[meteorite-list] Teenager Meteorite Impacts

From: TMS/TNS/HRC <musnat_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:52:24 2004
Message-ID: <005f01c24f8a$c9ded3e0$368d70d1_at_museumst>

I just heard the same story. The thing that made me laugh was when Siobhan
Cowton was asked whether she thought being hit by a meteorite was good luck
or bad luck, her answer was "Good luck, because you get lots of publicity!"


IMCA #9236
The Museum Store/The Nature Source
Anchorage, Alaska

----- Original Message -----
From: "peter scherff" <peterscherff_at_rcn.com>
To: "'Meteorite List'" <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 4:50 AM
Subject: RE: [meteorite-list] Teenager Meteorite Impacts

> Hi,
> I just listened to an interview of Siobhan Cowton on NPR's
> morning edition. The interview definitely left the impression that she
> was hit by a meteorite. The story is being treated as a human interest
> item, not as a science story. Siobhan Cowton stated the she was told the
> meteorite probably came from Mars (a scientist told her this after
> looking at the rock). She also stated that she knew it is a meteorite
> because it was hot when it hit her.
> The interviewer did state that the stone has not been proven to
> be a meteorite. That proof will only come after chemical analysis. The
> statement came across to me as the fine print at the bottom of a
> contract.
> The story is not on NPR's web site yet.
> Thanks,
> Peter Scherff
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Received on Thu 29 Aug 2002 02:34:59 PM PDT

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