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30 May 2013

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North American Nickel to redouble Greenland exploration efforts
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
TORONTO ( – TSX-V-listed explorer North American Nickel (NAN) plans to step up its exploration efforts in Greenland this summer, as it continues to scour the remains of the world's oldest meteor impact site for nickel deposits. NAN ...

NM scientists to ID asteroid to capture
SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE) - You might remember the meteor that exploded in the air over Russia back in February. It was about 17 meters in diameter. Now, New Mexico scientists are looking for an asteroid about half that size for a new mission NASA is ...

Ancient Egyptian Bead Was Based On Meteorite
Thu, 30 May, 2013 04:15 PM PDT
Lee Rannals for – Your Universe Online Open University ( OU ) and University of Manchester researchers wrote in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science that they found proof that ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make accessories. In 1911, archaeologists dug up strings of iron bea...Continue reading

Study confirms ancient Egyptian ceremonial objects made frommeteorite
Thu, 30 May, 2013 12:58 PM PDT
LONDON, May 30 (UPI) -- Researchers in Britain say they've found conclusive proof ancient Egyptians accessorized with meteorites, using them to make symbolic objects.Continue reading

Ancient Egyptians Crafted Jewelry From Meteorites
Thu, 30 May, 2013 10:42 AM PDT
An iron bead found inside a 5,000-year-old tomb was crafted from a meteorite.Continue reading

Smelted In Space? Ancient Iron Beads Linked ToMeteorite
Thu, 30 May, 2013 09:44 AM PDT
Since it was found in 1911, an Egyptian iron bead has sparked wonder and debate over how it was produced made around 3,300 BC, it predates the region's first known iron smelting by thousands of years. read moreContinue reading

Earliest iron in Egyptian relics came from space in ameteorite, scientists say
Thu, 30 May, 2013 08:00 AM PDT
Scientists and historians have been trying for years to figure out how the ancient Egyptians obtained iron thousands of years before the smelting process was first known in their part of the world.Continue reading

Iron In Egyptian Relics Came From Space
Thu, 30 May, 2013 07:27 AM PDT
ananyo writes "Researchers have found that a 5,000-year-old Egyptian trinket is made from ameteorite (abstract). The result explains how ancient Egyptians obtained iron millennia before the earliest evidence of iron smelting in the region, solving an enduring mystery. It also hints that they regarded ...Continue reading

Massive fireball seen over Ireland, Wednesday 22 May, 2013 -- Fire ...
A massive fireball was spotted blazing across the Irish sky on Wednesday night by thousands of people across the country. We have received reports from ...

Ancient Egyptian space jewelry? Iron in bead came from meteor (blog)
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NASA: 56,000 mph meteor hits Moon, biggest explosion ever (Video)
NASA is reporting that a meteor smashed into the Moon on March 17, 2013 at a speed of 56000 mph, sparking the biggest and brightest explosion ever ...

Witnesses on East Coast report seeing meteor | South - WCVB Home
A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses across Maryland and the region is what astronomers are calling a ...

Meteor's impact with moon creates brightest flash ever | News 13
A meteoroid struck the surface of the moon recently, causing an explosion that was visible on Earth without the aid of a telescope, NASA said Friday.

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