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite
A team from Princeton University and the University of Florence in Italy has discovered a quasicrystal—so named because of its unorthodox arrangement of atoms—in a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite from a remote region of northeastern Russia, bringing ...
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ABC OnlineMeteorite-hunting scientists stunned by crowd-funding support after government ...
A group of scientists who travel to the Nullarbor to collect meteorites have received thousands of dollars from the public after they were unable to secure a government grant for their research. Since 2007, when PhD student Alastair Tait and his team ...
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Smithsonian ScienceBeautiful meteorites hold clues to solar system's violent start
To get a better picture of how Earth's nascent rocky surface reacted each time it was hit, Corrigan turns to a 4.5 billion-year-old kaleidoscope of elements known as a ureilite (YUR-a-lite) meteorite. Ureilites are made up of olivine and pyroxene ...