Death from above in ancient China
- Space Rock Hits House. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;3/19/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 18, p3
This article reports that a space rock has crashed through the roof of a house in Freehold, New Jersey.
- Space Surprise. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;3/15/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 18, p3
This article reports on the fall of a meteorite into a doctor's office in Lorton, Virginia, in 2010.
- Chronology of the Year's Events: August 1999, General. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p65
No abstract available.
- Inbound meteor prompts scientists to urge cataloging space objects. Cowen, Robert C. // Christian Science Monitor;8/1/95, Vol. 87 Issue 172, p1
Discusses the unusual mineral composition of a meteoric fireball that exploded in the atmosphere right over the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, on April 8, 1989. Analysis of the same which was published in the August issue of the journal, Icarus; Results of several workshops held to discuss...
- Dating craters. Yeaple, J. // Popular Science;Nov89, Vol. 235 Issue 5, p128
Discusses how scientists are using a new radioisotopic dating process to trace the origins of the Meteor Crater in Arizona. The dating methods used in the study were pioneered by James Arnold, a professor at the University of California, San Diego.
- Space rocks clobber town. // Current Events;1/3/94, Vol. 93 Issue 14, p3
No abstract available.
- Close encounters of the thud kind. // Yankee;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p32
Reports that the nation's first recorded meteorite landing was on December 14, 1804 in Weston, Connecticut. Meteorite's size; Size of crater.
- Did solar jets cook `plum pudding' meteorites? Watson, Andrew // New Scientist;10/17/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1843, p16
Reports on research by Kurt Liffman of the University of Melbourne to explain why many meteorites have small, round `plums' of igneous rock called chondrules. Has combined radiometric dating and astronomical theory to explain this phenomenon; About 85 percent of meteorites that fall to Earth...
- More meteorites! Charlesworth, Kate // New Scientist;7/24/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1883, p45
Presents illustrations of different meteorites. Stony chondrites; Stony achondrites; Carbonaceous condrites; More.
- Huge wave buries Virginia coast. // Current Science;1/17/92, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p13
Talks about the theory of Dr. C. Wylie Poag of the US Geological Survey who thinks that a huge meteorite struck the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia. Results of wave; Clues of wave's formation; Evidence from glassy rocks called tektites;Other evidence of the meteorite splash.