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A Meteorite as a Ritual Offering for Ancient Britons

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- 1369 days ago -
A meteorite spanning about 1.6 feet (0.5m) across and weighing 205 pounds (93 kg) fell from space some 30,000 years ago in what is now Britain.

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Bob P. (408)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 11:26 am

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Sunday February 26, 2012, 2:46 am
life has value beyond measure
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Bren R. (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 3:30 am

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 4:32 am
Thanks for the informative article Marty...

Svetlana B. (19)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 6:55 am
Noted, thanks

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Sunday February 26, 2012, 10:32 am

John D. (45)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 12:56 pm
Thanks Marty for this interesting piece...

Ellen Emerson (14)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 1:52 pm
Neat stuff!

Henrik Thorsen (31)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 2:08 pm
Very interesting, thanks for sharing.

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 3:42 pm

Fred Krohn (34)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 4:29 pm
Yeesh, don't the Moslems have one of these in Medina?

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Sunday February 26, 2012, 4:31 pm

Anthony Hilbert (6)
Monday February 27, 2012, 1:17 am
It's recorded by Homer that the Trojans worshipped one as the image of the Goddess. Hardly surprising. What could be more magical than a stone from the sky?

David Menard (43)
Monday February 27, 2012, 5:25 am

Mary D. (64)
Monday February 27, 2012, 10:45 pm
Fascinating! And Anthony, that's probably what happened! Wow!

Sue Matheson (79)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 9:11 am
very interesting. thanks.

SuzanneAWAY L. (137)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:12 pm
Interesting. Thank you.
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