BGRNASA's meteorite-resistant space fabric is like futuristic chainmail ...
NASA is usually so busy showing off all the awesome stuff it finds out in space that it's easy to lose track of the cool projects it's working on here on Earth, but the ...
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QS WOW News (press release) (registration)“Meteorite hunter” finds 14 kg of meteorite-like substance in Iran desert
QS WOW News (press release) (registration)
Russian Federation – In January 2017 a team of four UrFU researchers spent 10 days in the Lut desert in Iran on a meteorite expedition. Every day the expedition would cover 50-100 kilometres. They managed to find 12-14 kilograms of samples, which have ...
The Missoulian'We're getting showered': Missoula man details wild world of meteorite collecting
Martin Horejsi displays a portion of his meteorite collection after presenting to students from Browning recently at the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences. Horejsi is an associate professor of instructional technology and ...
- Just the Facts: Meteorite or meteor-wrong?
Meteorites are hunks of rock that don't completely burn up as they hurtle through our atmosphere. Unlike most Earth rocks, they're composed of an odd mix of metals and minerals. They have a burnt appearance – like a well-seasoned cast iron pan.
New ScientistEarth's greatest hits: Six of the biggest meteorites in history
Yet we haven't found convincing evidence of the meteorite. Neither is there an obvious crater – unless you accept the problematic theory that nearby Lake Cheko is it. An alternative idea is that the explosion came from a sudden huge belch of ...
WRBLWhat's the difference between an asteroid, meteoroid, meteor and meteorite?
Meteorites are small, rocky pieces from an asteroid or meteoroid that make it to earth's surface. If they're big enough and made of the right elements, they can cause craters in the ground….like Meteor Crater in Arizona. Although meteorologists have ...
New York TimesMeteorite Finder Fights China's (Mostly Terrestrial) Property Law ...
New York Times
A herder, along with his sons, has sued for rights to a 17.8-ton rock that was seized under rules that keep natural resources under state ownership.
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Wellington TimesMeteorite hunt continues | video, map, survey | Wellington Times
Astronomers are yet to pinpoint exactly where the meteorites fell in Western NSW, but they have narrowed down their search for the March event that soared ...
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The State PressASU professor receives NASA funding for meteorite research
The State Press
He mans the “meteorite vault” at ASU, home to hundreds of meteorites, making it the largest university-owned collection in the world. Similar to the Psyche mission, which will investigate planetary cores, Garvie has received funding from both NASA and ...
International Business Times UKScientists discover origins of ancient Hopewell culture's meteorite jewellery
International Business Times UK
But perhaps the most exotic Hopewell artefacts are those made from iron extracted from meteorites. It is not known how these artefacts were viewed among the Hopewell, but what is certain is that they were extremely scarce due to the fact that ...