31 January 2010


Ownership of Meteorite in Question

MyFox Washington DC
Who's really the owner of a meteorite that crashed into a doctor's office in Lorton, Va.? The doctor's, not surprisingly, said they are and they handed it ...

Meteorites, pandas and pants

Point of Law
Or rather, pet meteorite. Today's Washington Post reports on the dispute over ownership of the "spunky bit of chondrite" that plunged through the roof of a ...

The threat from above
Herald Review
Last year, a meteor about the size of a small car hit the earth in Africa. It landed in a remote area and caused no damage or causalities. ...

Peru 4.5 billion years old
01:19Dec. 20 - A meteorite that crashed into rural Peru four months ago is estimated to be 4.5 billion years old.

If a meteorite lands in office, who can sell it?
When a meteorite crashed into the office of Dr. Marc Gallini and Dr. Frank Ciampi in Lorton, Va., on Jan. 18, it did a lot of damage and created a lot of ...

From Outer Space, But a Down-to-Earth Dispute
The Lorton meteorite is estimated to be 4.5 billion years old, but let's hope it doesn't take that long to determine the rightful owner of ...

Arizona Meteorite Exhibition
UA News (press release)
The Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, or LPL, is kicking off its 50th anniversary with this celebration of Arizona meteorite finders, classifiers, ...

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