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All about <b>Meteorites</b> - redOrbit
NEW ALBUM "METEORITES" TO BE RELEASED BY 429 RECORDS IN THE U.S. JUNE 3RD SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo & The ...
<b>Meteorite</b> - Universe Reference Library - redOrbit
Meteorite — A meteorite is a relatively small extraterrestrial material body that reaches the Earth's surface. While in space these bodies are called meteoroids.
Martian <b>Meteorite</b> - Stellar Bodies Reference Library - redOrbit
Martian Meteorite — Mars meteorites include three rare groups of achondritic ( stony) meteorites (16 objects total) with isotope ratios that are said to be consistent ...
<b>Meteorites</b> Hold Secrets Of Earth's Formation - Space News - redOrbit
Jul 23, 2012 ... Scientists attempting to better understand the formation and the present-day layering of planet Earth have turned to ancient meteorites, which ...
<b>Meteorite</b> Impacts Brought Life-Producing Phosphorus To Early Earth
Jun 5, 2013 ... New research has determined that meteorites that impacted Earth some 3.5 billion years ago could have helped kick start life on this planet.
<b>Meteorites</b> May Have Delivered Vitamin B3 To Earth - Space News <b>...</b>
Apr 17, 2014 ... Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites, according to a new analysis by ...
New Techniques Tease Out Building Blocks Of Life In <b>Meteorites</b>
Feb 4, 2014 ... Callahan and colleagues have analyzed carbon-rich meteorites, known as carbonaceous chondrites, and found amino acids within.
Ancient Egyptian Bead Was Based On <b>Meteorite</b>
May 30, 2013 ... Researchers wrote in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science that they found proof that ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make ...
Curiosity Sampling Confirms Earth <b>Meteorites</b> Are From Mars
Oct 16, 2013 ... NASA's Curiosity rover has proven some of the meteorites discovered have indeed come from the Red Planet, according to a new study ...
Space Mountain Produces Terrestrial <b>Meteorites</b> - Space News <b>...</b>
Dec 31, 2011 ... For many years, researchers have been collecting Vesta meteorites from “fall sites” around the world. The rocks' chemical fingerprints leave ...
<b>Meteorite</b> Mystery Solved By Sun's Violent Beginnings? - Space <b>...</b>
Jul 1, 2014 ... Observations of a Sun-like star through the Herschel Space observatory may have unlocked the mystery of meteorites in our own galaxy, ...
Martian <b>Meteorites</b> Offer Evidence Of Early Atmosphere On Red Planet
Apr 17, 2014 ... Martian meteorites that fell to Earth are revealing secrets of an early atmosphere on Mars that is hidden in the chemical signatures of each ...
<b>Meteorites</b> Source Of Earth's Water, New Study Suggests - Space <b>...</b>
Jul 16, 2012 ... New research suggests that meteorites, and their parent asteroids, are most- likely the sources of Earth's water.
Tagish Lake <b>Meteorites</b> Reveals Secrets Of The Early Solar System
Jul 26, 2012 ... Image Caption: Artist's concept of excess left-hand aspartic acid created in asteroids and delivered to Earth via meteorite impacts. The line at ...
Carbon Detected In Martian <b>Meteorites</b> - Space News - redOrbit
May 25, 2012 ... Carbon, a building block for creating life, has been detected in a Martian meteorite that landed on Earth, according to a Carnegie Institution for ...
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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.
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Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.

- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), British philosopher, mathematician.
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