Meteorite

Scientists believe a meteor may be responsible for the biblical tale of Sodom

Scientists believe a meteor may be responsible for the biblical tale of Sodom

One of the key tales in the bible is of the destruction of Sodom. A new study has proposed that the basis for that biblical tale was an airburst meteorite that exploded over the ancient city over 3.5 centuries ago. The team found evidence of sudden destruction in the ancient city of Tall el-Hammam including collapsed buildings, melted pottery, and more.

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Ancient meteorite is a remnant from the birth of the solar system

Ancient meteorite is a remnant from the birth of the solar system

Researchers have been studying an ancient meteorite that was discovered in a field in England in March. The meteorite traveled at least 110 million miles from its origination between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter in the asteroid belt. The 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite was discovered lying in the imprint of a horseshoe and said to be a likely remnant of cosmic debris left from the birth of our solar system.

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Scientists discover solar system ingredients inside Winchcombe meteorite

Scientists discover solar system ingredients inside Winchcombe meteorite

Researchers have been conducting scientific investigations on a meteorite that fell in the UK. The meteorite is known as the Winchcombe meteorite and landed in a driveway in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, in March of this year. The meteorite is 4.5 billion years old, making it a very rare type of rock that was around at the birth of the solar system.

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