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Scientists identify first ever meteorite to drop from the outer solar system

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 16, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Aug 15, 2016

Sixteen years after it landed on Earth, scientists finally think they have identified the origin of a meteorite that is truly out of this world. Dubbed the Tagish Lake meteorite, named for the region of British Columbia where it landed in 2000, the specimen is quite different from most meteorites documented by science. Now, researchers who have been evaluating the rock’s composition say they have a better idea of where it came from, and the results are a bit surprising. Most of the...






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