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me·te·or·it·ics

 (mē′tē-ə-rĭt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of astronomy that deals with meteors.

meteoritics

(ˌmiːtɪəˈrɪtɪks)
n
(Astronomy) (functioning as singular) the branch of science concerned with meteors and meteorites
ˌmeteorˈiticist n

me•te•or•it•ics

(ˌmi ti əˈrɪt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science that deals with meteors.
[1930–35]
me`te•or•it′i•cist (-ə sɪst) n.

meteoritics

astrolithology.
See also: Meteorites
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The International Society for Meteoritics and Planetary Science in a statement had said the grains of the meteorite are dark gray with visible silicates and metal.
"The future of Stardust science", which is a paper published in June 2017 in the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science, summarizes the roughly 150 scientific publications based on Stardust science.
The team's paper appeared December 11th in Meteoritics & Planetary Science,
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The new research, published in the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science, suggests that Earth's atmosphere is a better shield from meteoroids than previously thought.
Notkin has written more than 150 published articles on meteoritics, paleontology, adventure travel, history, and the arts, and is the author of three books.
Sarafian was lead author of the Science paper, with co-authors Nielsen, Marschall, Monteleone, and Francis McCubbin of the University of New Mexico Institute of Meteoritics. That made him recall his college days when reading a scientific paper was still a travail.
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The study was published in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science.
A light-colored bead discovered at Gerzeh, which bears no signs of chemical treatment, retains a crystal structure typical of meteorite iron, Johnson and her colleagues reported in the June Meteoritics & Planetary Science.
Though planetary scientists have sent several spacecraft to Mars--most recently Curiosity, which is equipped with an on-board chemical laboratory--there's no substitute for a sample in hand, said study leader Carl Agee, director of the Institute of Meteoritics at the University of New Mexico.
Though planetary scientists have sent several spacecraft to Mars - most recently Curiosity, which is equipped with an on-board chemical laboratory - there's no substitute for a sample in hand, said study leader Carl Agee, director of the Institute of Meteoritics at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.