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First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] NS 2986: Quasicrystal quest: The unreal rock that nature made

This is going to several people who would not ordinarily get NewScientist, simply because it is an exciting story.NS 2986: Quasicrystal quest: The unreal rock that nature made http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329860.300-quasicrystal-quest-the-unreal-rock-that-nature-made.html ... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Written in Bone: The Murtchison Meteorite

This diary is part of a series titled "Written in Bone: Tales From the Evolution of Life on Earth."A fragment of the Murtchison Meteorite, on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural HistoryHow did life on Earth begin? It is one of the most basic ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

High-precision measurements of tungsten stable isotopes and application to Earth Sciences

Mass-dependent isotope fractionation of tungsten (W) isotopes has not received much attention until recently. This is mainly due to the small fractionation expected – as tungsten has a relatively high atomic mass – combined with the insufficient precision ... [Published RSC - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Composition, Mineralogy, and Porosity of Multiple Asteroid Systems from Visible and Near-infrared Spectral Data

Sean S. Lindsay, Franck Marchis, Joshua P. Emery, J. Emilio Enriquez, Marcelo AssafinComments: 45 pages, 8 figures Accepted to IcarusSubjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)We provide a taxonomic and compositional characterization of Multiple ... [Published SpaceRef - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Origins of meteorites traced back billions of years

SAN FRANCISCO - The space rocks that fell on a Novato rooftop and other North Bay sites two years ago are relics of a monster collision with Earth that formed the moon more than 4.5 billion years ago, scientists believe.The six battered meteorites called ... [Published Inland News Today - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

ASU receives rare space rock gift

Arizona State University’s Center for Meteorite Studies recently received a precious gift. Aside from its price tag, what makes this space rock so special is where it came from: the moon.The new sample belongs to the rare class of meteorites originating ... [Published Arizona Business Magazine - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Ecstatic Over Meteorite that Landed in Marin

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest california updates in your inboxThe meteor shower over Novato in October 2012.Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 Updated at 7:35 AM PDT"Novato" is no longer just a city in Marin County. For scientists, it's a "gift from heaven."Novato ... [Published NBC San Diego - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Stardust mission snares first dust from beyond the solar system

Seven rare, microscopic dust particles, which could be of interstellar origin, have been found among samples collected by NASA's Stardust mission, according to an international team of researchers. The tiny particles show features that are consistent ... [Published Physicsworld.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Novato meteorite 'a gift from heaven,' NASA scientist says

When Lisa Webber of Novato heard a "boom-badda-boom" in her kitchen two years ago, she had no idea that a golfball-sized meteorite more than 4.5 billion years old had just hit her roof.Now, after two years of analysis, an international consortium of more ... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Meteorites' origins traced back billions of years to massive collision

The space rocks that fell on a Novato rooftop and other North Bay sites two years ago are relics of a monster collision with Earth that formed the moon more than 4.5 billion years ago, scientists believe.The six battered meteorites called metallic chondrites ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Violent past of 'Novato' meteorite revealed

A new study has revealed the origin and violent history of the meteorite, now officially named 'Novato', which fell onto the roof of a house in Novato, California, on Oct. 17, 2012.Peter Jenniskens, a meteor astronomer, said that their investigation has ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Australian pioneers light the way for planetary sciences

"WA came into the subject rather late, from the late 1800s on, and initially was concerned with the description of meteorites found in the state—the work of Edward Simpson and later John de Laeter and Joe McCall," Dr Bevan says. Credit: Dave DugdaleThe ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 06 2014]

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This diary is part of a series titled "Written in Bone: Tales From the Evolution of Life on Earth."
"I like to think that the objects formed by that Earth-moon impact so long ago have now come back to impact the Earth" he said
"The debris that got ejected ended up hitting everything that was around. We think now Novato got its black appearance from being hit by debris from the impact" Jenniskens said

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[tt] NS 2986: Quasicrystal quest: The unreal ro... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 19 2014]
Written in Bone: The Murtchison Meteorite [Published Daily Kos - Sep 09 2014]
High-precision measurements of tungsten stable ... [Published RSC - Sep 04 2014]
Composition, Mineralogy, and Porosity of Multip... [Published SpaceRef - Sep 02 2014]
Origins of meteorites traced back billions of y... [Published Inland News Today - Aug 24 2014]
ASU receives rare space rock gift [Published Arizona Business Magazine - Aug 23 2014]
Scientists Ecstatic Over Meteorite that Landed ... [Published NBC San Diego - Aug 21 2014]
Novato meteorite 'a gift from heaven,' NASA sci... [Published Marin Independent Journal - Aug 20 2014]
NASA's Stardust mission snares first dust from ... [Published Physicsworld.com - Aug 19 2014]
Meteorites' origins traced back billions of yea... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
One That Fell to Earth: Researchers Reveal 2012... [Published Universe Today - Aug 18 2014]
Violent past of 'Novato' meteorite revealed [Published Business Standard India - Aug 16 2014]
Australian pioneers light the way for planetary... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 06 2014]
Eureka! Kola Fireball Meteorites Found in Russia [Published Universe Today - Jul 01 2014]
Researchers Discover Traces of the Planet That ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]
How Life Could Have Caused Most Minerals On Earth [Published Universe Today - Apr 29 2014]
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[tt] NS 2986: Quasicrystal quest: The unreal ro... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 19 2014]
This is going to several people who would not ordinarily get NewScientist, simply because it is an exciting story.NS 2986: Quasicrystal quest: The unreal rock that nature made http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329860.300-quasicrystal-quest-the-unreal-rock-that-nature-made.html ...
Researchers Discover Traces of the Planet That ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]
Analysis of moon rocks brought back by Apollo astronauts has revealed remnants of Theia, the planet that researchers believe collided with Earth to create the moon 4.5 billion years ago. Researchers have long hypothesized that Theia — named after the ...
Did vitamin B3 come from space? [Published EarthSky - Apr 17 2014]
Residue from a laboratory experiment simulating the conditions of interstellar space. The residue contained vitamin B3 (and related compounds) and may help explain meteorite chemistry. Image credit: Karen Smith Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial ...
Hans Flex’ Mini Museum [Published Nerdcore - Feb 22 2014]
Tolles Projekt von Hans Flex, der sein „ Mini Museum “ grade auf Kickstarter finanziert und dort innerhalb weniger Tage bereits 500% der Kohle eingesackt hat. Das „Museum“ ist ein handlicher Harzkasten mit Proben von Mondgestein, Dinosaurierkacke, ...
New Technique Could Be Used to Search Space Dus... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 04 2014]
While the origin of life remains mysterious, scientists are finding more and more evidence that material created in space and delivered to Earth by comet and meteor impacts could have given a boost to the start of life. Some meteorites supply molecules ...
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