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Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Listeners Correct Auctioneer About Meteorite History

Listeners Correct Auctioneer About Meteorite History

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Wed May 13 16:10:52 EDT 2009

Letters: Meteorite, All Things Considered, May 13, 2009

“There were many letters in response to an interview about
the auction of the Garza Stone, a meteorite that hit a house
in Park Forest, Ill., in 2003. Listeners were quick to point
out that — contrary to what the organizer of this auction
suggested — there is at least one documented case of a
person being hit by a falling rock from outer space.”

The story commented on is:

Interviews: Why Are Meteorites So Expensive?
All Things Considered, May 12, 2009

“Some pricey chunks of space rock are among the objects for sale
at a Dallas auction house this weekend.”


Paul H.

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