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Turducken Space Rock: Antarctic Meteorite Hid Comet Inside Asteroid Remains

Discover Magazine - Wed 17 Apr 19

Our solar system is a whopping 4.5 billion years old. And those earliest days were some of the most interesting for astronomers. That's when the planets formed, building from dust grains ...

Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite

Phys.org - Mon 15 Apr 19

A tiny piece of the building blocks from which comets formed has been discovered inside a primitive meteorite. The discovery by a Carnegie Institution of Science-led team, including a researcher ...

Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite, Daily Mail - Mon 15 Apr 19
Tiny Fragment of a Comet Found Inside a Meteorite, Laboratory Equipment - Wed 17 Apr 19
Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite, SpaceDaily - Mon 15 Apr 19
Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite, ScienceDaily - Mon 15 Apr 19

Rare Comet Fragment Found Inside Rocky Meteorite

SPACE.com - Tue 16 Apr 19

Researchers have found a piece of a comet — an object made up of ice and dust — inside of a space rock known as a stony meteorite.

3 million-year-old comet piece found inside a meteorite, could contain building blocks of life

FOXNews - Tue 16 Apr 19

A piece of a comet, thought to be between 3 and 3.5 million-years-old, has been found inside a meteorite and it could potentially contain the building blocks for life, according to a new study.

Scientists Find ‘Surprise’ Fragment of a Comet Inside a Meteorite

Geek.com - Mon 15 Apr 19

A meteorite was holding a secret: Researchers recently discovered a tiny, ancient piece of the building blocks from which comets formed encased inside a meteorite, like an insect in amber. ...

Comet Ingredients Swallowed by an Asteroid, Found Sealed Inside a Meteorite

Livescience - Mon 15 Apr 19

A bit of comet material lurks inside a meteorite found in Antarctica.

Piece of a Comet Found Tucked Inside Meteorite

Gizmodo - Mon 15 Apr 19

Scientists have found a cometary building block in an unexpected place: deep inside a meteorite, according to a new paper.Read more...

The turducken space rock: Antarctic meteorite hid comet inside asteroid remains

Astronomy.com - Wed 17 Apr 19

Researchers got an unexpected two-for-one deal when they discovered this asteroid fragment housed cometary material.