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Originally from: NASA Science News <science.news@...
Original Subject: Arctic Asteroid!
Original Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2000 10:30:31 -0500
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NASA Science News for June 1, 2000
In January, 2000, a seven meter, 200 metric ton rock from space
streaked across the skies of western Canada. The meteor was at
least as bright as the Sun before it exploded over the Yukon
Territory. Scientists have recovered fragments of the carbon-rich
rock, which researchers say is the most valuable meteorite find in
at least 30 years.
FULL STORY at
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