New York Daily NewsMeteorite strikes Elizabeth Hodges, a woman from Alabama in 1954
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(Originally published by the Daily News on Sept. 25, 1955. This story was written by Fred Allen.) When she was belted by a meteorite last fall down in Sylacauga, Ala., Mrs. Elizabeth Hodges, 31, assumed, as anyone would, that she was entitled to the ...
The Week in Birmingham History: Langford arrested; Hawes Murders, 1888 AL.com
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- Argentine police recover 2.5 tons of meteorite pieces
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BUENOS AIRES – Argentine police seized 2.5 tons of bagged meteorite pieces from a house, police said Thursday, suspecting the potentially hugely lucrative consignment was bound for Europe. The meteorite pieces, which are protected by Argentine law, ...
Authorities Seize Meteorites Being Sold Illegally in Argentina Latin American Herald Tribune
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HyperallergicA Skull Carved from a Meteorite Lands on the Auction Block
Downey carved it from a hulking, 615-pound meteorite that scientists say was once a planet that orbited between Mars and Jupiter. When it broke apart, the iron mass flew through space for four billion long years before exploding over the Kalahari ...
KOAT AlbuquerqueUNM's meteorite exhibit gets Martian influence
“It contains more Martian water than any other Martian meteorites,” Agee said. One of the cool features at the meteorite exhibit at UNM is that they actually have a meteorite that visitors can touch. The Navajo meteorite doesn't look very big, but it ...
Hurriyet Daily NewsSyrian refugees join meteorite search in eastern Turkey
Hurriyet Daily News
Syrian refugees in Turkey have joined the search for meteorite fragments in the eastern province of Bingöl. In Sarıçiçek, a village 5 km (3 miles) east of the provincial capital, Bingöl, showers of extra-terrestrial rocks fell early September. After ...
Meteorite fragments: 'A gift from God' to the Syrian refugees Al-Bawaba
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artnet NewsWorld's Largest Known Meteorite Carving Comes to Auction
A sparkling, life-size skull on offer at Bonhams Los Angeles this month could be the largest carving ever made from a meteorite. The handiwork of artist Lee Downey, the 46.5-pound skull, titled Yorick, is carved from an iron-based Gibeon meteorite that ...
The Sunshine Coast DailyIs fallen object valuable meteorite or worthless space junk?
The Sunshine Coast Daily
The mystery object which crashed through the roof of a Little Mountain home last Friday could be a valuable meteorite. Or it could be a piece of junk. Meteorites can be worth anything from just a few cents to $100/gram. If that's what it is proven to ...
International Business TimesMeteorite Fall Over Eastern Turkish Village: Poor Villagers Make Hundreds Of ...
International Business Times
A Turkish village is making money from a meteorite fall on their village. Pictured: This long-exposure photograph taken on Earth Day, April 23, 2015, shows the Lyrids meteor shower passing near the Milky Way in the clear night sky over Thanlyin, Myanmar.
Stars in their eyes, villagers hunt meteorite for dollars in eastern Turkey Daily Sabah
Villagers in eastern Turkey strike it rich on meteorites Today's Zaman
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BBC NewsTurkey: Villagers cash in on meteorites
Villagers in eastern Turkey have earned more than one million lira ($350,000; £230,000) from selling meteorite fragments which showered the area in September, it's reported. Local people in Saricicek, in Bingol province, are still scouring the fields ...
Today's ZamanTurkey says locals will not be taxed for meteorite sales
Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek said on Friday that locals from the eastern province of Bingöl will not have to pay a tax on the sales of pieces of a meteorite that fell to the ground near a village there; however, outsiders who come to the area for ...