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Posts tagged meteorite

February 9, 2017

 

A meteorite (not Ost-65). This is housed at Johnson Space Center's Meteorite Processing Laboratory in Houston.

Introducing Ost-65

Ost-65 looks like an average meteorite, but its chemical make-up is unusual for meteorites on Earth.

November 28, 2016

 

King Tutankhamen ruled ancient Egypt as Pharaoh around 1330 BC, and died when he was only eighteen years old.

King Tut’s Space Dagger

You don't have to smelt iron if it comes from a meteorite.

January 25, 2016

 

trilobyte fossil

Great Big Disaster

Trilobites and 95 percent of marine creatures went the "way of the dinosaurs" during the Permian extinction, millions of years before dinosaurs existed.

June 28, 2011

 

Missing Chromium: Inside Earth’s Crust

The Earth is made up of plenty of elements but Chromium is uncommon. This has scientists puzzled.

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