News tagged with meteorites

Why does Siberia get all the cool meteors?

In 1908 it was Tunguska event, a meteorite exploded in mid-air, flattening 770 square miles of forest. 39 years later in 1947, 70 tons of iron meteorites pummeled the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, leaving more than 30 craters. ...

dateDec 09, 2016 in Space Exploration
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NASA renews search for antarctic meteorites

Three federal entities, including NASA, are reaffirming their commitment to search for Antarctic meteorites, to help learn more about the primitive building blocks of the solar system and answer questions about Earth's neighbors ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Monster meteorite found in Texas

On April 6, 2015, Frank Hommel was leading a group of guests at his Bar H Working Dude Ranch on a horseback ride. The horses got thirsty, so Hommel and crew rode cross-country in search of a watering hole. Along the way, ...

dateNov 07, 2016 in Space Exploration
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