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First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Zr-Y-Nb-REE mineralization associated with microgranite and basic dykes at EL Sela shear zone, ...

El Sela shear zone occurs in the younger granite rock of Gabal El Sela area, south Eastern Desert, Egypt near the Sudan Frontier. It comprises lines-arranged intrusions trending ENE-WSW and extend for about 1.5 km in length and reach up to 40 meters in ... [Published 7thSpace - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

How to Analyse Space Dust

The two main components needed for life on Earth, or any other planet for that matter, are water and organic matter. Although it is accepted that water was present on the early Earth, questions remain as to how sufficient organic matter became available ... [Published Chromatography Today - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nitrogen isotopes in solar system [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences]

Subrata Chakraborty a , 1 , B. H. Muskatel b , Teresa L. Jackson a , Musahid Ahmed c , R. D. Levine b , d , and Mark H. Thiemens a a Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego , La Jolla, CA 92093-0356; b The ... [Published PNAS - Sep 30 2014]
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 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

One That Fell to Earth: Researchers Reveal 2012 Novoto Meteorite Took a Beating

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterEnd of flight fragmentation of the Nov. 18, 2012 fireball over the San Francisco Bay Area. Images are displayed horizontally in time series to depict the breakup, left to right. ... [Published Universe Today - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Eureka! Kola Fireball Meteorites Found in Russia

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterAmateur astronomer and physics teacher Asko Aikkila caught this image of the Kola fireball on videotape in Kuusamo, Finland on April 19, 2014. The picture has been processed to ... [Published Universe Today - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers Discover Traces of the Planet That Helped Create the Moon

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 ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

How Life Could Have Caused Most Minerals On Earth

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterFirst image taken by the Mars Color Camera aboard India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft while orbiting Earth and before the Trans Mars Insertion firing on Dec. 1, 2013. ... [Published Universe Today - Apr 29 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

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Zr-Y-Nb-REE mineralization associated with micr... [Published 7thSpace - Oct 01 2014]
How to Analyse Space Dust [Published Chromatography Today - Sep 30 2014]
Nitrogen isotopes in solar system [Earth, Atmos... [Published PNAS - Sep 30 2014]
[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]
One That Fell to Earth: Researchers Reveal 2012... [Published Universe Today - Aug 18 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]
Did vitamin B3 come from space? [Published EarthSky - Apr 17 2014]
Hans Flex’ Mini Museum [Published Nerdcore - Feb 22 2014]
Where Did Earth’s Water Come From? [Published Universe Today - Feb 17 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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