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.
- 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.
- Rocks roll in from outer space! Bedway, Barbara // Science World;9/4/92, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p10
Presents a discussion on meteorites and tells of how 13-year-old Brodie Spaulding found one in his yard. How he knew it was something other than a regular rock; How meteorites hold important clues about our world; How to increase your chances of finding one; Other people that have discovered...