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Meteorite Fragments Provide View into the Earliest History of the Solar System
Date: Nov 1, 2012 (Thu)


6:00 PM The meteorite that broke up over the Sierra on Sunday, April 22, 2012 was one of the rarest types of meteorites to fall to Earth a carbonaceous chondrite. This meteorite could turn out to be one of the most important observed fall since the late 1960s, says UC Davis professor Qing-Zhu Yin. Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, 291 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, Nevada