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AI Researchers Search for Meteorites in Antarcticaantarctica, meteorites,

By Keith Cowing
December 13, 2006
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Follow along as scientists from NAI’s University of Hawai’i Team go on expedition with the NSF/NASA-sponsored Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) program. View photos, read about the team and their mission, and stay current with regular dispatches from the “Streets of McMurdo.”

The ANSMET program enables researchers to collect meteorites in Antarctica first hand for scientific study. Over 75% of meteorites are recovered from Antarctica, and more than 15,000 samples have been supplied to over 400 scientists in 32 countries over the last 30 years. [Source: NAI Newsletter]

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