“Fireball” meteorite contains pristine extraterrestrial organic compounds

Chicago IL (SPX) Oct 28, 2020
On the night of January 16, 2018, a fireball meteor streaked across the sky over the Midwest and Ontario before landing on a frozen lake in Michigan. Scientists used weather radar to find where the pieces landed and meteorite hunters were able to collect the meteorite quickly, before its chemical makeup got changed by exposure to liquid water. And, as a new paper in Meteoritics and Planetary Sci
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