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16 May 2012

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Cosmic forensics: signs of a Tunguska meteorite?
Ars Technica
Others have also found meteorite-like microparticles in the remains of trees there. Still, there's no smoking gun. This week in the journal Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (or G 3 ), a team of Italian researchers reports that they've found ...

Meteor samples donated to UA lab
Arizona Daily Star
The researchers used an aerial search hoping to locate sites where large fragments landed after ameteor exploded in the atmosphere over the Sierra Nevada in late April. A trio of rock hunters have donated two fingernail-sized samples of the meteor ...

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Russia to resume hypersonic missile activities
Raduga and NPO Mashinostroeniye respectively carried out research work into the GELA andMeteorit hypersonic weapons during the Soviet era, but did not go ...

Southwest Research Institute
The Cutting Edge
Although Vesta and its family are located between Mars and Jupiter, smaller pieces of these asteroids can be found in meteorite collections on Earth, including most eucrite, howardite and diogenite meteorites. Several large craters on Vesta were first ...

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