Scientists studied this space rock at Central Michigan University. He and his father dug it out the next morning and it was still warm. The farmer claimed the rock had fallen in the 1930s and that the new owner could have it since it was "part of the property".
The man told Sirbescu that he kept the rock for the next 30 years, even after moving away from the farm.
The Grand Rapids man was apparently inspired to investigate after seeing news of meteorite hunters finding shards and selling them for thousands of dollars after a meteor sighting in January in the Detroit area. The professor sent a slice of the rock to a colleague at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., who reportedly confirmed her discovery. "I wonder what mine is worth", Mazurek said in the release.
The 22-pound meteorite was examined under x-ray fluorescence scanning which determined that it was composed of 88 percent iron and 12 percent nickel (a metal that is relatively rare on Earth).
"What typically happens with these at this point is that meteorites can either be sold and shown in a museum or sold to collectors and sellers looking to make a profit", Sirbescu said.
Hundreds of people are dying from selfies
About 50% (106) of total selfie deaths occurred in 20-29 year age group followed by 36% deaths in 10-19 year age group. The United States reportedly lead the world in people who accidentally shot themselves while posing with guns.
Kyrie Irving Says He Plans To Sign Long-Term With Celtics
He played in two preseason games this season, but missed the last one and will sit out the finale in Cleveland due to sore ribs. The Boston Celtics point guard said Thursday that he plans to remain with the team following the upcoming season.
The idea is obviously that you control so much of the ball that your opponent simply doesn't have the opportunity to attack you. Though, the side is coming into this game without any injury concerns which might give them a mental satisfaction.
Securities and Exchange Commission to provide a joint statement by October 11, explaining why their settlement should be approved. But that doesn't mean Tesla's board can't order Musk to tone done his Twitter posting in the best interests of the company.
Spokesperson for the protestors, Rachael Pope, said the Americans living in Malawi had a "take-home" message for US First Lady. Malawi is the second nation stop on Trump's four-nation tour of the continent that includes Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Egypt.
It shows that countries in the region have the wisdom, capability and confidence to handle the South China Sea issue. The Chinese destroyer approached as the Decatur passed near Gaven Reef and commenced maneuvers described by a U.S.
Additionally, Swetnick could not say specifically that Kavanaugh was one of the people she claims sexually assaulted her. She never explains why the hell they ran the story at all, given the 100% complete lack of corroboration on anything.
We'd be surprised if Edelman wasn't active this Thursday, but he could have his snaps limited as he gets back into football shape. But I'm banking on Pats being two TDs better on the wing of a breakout game by Brady.
The SEC sued him last week, accusing him of misleading investors and pushing to ban him from running any public company. Tesla shares dropped 4.4 percent Thursday, and were down an additional 2.5 percent in extended trading, to $274.75.
"All my life, I have had very few stories, but some on The New York Times , " Trump said in a September press conference. What's more , Trump and his family boosted their wealth through tax evasion and fraud, according to the Times .
All that was left to do was convince the country's state and territory governments to agree - and now they have, unanimously. "This has nothing to do with making the distribution of the GST fairer". "Millions of Australian women will benefit".
Craig David topped the list of most unsafe celebs a year ago , but Kim has claimed the top spot for 2018, McAfee tells the BBC . Kim wasn't the only Kardashian to make the list as her sister, Kourtney, was third, alongside Adele and Caroline Flack.
Gabriel trapped his opening partner Rahul in front with a sharp incoming delivery to give the West Indies an early breakthrough. He is also the third batsman after Shikhar Dhawan (85 balls) and Dwayne Smith (93) to hit his debut ton in under 100 balls.
University Of Manchester Students' Union Bans Hand Clapping
One tweeter even suggested that jazz hands might not be inclusive to blind people, who would not be able see what was happening. Students will likely no longer clap during student union events at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England.
US First Lady Melania Trump Lands at JKIA
In Kenya, USAID works on a variety of programs, including early-childhood education, wildlife conservation, and HIV prevention. She also visited a local traditional ruler, Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II, meeting him in Obama Hall.
Brett Kavanaugh attacks backfiring on Democrats, Trump says
Trump told a rally crowd in Minnesota that he'd heard the National Football League had a "big, big problem" and stepped in. Trump says Kavanaugh is an "incredible" intellect, judge and talent and will defend the constitution as written.
After days of restraint, Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser
His Republican colleague Susan Collins joined in with criticism of the president, saying his comments were " just plain wrong ". With Republicans holding a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate, the loss of any two of their senators would doom Kavanaugh.
Taika Waititi to direct episode of new Star Wars series
The area where the character is at looks to be something of a " Star Wars " version of America's old lawless wild west. He also serves as executive producer along with, Filoni, Colin Wilson, and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.
Allies' view of U.S. continues to wane in past year
The survey was conducted between May and August, and based on interviews with over 900 people in each of the surveyed countries. Overall, the study shows that with the 25 countries sampled, 70 percent of participants said they lack confidence in Trump.
USMCA trade deal impact on Alabama farmers
Guess what: Trump made a trade agreement that lets Canada continue to charge 300 per cent tariffs on nearly all dairy products. That's the same approach it took with CETA, the trade deal granting greater market access to European dairy producers.
Russian Federation delivers S-300 air defenses to Syria
The remains of a Syrian ammunition warehouse which was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike on a base in Latakia, September 18, 2018. He said that the work was completed a day ago, but it would take three months to train Syrian personnel to operate the system.
Vettel still believes in F1 title bid
He finished second to Hamilton's victory with the Brit's 25 points moving him 50 clear of Vettel in the race for the World title. Bottas reflected on a "difficult day", while Hamilton said he had "a very odd feeling" following his third win in a row.