News Stories relating to "meteorites"
Tuesday, August 12, 2003
Fragments of a meteorite narrowly missed hitting 10-year-old Anthony Elliss-Galati in Perth, Australia, then smashed into his driveway. Another meteorite made a crater in a parking lot near Detroit, but no one saw it because they'd all left work when it hit. Since the lot was empty, it didn't hit anyone's car (or anyone's head).
Saturday, January 20, 2001
Scientists have announced that they have discovered magnetic crystals inside a 4 billion year old Martian meteorite that landed in Antarctica about 13,000 years ago. On earth, this type of crystal is only produced by microscopic bacteria.This is strong evidence for the existence of at least bacterial life on Mars.
This magnetic compound...