Published: September 4, 2014

Fossil Meteorites

Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent, Brain Scoop

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In which we set out and find fossil meteorites in time and space. Wait... meteorites can be fossilized?! Mind blown. 

In which we set out and find fossil meteorites in time and space. Wait... meteorites can be fossilized?! Mind blown. 

Read more about Philipp Heck's meteoritical research and the arrival of fossil meteorites at The Field Museum! 

Thanks to Mario Tassinari for the loan of the fossil meteorites, and Birger Schmitz for pioneering this field.

Thanks to Philipp Heck, The Field Museum and NASA/JPL for archive images and video.