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18 May 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18MAY2012


UC Berkeley junior hot on the trail of Sutter's Mill meteorites
UC Berkeley
By Robert Sanders, Media Relations | May 17, 2012 Jason Utas, a junior majoring in geology and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, developed a passion for meteorites after his father gave him one at age eight. ...

Moon rocks space exhibit coming to Gadsden libraries
Gadsden Times
By Andy Powell Moon rocks, moon dust and meteor material will be on display next week at the Gadsden Public Library, as well as a touring display on astronomy. The moon material and meteormaterial will only be at the library through May 31, ...

Rumuruti's rare stones that came from heaven
Business Daily Africa
Facing Mt Kenya: A ranch near Rumuruti where the rare meteorite fell and gave the town a place in history. Photo/File By JOHN KAMAU (email the author) On January 28, 1934 at about 10.45pm, the skies over Rumuruti were showered with stones from heaven ...

Earth Gallery from the world 2nd largest meteorite ...
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Earth Gallery from the world 2nd largest meteorite. Sudbury, Ontario, Canada http ://en ...
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Have scientists finally found the meteorite which set off the 1908 Tunguska ...
Daily Mail
Now Italian scientists claim to have found chunks of a meteorite which might have caused the blast - from seismic and magnetic scans of nearby Lake Cheko. Lake Cheko, they claim is an impact crater for the blast - which devastated nearly 1000 square ...

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