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Dutch scientists fete rare meteorite find

Jun 26, 2017 - 9:04 PM

The meteorite weighing about 500 grams one pound crashes through the roof of a shed in the small town of Broek in Waterland just north of Amsterdam in January

METEORITE. This handout picture received on June 26, 2017 from the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre shows the sixth Meteorite ever to be found in the Netherlands displayed at the centre in Leiden. Photo by Naturalis Biodiversity Centre / Rebecca Reurslag/AFP

Meteorite not responsible for killing man in India – NASA

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:54 PM

Meteors are particles of dust and rock that usually burn up as they pass through Earth s atmosphere Those that do not burn up completely surviving the fall to Earth are known as meteorites

NOT A METEORITE? A 35-minute-long exposure shows stars trailing across the sky over the mountain home Karadzica, some 40km. south- west from the capitol Skopje, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia early on 07 November 2015 . EPA/GEORGI LICOVSKI

'Meteorite' kills man in south India, authorities say

Feb 09, 2016 - 8:55 AM

If proven it would be the first such death in recorded history

A 35-minute-long exposure shows stars trailing across the sky over the mountain home Karadzica, some 40km. southwest from the capital Skopje, Macedonia early on November 7, 2015 . Georgi Licovski/EPA

Chelyabinsk meteorite: Rock from heavens is a scientists' delight

Feb 12, 2014 - 3:15 PM

So for a meteorite to explode over a city and in a country with a rich scientific tradition was an extraordinary plus for researchers

METEORITE EXPLOSION. A meteorite streaks across the sky in Russia. Screen shot from Youtube

Russia pulls huge 'Chelyabinsk meteor chunk' from lake

Oct 17, 2013 - 10:06 AM

The dramatic recovery operation came 8 months after a piercing streak of light lit up the morning sky in the central Russian region of Chelyabinsk

FLYING ABOVE RUSSIA. A meteor streaks across the sky in Russia February 2013. Screen shot from Youtube

Stay away from meteorites, gov't tells Russians

Feb 15, 2013 - 10:38 PM

Authorities cautioned residents to stay away from any unidentified objects

METEORITE EXPLOSION. A meteorite streaks across the sky in Russia. Screen shot from Youtube.

Meteor strike in Russia hurts around 950, sows panic

Feb 15, 2013 - 10:02 PM

UPDATED Residents of the Russian town of Satka in the Chelyabinsk region are injured from broken glass from the explosion

METEORITE EXPLOSION. A meteorite streaks across the sky in Russia. Screen shot from Youtube.