30 January 2010


UPI NewsTrack Quirks in the News
UPI.com29 (UPI) -- A meteorite that dropped into a Virginia doctors' office is now at the center of an ownership battle between the doctors and their landlords. ...

Meteor at the Natural History Museum Comes at a Fortuitous Time ...
By Erica R. Hendry What the geologists weren't expecting when the shipment of 1010 meteorites arrived last week was that a meteorite would crash down practically in their own backyard. ...

Who's Your Donor, Lorton Metorite
NBC Washington Fri, 29 Jan 2010 15:11 PM PSTTwo parties dispute the ownership of a meteorite that crashed into a Lorton doctors office.

Landlords want office-crashing meteorite
UPI Fri, 29 Jan 2010 12:14 PM PSTLORTON, Va., Jan. 29 (UPI) --
A meteorite that dropped into a Virginia doctors' office is now at the center of an ownership battle between the doctors and their landlords.

Ownership of Meteorite in Question
FOX 5 Washington D.C. Fri, 29 Jan 2010 08:51 AM PST
Who is the real owner of the meteorite that crashed into a doctor's office in Lorton, Va.?

Ownership Dispute Looms Over Fallen Meteorite
WUSA 9 Washington, D.C. Fri, 29 Jan 2010 07:19 AM PST
Doctor Marc Galini, who was almost hit on the head by the space rock, was renting that office. Now the actual owners of the building are getting involved.

Ownership battle brews over Virginia meteorite
Washington Post Thu, 28 Jan 2010 21:00 PM PST
Today's episode of Everybody's Favorite Meteorite brings the nation disturbing news: That spunky bit of chondrite that plummeted into a Lorton doctors' office on Jan. 18, delighting an international audience with news of its fireball entrance, may not go on to a spot of glory in the Smithsonian,...

Lorton meteorite falls into ownership fight
Baltimore Sun (blog)You knew this had to happen: The Lorton, Va. doctors whose office was drilled by the meteorite that fell from the sky Jan. 18 are now in a battle with their ...

Landlords have dibs on meteorites
We Love DC By Don, 2:33 pm January 29th, 2010
Consider yourself warned: just because a meteor screams through your office and narrowly misses giving you a new brain ...

Largest moon of 2010 and brightest Mars in years on display tonight
Ski Channel
We've reported on comets, meteor showers and the like...and now we'll tell you to hike up your favorite mountain tonight to get a great, clear view of the ...

Defending Planet Earth From Asteroid And Comet Strikes
I used to live 50 miles from Meteor Crater, Arizona. This was a relatively recent (in geologic terms) strike by a meteor that was estimated to only be about ...

By Sharon Hahn Darlin Simplified, 陨石. There are about 27000 meteorites in collections around the world, according Welzenbach, the Smithsonian collections manager. The Smithsonian has about half, 14738. About 85 percent of all meteorites found on Earth are ...

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