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Planetary Science

Catch a falling star

The European Fireball Network has recovered a meteorite after photographing its violent entry into the Earth's atmosphere. This is only the fourth such recovery, and analysis points to a surprising past for this primitive object.

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Figure 1: Shooting star.

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Drummond, J. Catch a falling star. Nature 423, 123–124 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/423123a

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