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Meteorite: The Stones From Outer Space That Made Our World

Tim Gregory

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Astrophysics, Meteorology & climatology, Space science

'A treasure-trove of knowledge . . . full of wonder at the cosmos' DAILY TELEGRAPH

Meteorite tells the fascinating story of the stones from outer space scattered across our planet. From the impact that finished off the dinosaurs to the dagger made of extraterrestrial iron found in Tutankhamun's tomb, this book is packed full of surprising information, unlikely pioneers and eye-opening science. Dr Tim Gregory explains how these rocky fragments offer clues not just to the earliest origins of everything, but also to humanity's survival into the future.

'A passionate communicator, Tim Gregory conjures colourful environments and events far outside the human' NATURE

'Meticulous and eminently readable, served with clarity, erudition and humour' WALL STREET JOURNAL

'Tim Gregory gets it. He has an uncanny ability to swiftly understand, to clearly explain, and to be joyful' CHRIS HADFIELD

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Praise for Meteorite: The Stones From Outer Space That Made Our World

  • A captivating blend of painstaking detective work and dramatic cosmic events. The impact that rocks from space have had on our culture, and on our knowledge of where we come from - and where they come from - may surprise you. As will their impact on the planet of course, should you be lucky enough to see a "fall" - Jon Butterworth

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