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14 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14JUN2012

You Can Thank A Meteorite For The Red Color Of Tomatoes
Business Insider Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:52 AM PDT
More than 600 million years ago, a meteorite slammed into Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs, and, on a less morbid note, giving tomatoes their distinct red color.

Red Tomatoes Explained: Blame Meteor
Newser
Why are tomatoes red? The same reason dinosaurs were killed off, say scientists. The massive meteorite that struck Earth 60 to 70 million years ago created ...

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