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MI meteorite used as doorstop for 30 years 'worth $100,000'

But after hearing that shards of a meteorite that crashed in Michigan had sold for a high price, Mazurek took his " doorstop " to be appraised at Central Michigan University . The Smithsonian and a mineral museum in ME are considering buying the meteorite - now called "Edmore" - for display, according to CMU. And now a man in Grand Rapids just found out the meteorite he has from that impact is worth at least $100,000.

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Jeff Bezos' space company designing large, reusable lunar lander

The Lockheed Martin lunar lander would weigh 24 tons empty, and weigh 68 tons when fully fueled. The Deep Space Gateway is a collaboration between the USA and Russian Federation to create a lunar space station that will act as a "gateway to deep space".

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B.C.'s Kitimat LNG deal has Horgan juggling Greens, Liberals, environmentalists

A new investment of 40 billion Canadian dollars (about 31 billion US dollars) by LNG Canada promises liquefied natural gas delivery to Asian markets in only eight days, announced the firm on Tuesday. "The momentum behind LNG Canada reflects the drastic improvement in the LNG market over the past 12 months, driven by buoyant demand in China ", Dulles Wang, director of North America gas for Wood Mackenzie Ltd., said in a statement.

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Woman wins Nobel physics prize for the first time in 55 years

Michael Moloney, CEO of the American Institute of Physics, praised all the laureates and said "It is also a personal delight to see Dr. Strickland break the 55-year hiatus since a woman has been awarded a Nobel Prize in physics , making this year's award all the more historic".

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Former Tropical Storm Kirk could make a comeback

Graphic illustration of Tropical Storm Kirk as at September 26, 2018. The storm is expected to hit the Leeward Islands later this week. The center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located 595 miles east-southeast of Martinique. A tropical storm is a tropical cyclone that has maximum sustained surface winds ranging from 39-73 miles per hour. The storm's center will move across the Lesser Antilles by Thursday evening on its current track.

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Japanese space robots took the first photos of the asteroid Ryugu

Now the probes sent back home the first images since they landed on the asteroid, on Friday . Hayabusa2 will also deploy yet another another small rover (this time containing optical and ultraviolet LEDs) in 2019. Studying it could shed light on the origin and evolution of Earth and even the solar system. There's the Moon of course, a huge archive of images snapped from the surface of Mars, and even photos of Venus captured from the surface, but never has a spacecraft delivered a snapshot ...


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