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23 July 2012

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Stars to Shine in Heavenly Show
Patch.com
Summertime and shooting stars go together. Earth spins us into prime seating for spectacular night shows of meteor showers, according to a Wildomar resident who belongs to an astronomers' group. This year, according to ...

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New clues to the early Solar System from ancient meteorites
Science Daily Sun, 22 Jul 2012 11:29 AM PDT
In order to understand Earth's earliest history -- its formation from Solar System material into the present-day layering of metal core and mantle, and crust -- scientists look to meteorites. New research focuses on one particularly old type of meteorite called diogenites. These samples were examined using an array of techniques, including precise analysis of certain elements for important clues ...

New clues to the early Solar System from ancient meteorites
Phys.Org
Diogenites are a kind of meteorite that may have come from the asteroid Vesta, or a similar body. They represent some of the Solar System's oldest existing examples of heat-related chemical processing. What's more, Vesta or their other parent bodies ...

Pebbles bearing inscriptions of Holy Quran verses on display in Tehran
Tehran Times
Entitled “The Heavenly Meteor”, the collection has been created by Iranian artist Hossein Pur-Razavi, the organizers of the exhibit announced in a press release on Sunday. The collection contains 16 pebbles, which have been showcased in the Visual Arts ...


The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23JUL2012
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new_asset_attachment_attributes. Summertime and shooting stars go together. Earth spins us into prime seating for spectacular night shows of meteor showers, according to a Wildomar resident who belongs to an astronomers' group.
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Meteorites Hold Secrets Of Earth's Formation
RedOrbit
Those meteorites are known as diogenites, and researchers from the Carnegie Institution, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and the University of Maryland studied nine samples (seven from Antarctica and two from the African desert). Diogenites ...

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