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Meteorite Times Magazine May Issue

Meteorite Times Magazine May Issue

Share this…The May issue of Meteorite Times is now up and ready for you to enjoy. The following URL gives access to the Web Browser View, Flash Magazine View, and Mobile PDF. http://www.meteorite-times.com/monthly-issues/ This page also has an easy way to view all of the “Mag View” issues in the “Archives” section of the page. […]

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Unique Meteorite Gifts

Unique Meteorite Gifts

Share this…Looking for that unique one of a kind special gift?  Have you ever thought of giving a meteorite?  Come visit meteorites-for-sale.com, our online store where we make your shopping easy and secure. We’ve created a How To Buy A Meteorite Guide to help you select the right meteorite for your present. Our Most Popular […]

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The Scientific Study of Meteorites

The Scientific Study of Meteorites

Share this…The work done by scientists today is very different from that which was done say one hundred years ago. But, a short discussion of the history may be of some value. When a meteorite was analyzed fifty years ago or longer it was a matter of weights and measures and wet chemistry. Chondrite meteorites […]

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The Shape and Size of Meteorites

The Shape and Size of Meteorites

Share this…I could begin and end with the simple statement that meteorites come in all sizes and all shapes and make this a very short installment indeed. Yet, that statement would nevertheless be true. Meteorites come slamming into the atmosphere and break up into nearly any shape and into pieces from dust to the largest […]

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Meteorite Craters

Meteorite Craters

Share this…Meteorite Impact Description: It can happen any time of the day. Something almost subliminal causes you to look up. There in the sky with small and yellow trailing smoke is a meteor. It is larger than any you have seen before. In just a second you realize that it is very different from any […]

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Meteorite Finds

Meteorite Finds

Share this…Since the beginning of time pieces of rock and metal have been falling to Earth. Some of these meteorites land where the climate permits them to survive for thousands of years. Since they fall randomly and continuously to the surface of our world there are thousands out there to recover. All these meteorites that […]

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Meteorite Falls – Why Are Some Meteorites A Fall?

Meteorite Falls – Why Are Some Meteorites A Fall?

Share this…The term Fall is used to describe a meteorite event which is witnessed with pieces being recovered soon after.  In February of 2013 the world got a wake up call from space as a 12,000-13,000 metric tons asteroid plunged into the atmosphere. It was traveling in excess of 40,000 miles per hour. When it […]

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Meteorites Past and Present.

Meteorites Past and Present.

Share this…Meteorites are pieces of rock and metal that have been falling to Earth throughout history. The scars of large impacts can still be seen as craters on Earth’s surface. Humans have a long and rich association with meteorites going back thousands of years. The Bible describes rains of stones and the metal found in […]

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Finding Meteorites

Finding Meteorites

Share this… Finding meteorites requires a lot of knowledge and a little bit of luck. Meteorites come in all sizes, shapes and types. It is a big topic, so these are just the basics. Meteorites usually have nickel-iron metal in them and will stick to a powerful rare earth magnet or set off a signal […]

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Before Meteorites Land

Before Meteorites Land

Share this…Meteorites are a fascinating topic of study. However, there is a great amount of science fiction misinformation swirling around. Every other week or so for the next several months I will be writing articles on as many meteorite related topics as I can think of for our Meteorites 101 course for the beginning enthusiast. […]

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