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April 11, 2014

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4:00 PM | Missed Me By That Much!
Ok, after watching this video, this has to be the luckiest guy in the world for two reasons. 1.  He’s the first person to catch a flamed out meteorite in mid-air barely missing him; and 2. he’s the first person to catch a flamed out meteorite in mid-air barely missing him. The lucky Norwegian skydiver … Continue reading →

April 09, 2014

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3:49 PM | DNews: What Are the Odds a Meteorite Will Hit You?
Last week, a Norwegian man was skydiving, and a meteorite almost hit him! The cool thing about it is it was all caught on tape. Join Tara as she discusses how this rare occurrence will likely never happen again!

March 21, 2014

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4:51 PM | Kuratite: New Mineral Discovered in Meteorite
The stony meteorite D’Orbigny is the source of a newly discovered mineral, kuratite. Its name honors Dr Gero Kurat (1938-2009), a world-renowned meteorite researcher and long-term head of the Mineralogical-Petrographical Department at the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Austria. The meteorite D’Orbigny, a 16.55-kg stone mostly covered with dark gray fusion crust, was found by [...]
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