General Information About Meteors
Name: Sean Evans
Date: 1993 - 1999
I would like to know about meteors. Have you collected any of them?
Gee, Sean, I have not collected any. I wish that I had. It is very
difficult to tell whether any rock that you find is part of a meteor.
I suppose that if a rock looked different from the others it may be
a candidate for a meteor. While lots of meteors do hit the atmosphere
I have not heard about many that were large enough to hit the ground.
I wonder how you would be able to tell them from other rocks? Why
don't you look around and see if some of the rocks around you town
could be meteors? I will have to ask geologists if they can tell
Samuel P Bowen
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