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Travels of an Urban Geologist: Building Bavaria II

The pretty, Medieval town of Nördlingen lies, fittingly, on the ‘Romantic Road’ in the west-central Swabian Bavaria. Its red-roofed buildings are enclosed within a complete and circular circuit of town walls. 530 more words

Geology

Bringing the Moon to Rider

One of the wonderful programs run by NASA is the Lunar and Meteorite Disk Program, which allows educators the opportunity to borrow samples of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts, along with some meteorites recovered all over the globe.   41 more words

DATING THE MOON-FORMING IMPACT EVENT WITH METEORITES

Through a combination of data analysis and numerical modeling work, researchers have found a record of the ancient Moon-forming giant impact observable in stony meteorites. Their work will appear in the April 2015 issue of the Journal Science. 767 more words

COSMOLOGY AND ASTOPHYSICS

Meteorites Bring the Building Blocks of Life

Meteorite Day at the Museum May 23, 2015 Visit us at the Rice NW Museum on Saturday, May 23, for our annual Meteorite Day. There will be guest lectures and special events for the family all day. 316 more words

Science

Comets, Asteroids, Meteors, Meteoroids, Meteorites. What You Need To Know

What is the difference between:
Comets, Asteroids, Meteors, Meteoroids, and Meteorites?

Asteroids are generally larger chunks of rock that come from the asteroid belt located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. 748 more words

General

From ANU: "Meteorites key to the story of Earth's layers"

Australian National University

14 April 2015
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Dr Yuri Amelin. Image: Stuart Hay

A new analysis of the chemical make-up of meteorites has helped scientists work out when the Earth formed its layers. 317 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Dwarf Planet Ceres & Meteorite Samples

Scientist Marc Fries gave a talk at NASA Johnson Space Center about the NASA Dawn spacecraft that recently arrived in orbit around Ceres and meteorites.  Ceres is a dwarf planet the size of Texas and the largest body in the asteroid belt. 37 more words

ARES Scientists