It turned out to be "an iron-nickel meteorite with about 88 percent iron and 12 percent nickel".
In 1988, an unnamed man bought a farm in Edmore, Michigan and was being toured around the property when he spotted a large, strange-looking rock holding the door of a shed open.
"A meteorite", the farmer said matter-of-factly. The next morning the farmer and his father discovered the crater and dug out the meteorite, which was still quite warm.
The original owner told him he had seen the space rock come down on the property way back in the 1930s and that "it made a heck of a noise when it hit". Apparently, for decades this rock remained unnoticed as a doorstep and now, it turns out that it's a meteorite, which is worth $100,000, according to CMU. A colleague there further analyzed the sample, including with an acid test to reveal the Widmanstätten pattern, a property of most iron-nickel meteorites that can not be faked.
Mr Mazurek said that when he sells the meteorite, he will donate some of the money to the university.
It is reported that though the meteorite has not been sold yet, Smithsonian Museum and another collector are interested in buying it, and pieces of it may also be cut for research purposes.
Instead, the Duchess of Cornwall simply has a royal engagement that she is attending on the same day and at the same time, too. Accompanying the news were several sweet throwback photos of the couple and their siblings to mark the special occasion.
Other nominees are Pernille Harder, Lindsey Horan, Fran Kirby, Sam Kerr, Lieke Martens, Megan Rapinoe and Christine Sinclair. The victor of the prestigious Ballon d'Or organised by France Football magazine will be announced on December 3.
So, if you wish to grab it, you need to have a Pixel device and rest assured, Google will take care of your AI experience. Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL has been in the news for some reason or the other for the past couple of months.
A new customisable blade hosts the component parts of multiple Xbox One consoles, as well as its associated infrastructure. The Xbox One console is a great device where you can play lots of awesome games such as Halo 5, Forza Horizon 4 and more.
Speaking at an event here, Pradhan said two of India's state-owned companies had contracted for Iranian crude for November. None of the Iranian crude exported in the first week of October is heading for Europe, according to the Refinitiv data.
It has allowed journalists into the consulate to show Mr Khashoggi is not there, reportedly even opening cupboards. On Monday President Trump said that he was "concerned" about reports on Khashoggi's disappearance.
The presenter's body was found dumped in a park in the city of Ruse, close to the banks of the Danube River, on Saturday. The minister described the murder as "exceptionally brutal" and said Marinova was raped before she was killed.
The north Florida city of Tallahassee on Sunday opened two locations where residents could get sandbags in case of flooding. Our state understands how serious tropical weather is and how devastating any hurricane or tropical storm can be .
It takes her AMA tally to 23, beating Whitney Houston's 19 to make her the most successful female artist at the awards. Swift was backed by more than a dozen dancers for the performance and a large snake hovered behind her onstage.
The highest end model costs $1,599 and comes with an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. On many Android phones and tablets, you can swipe up or down from the home screen to reveal all of your apps.
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro prices revealed ahead of launch
Huawei's purported Mate 20X is expected to be absolutely huge with a 7.21-inch OLED display and a native resolution of 2240x1080. It's a short 10-second clip showing a smartphone shrouded in a block of ice, revealed to be the Mate 20X by one of the hashtags.
US Gulf Coast bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael
It will weaken into a tropical storm near the Carolinas and Virginia on its way back to the Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said. Rick Scott on Monday called Hurricane Michael a "monstrous" and potentially "deadly" storm that is barreling toward Florida.
PlayStation Online ID name change feature coming soon
Users that have already pre-registered as testers in previous PS4 software betas will have access to this new feature "soon". The standard price for a name change is going to be $9.99, and PlayStation Plus members will only need to pay $4.99.
Apple's iWatch has problems with the time
It seems there is an issue with the new infographic faces which are causing the watches to go into endless reboot loops. As a temporary workaround, users can try to remove the Infograph watch face from the Watch companion app on the iPhone.
Economists Nordhaus, Romer awarded 2018 Nobel prize
On the other hand, Romer's research showed that how economic forces command the firms to come up with new ideas and innovations . Many economists have since endorsed the concept of taxing carbon and using this financial lever to influence societal behavior.
Google+ to shut down after security bug
The closure isn't because people are happier using Facebook and Twitter instead of Google's service. A flaw was discovered in March that exposed personal information of up to 500,000 people.