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UCLA team of scientists explores Mojave Desert for meteorites

Daily Bruin - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
But on certain days, a team of UCLA geologists, cosmochemists and planetary scientists scours acres of the desert landscape for meteorites, chunks of rock that have fallen from space. Next month, when temperatures strain to more than 100 degrees, the ...

Pupils reach for the stars as meteorites and moon rocks land at village school

Bury Free Press - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Rougham Primary School was loaned rare samples of moon rocks and meteorites from the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) last week.

Science|Some Meteorites Are Million-Dollar Finds, Others Are 'Meteorwrongs'

New York Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
James Hyslop, Christie's specialist in science and natural history, said in a video accompanying the auction that he priced meteorites based on their size, where they came from, their scientific importance and the story behind their discovery ...
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Fire officials: Md. meteorite strike was a hoax

WUSA9.com - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) - It turns out the story about a meteorite strike that may have started a massive brush fire in Bowie was incorrect, officials said.

Some meteorites worth thousands; others 'meteorwrongs'

Sacramento Bee - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
James Hyslop, Christie's specialist in science and natural history, said in a video accompanying the auction that he priced meteorites based on their size, where they came from, their scientific importance and the story behind their discovery ...

Extreme Meteorite Hunt Yields Cosmic Clues: Photos

Discovery News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Every year, however, meteorite-hunters descend on the continent because it is the perfect spot to find these space rocks. NASA recently detailed the return of a group of nearly 570 meteorites in a Tumblr post. Here are some of the images from that post ...

Learn to find meteorites at an upcoming boot camp

Tucson Local Media - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Notkin, who moved to Tucson about a dozen years ago after falling in love with the area when he visited the famous Gem and Mineral Show, has been interested in meteorites since he was kid growing up in London. He had a fascination with both geology ...
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Meteorites arrive at NASA's Johnson Space Center

Space Daily - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Nearly 570 meteorite samples collected during a two-month Antarctic expedition arrived at NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) on April 14 to be curated for distribution to scientists around the world, helping us answer questions about the evolution of ...

Meteorites, Lunar Rocks Land At Local Middle School

Daily Voice - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Meteorites and lunar rocks will be landing at Louis M. Klein Middle School thanks to science teacher Fred DePalma's special certification with NASA.

The Cheap Meteorite Market is Booming But Billionaires Are Ignoring Space Rocks

Inverse - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
This week, Christie's auction house in London had an uncharacteristically disappointing day. The most-valuable meteorites in a valuable meteorite auction failed to fetch the minimum prices demanded of them. Just one of the nine meteorites that had the ...

Christie's holds an out-of-this-world sale: 76 meteorites

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
“It's interesting how you price meteorites,” said James Hyslop, a specialist at Christie's London who organized a sale of 76 meteorites this past week. Among the factors that affect prices, he noted, are meteorites' scarcity and the fact that available ...

Group of Moroccans Found the Association for Meteorite Professionals in Erfoud, Morocco

Morocco World News - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
It put Morocco in scientific headlines, every institution around the globe that studies meteorites has Moroccan meteorites in its collection. Over 10,000 meteorites have been classified around the world that have been traced back to Moroccan soil ...

Reddit User Finds Meteorite In Michigan Woods (Photos)

Opposing Views - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
According to an eBay guide about meteorites, meteorites are more rare than gold, platinum, and diamonds. The guide says that meteorites often sell for at least $300 per gram, which can mean a one pound meteorite could be worth several million dollars.

No One Can Explain This Giant Flaming Crater in the Woods Near My Parents' House

Motherboard - ‎15 hours ago‎
For most of this week, a “meteorite strike” that caused a brushfire in my hometown was the only thing my high school friends and family were talking about on Facebook and Twitter—it even made international news.
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Tailless 'Manx' Comet Could Answer Planetary Mystery

Discovery News - ‎17 hours ago‎
An odd, tailless comet that made a fleeting pass into the inner solar system in 2014 before heading back out to the distant Oort cloud actually may have been visiting close to its birthplace.

Zona Politics: Meteorite Hunting, County Attorney Barbara LaWall & More!

Tucson Weekly - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
On this week's episode of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Meteorite hunter Geoff Notkin, the former host of the Discover Channel's Meteorite Men, talks about his longtime fascination with space rocks and his upcoming meteorite-hunting boot camp; County ...
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How the Moon got mysterious “tattoos” decoded

The Hindu - ‎4 hours ago‎
Many things can cause material exposed to space to change chemically and darken over time, including impacts from microscopic meteorites and the effects of the solar wind - a million—mile—per—hour stream of electrically conducting gas blown from ...

Earth Has Mystery Gas Delivered from Space

Scientific American - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Xenon from deep within the Earth's mantle has shone a light on the planet's formation and early evolution. The isotopic signature of this earthly xenon has been shown to resemble that of primitive meteorites and differs markedly from the profile of the ...
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Earth's Oldest Crystals May Have Been Created By Asteroids Slamming Into Early Earth

Headlines & Global News - ‎16 hours ago‎
In this latest study, the researchers suggest that the tiny crystals may have formed in huge impact craters that were produced as asteroids and meteorites slammed into a young Earth. To test this theory, they decided to study a much younger impact ...

The Top 10 Highlighters the Internet Loves for Glow-y Skin

Allure Magazine (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Guerlain Meteorites Voyage Pearls of Powder Refillable Compact. Please take a moment to click on that link and take a look at how beautiful this highlighter is.
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