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 When were meteorites first discovered?

Answer What we call meteorites were thought, for most of our history, to be strange and unique, but still Earthly rocks. It wasn't until 1794 that a scientist named Ernst Chladni put forward the idea that... Read More »
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What is the age of meteorites?

Meteorites can be anywhere from newly formed to 4.55 billion years old, the age of the Solar System. Meteorites come from meteors, which come from meteoroids, which result from impacts such as a co... Read More »
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How big are meteorites?

Meteorites, bits of stony or metallic space debris that survive passage through our atmosphere and impact the ground, can be any size---from microscopic specks to mountain-sized behemoths or larger... Read More »
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What Happens When Meteorites Hit?

What happens when a meteorite hits has not been directly observed by scientists. However, close examination of impact craters has given them quite a few clues about the process. Meteorites that do ... Read More »
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How to Buy Meteorites?

Meteorites can make unusual gifts or an interesting addition to any rock collection. Meteorites are objects that have punched through the Earth's atmosphere from space. The majority of objects burn... Read More »
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