Weird ET stone gets even weirder

In 1996, scientists discovered what may be the strangest stone ever found, in an equally strange section of the Sahara desert that's littered with unique yellow glass. Nicknamed the Hypatia stone, the relic was later found to be extraterrestrial in origin, but was unlike any known kind of meteorite or comet. A new study has deepened the mystery even further, finding that Hypatia could predate the formation of the Solar System, or have interstellar origins... Continue Reading The interstellar story of the strangest stone ever found Category: Space Tags: Comets Geology Meteorite Oort cloud Solar System Related Articles: Ancient Martian volcano erupted non-stop for 2 billion years Meteorite discovery: "No one has seen anything like this one before" Rare meteorite may have formed the basis for the planet Mercury

Weird ET stone gets even weirder

An Egyptian pebble of extraterrestrial origin is full of surprises, new research shows. Andrew Masterson reports.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Cosmos Magazine

The interstellar story of the strangest stone ever found

In 1996, scientists discovered what may be the strangest stone ever found, in an equally strange section of the Sahara desert that's littered with unique yellow glass. Nicknamed the ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Gizmag

Extra-terrestrial Hypatia stone rattles solar system status quo

In 2013, researchers announced that a pebble found in south-west Egypt, was definitely not from Earth. By 2015, other research teams had announced that the 'Hypatia' stone was not part of any ...

Tue 9 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Extraterrestrial Hypatia stone rattles solar system status quo, Tue 9 Jan 18 from Science Blog

Extra-terrestrial Hypatia stone rattles solar system status quo, Tue 9 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

This out-of-this-world diamond-studded rock just got even weirder

A tiny chunk of stone that looks like nothing else ever seen in the solar system might be even weirder than scientists thought.

Tue 16 Jan 18 from FOXNews

Out-of-This-World Diamond-Studded Rock Just Got Even Weirder

The mysterious Hypatia stone fits no known profile.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from SPACE.com

Out-of-This-World Diamond-Studded Rock Just Got Even Weirder, Thu 11 Jan 18 from Livescience

Incredible alien rock Hypatia may predate our solar system

The discovery was made by researchers from the University of Johannesburg, who used advanced scanning techniques to analyse Hypatia's structure.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Strange interstellar stone discovered in Egypt is like nothing else found in the solar system

A unique cosmic stone challenges what we know about how the solar system formed.

Wed 10 Jan 18 from ZME Science

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