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Rutgers Researchers Team With International Group To Investigate One Of The Most Famous Meteorites In The World

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July 1, 1999
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Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey
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Rutgers leads an international team investigating the object that created Arizona's Meteor Crater. Novel radioisotope measurements and computer modeling methodologies are employed.

NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Researchers studying remains of the Canyon Diablo impactor have been able to describe the changing character of the meteoroid as it traversed Earth's atmosphere and hit its surface, ascertain how the remaining fragments were formed, and determine where within the body of the meteoroid the fragments originated.


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