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    Rush on to find fragments of California meteor

    Meteorite hunter Robert Ward rushed from his home in Prescott, Arizona, to northern California after hearing of the explosion on Sunday and found fragments in a park. He told CNN affiliate KOVR that these fragments are the first of their kind to fall to Earth since the 1960s.

    And they are of extreme importance to scientists, he said.

    "There's particles inside this meteorite that predate our sun," Ward said.

    "It contains complex amino acids. It contains organic molecules. This thing is just a treasure trove of data for scientists," Ward told KXTV.

    NASA scientist Peter Jenniskens found fragments in the park's parking lot, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report. The fragment had been split into smaller pieces after it was run over by a vehicle, he told the Chronicle.
    More here: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/04/26...eor/?hpt=hp_t3

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    We still have NASA doing space related research ? I thought Obama had them doing public relations work with third world countries on matters such as building greener taxicabs.
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