Sat. Jan 25th, 2020

Satellite Zone

All About Satellites In The Zone

How to (Maybe) Find Your Own Little Amazing Meteorite

2 min read

Most of the meteorites that land on this planet are pretty tiny. And enough of them fall to Earth each day that, theoretically, you could find micrometeorite yourself.

Host: Reid Reimers

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Sources:
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Up On The Roof, A Handful Of Urban Stardust


https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/cosmic-dust-hunt.html
https://www.pnas.org/content/106/17/6904
http://solarviews.com/eng/edu/micromet.htm
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Urban Micrometeorites No Longer a Myth



https://www.iflscience.com/space/how-hunt-micrometeorites/

Urban Micrometeorites No Longer a Myth


https://www.wired.com/story/jon-larsen-amazing-micro-meteorites/
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Images:
https://www.eso.org/public/videos/esocast82b/
https://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/heic0310d/
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Light_microscope_images_of_stony_cosmic_spherules.png
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https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/plastic-bag-isolated-on-transparent-background-empty-transparent-plastic-pocket-bag-gm845299216-138369345
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/flat-design-healthcare-microscope-icon-with-side-shadow-gm869095000-144586233
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/yard-waste-bags-recycled-gm912400746-251182369
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/snow-melting-on-a-roof-into-a-gutter-sadt_mge4jpmvys4k

Cosmic spherule (dry creek east of the Three Sisters Range, South Australia)
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Back-Scattered_Electron_Micrograph_of_Coal_Fly_Ash_small.tif
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cross_sections_of_different_micrometeorite_classes.jpg
Image from page 265 of "Science of the sea. An elementary handbook of practical oceanography for travellers, sailors, and yachtsmen" (1912)
https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geology/article/45/2/119/195213/an-urban-collection-of-modern-day-large
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Micrometeorite.jpg

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