Chondrite

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Name: Chondrite
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Vesta's Violent History

Enormous asteroid Vesta is the second-largest body in the asteroid belt. It’s so big, in fact, that many consider it to be more of a planet than just another rocky lump. There are good reasons to consider it planet-like: But for two massive impacts that ... [Published National Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cleaning museun 'asbestos' they can

From the heavens to wooden crates, the meteorites in UNM’s Meteorite Museum are in storage during an asbestos abatement.Carl Agee, director of the Institute of Meteoritics, said the present Meteorite Museum is a “barren shell,” while nearly every room ... [Published Daily Lobo - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

‘Mysterious’ meteorite may shed light on explosion of life on Earth

18:18Image from wikipedia.orgResearchers have discovered a fossilized space rock that stands out against anything seen before. It may advance the understanding of the asteroid clash that triggered off the diversity boom of life on early Earth.Most of ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 02 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 Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mysterious Asteroid Found In Sweden May Have Kick-Started Evolution

An asteroid discovered in Sweden is "unlike anything ever found" - and might be a key to unlocking the mystery of how life developed on Earth.The rock is one of about 100 fossilised meteorites which have been extracted from a limestone quarry near to ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Discover an Entirely New Kind of Meteorite

At a pink limestone quarry in Sweden, finding meteorite is no big deal—workers have found 101 of them in the past 20 years[1]. But a new space rock discovery[2] has scientists scratching their heads. The meteorite is of a class that's never before been ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 4 reports

A New Meteorite Unknown to Science Might Be the Key to Life on Earth

At a pink limestone quarry in Sweden, finding meteorite is no big deal—workers have found 101 of them in the past 20 years. But a new space rock discovery has scientists scratching their heads. The meteorite is of a class that's never before been seen, ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Photos: New Kind of Meteorite Found in Sweden

Credit: B. SchmitzA new kind of meteorite discovered in Sweden could be a fragment from a giant asteroid belt collision 470 million years ago. [ Read the full report]2 of 6An unusual fossil findCredit: B. Schmitz, Chemie der Erde 2013A fossil chondrite ... [Published LiveScience.com - Jun 27 2014]
Entities: Meteorite, Fossil, Sweden
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Earth's Most Abundant, But Hidden Mineral Finally Seen, Named

Earth's most abundant mineral lies deep in the planet's interior, sealed off from human eyes. Now, scientists for the first time have gotten a glimpse of the material in nature, enclosed inside a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite. The result: They have characterized ... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Earth's Most Abundant Mineral Finally Gets a Name

Earth's most abundant mineral lies deep in the planet's interior, sealed off from human eyes. Now, scientists for the first time have gotten a glimpse of the material in nature, enclosed inside a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite. The result: They have characterized ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Astronauts Visiting Moon Will Not Find Water On The Sunny Side

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe OnlineAstronauts looking to lay the groundwork for a future settlement or station on the Moon will be looking for water to use as a resource. According to a new study, however, they may want to save some time ... [Published Red Orbit - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 3 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]

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"This was the largest documented asteroid break-up event of the past 3 billion years," says Schmitz. "The asteroid impact at the end of the Cretaceous period, believed to have killed the non-avian dinosaurs, was tiny in comparison."
"Something we didn't really know about before was flying around and crashed into the L-chondrites" said study co-author Gary Huss of the University of HawaiiUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
"Scientists have identified high-pressure minerals in its shock-melt veins since 1960s. Now we have identified bridgmanite" Tschauner said, referring to the Tenham meteorite...

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Vesta's Violent History [Published National Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
Cleaning museun 'asbestos' they can [Published Daily Lobo - Jul 14 2014]
‘Mysterious’ meteorite may shed light on explos... [Published Russia Today - Jul 02 2014]
Mystery fossil rock may be chip off life-inspir... [Published New Scientist - Jul 02 2014]
Mysterious Asteroid Found In Sweden May Have Ki... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 02 2014]
Eureka! Kola Fireball Meteorites Found in Russia [Published Universe Today - Jul 01 2014]
Scientists Discover an Entirely New Kind of Met... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 01 2014]
A New Meteorite Unknown to Science Might Be the... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 01 2014]
Meteorite find may be 'missing half' of interst... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 01 2014]
Swedish space rock may be piece of early life p... [Published New Scientist - Jun 30 2014]
Swedish space rock may be piece of early life p... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 30 2014]
Photos: New Kind of Meteorite Found in Sweden [Published LiveScience.com - Jun 27 2014]
Ancient Asteroid Destroyer Finally Found, And I... [Published LiveScience.com - Jun 27 2014]
Earth's Most Abundant, But Hidden Mineral Final... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Jun 24 2014]
Earth’s Most Abundant Mineral Found in a Rock f... [Published The Utah People's Post - Jun 18 2014]
Earth's Most Abundant Mineral Finally Gets a Name [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 18 2014]
Astronauts Visiting Moon Will Not Find Water On... [Published Red Orbit - Jun 17 2014]
Earth's Most Abundant, But Hidden Mineral Final... [Published LiveScience.com - Jun 16 2014]
Researchers Discover Traces of the Planet That ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]
Moon created in violent collision with Earth, c... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
Apollo Programme rock samples throw new light o... [Published The Independent - Jun 05 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]
Space Dust Is Filled With Building Blocks For L... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Feb 18 2014]
Where Did Earth’s Water Come From? [Published Universe Today - Feb 17 2014]
Happy 1st Anniversary Chelyabinsk! The Fireball... [Published Universe Today - Feb 15 2014]
Transport of solids in protoplanetary disks: Co... [Published SpaceRef - Feb 10 2014]
New Technique Could Be Used to Search Space Dus... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 04 2014]
Russian meteor shows 20,000,000 space rocks thr... [Published Space Daily - Nov 12 2013]
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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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