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synonyms for meteorite

  • bolide
  • comet
  • falling star
  • fireball
  • meteoroid
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How to use meteorite in a sentence

So meteorites provide us with a lot of information about a small number of objects, and micrometeorites provide a tiny amount of information on a lot of objects.
WHAT DUST FROM SPACE TELLS US ABOUT OURSELVESNATALIE WOLCHOVERFEBRUARY 4, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Burning bits of ground-up meteorites may tell scientists what exoplanets’ early atmospheres are made of.
CRUSHED SPACE ROCKS HINT AT EXOPLANETS’ EARLY ATMOSPHERIC MAKEUPLISA GROSSMANJANUARY 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
These meteorites are made out of dust that’s just the right size to drift really fast within the disk.
THE SIGHT OF JUPITER AND SATURN TOGETHER IS A BEAUTIFUL THING - FACTS SO ROMANTICSEAN RAYMOND & SEBASTIAAN KRIJTDECEMBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
Then a series of Hubble Space Telescope observations between 2006 and 2013 found that they were more like incoming meteorites.
THE NEW HISTORY OF THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 15, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Ryugu should also help us understand what kinds of elements and compounds might have been delivered to the early Earth by meteorite impacts.
A CAPSULE CARRYING ASTEROID ROCKS HAS SUCCESSFULLY LANDED ON EARTHCHARLOTTE JEEDECEMBER 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Ryugu itself seems to be too fragile to survive a present-day entry into Earth’s atmosphere, so it’s likely quite different from the meteorite remains on Earth we have been able to analyze so far.
JAPAN IS ABOUT TO BRING BACK SAMPLES OF AN ASTEROID 180 MILLION MILES AWAYNEEL PATELDECEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Or, if the water is stored in impact glass, it could have been delivered to the moon by meteorite bits.
THERE’S WATER ON SUNNY PARTS OF THE MOON, SCIENTISTS CONFIRMMARIA TEMMINGNOVEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This meteorite, though, fell in Michigan, and it was visible from Chicago as it was falling—sightings were reported by 674 people in 10 different states.
PRISTINE 'FIREBALL’ METEORITE CONTAINS EXTRATERRESTRIAL ORGANIC COMPOUNDSRACHAEL ZISKOCTOBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It could also kick up dangerous amounts of lunar dust that can cause serious damage to space vehicles, increase the amount of space debris, or in a worst-case scenario, create meteorites that could threaten satellites or even impact Earth.
SPACE MINING SHOULD BE A GLOBAL PROJECT—BUT IT’S NOT STARTING OFF THAT WAYEDD GENTOCTOBER 12, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
It was known that microbes could survive inside artificial meteorites.
IF BACTERIA STICK TOGETHER, THEY CAN SURVIVE FOR YEARS IN SPACEJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO METEORITE

  • bolide
  • comet
  • falling star
  • fireball
  • meteorite
  • meteoroid
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