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#1 Glassthrower

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 04:08 PM

The Chelyabinsk russian meteorite is being widely studied by scientists. Here is an article released by UC Davis where a consortium of scientists from multiple institutions are coordinating their studies.

Link - http://news.ucdavis.....lasso?id=10764

A recent article in the media about Chelyabinsk and things we have learned from it - http://www.space.com...burst-risk.html

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 08:36 PM

Interesting! read.. Thanks Mike

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 02:24 PM

Really cool!! I picked up a 28 gram piece of this from Aerolite at the ASAE show, it has some iron out-flow in it too which is neat.

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Posted 22 November 2013 - 06:47 PM

That`s a big rock, got a pic of it ?

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 10:23 PM

That`s a big rock, got a pic of it ?


I will when I get it back, I went to a party on Saturday and forgot it there. :o






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