[meteorite-list] Fake Norway rock

From: Michael Farmer <mike_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:23:48 -0700
Message-ID: <D5139D2E-6B1E-469C-B7C9-297E1E092402_at_meteoriteguy.com>

Actually it seems NASA has debunked it and they parachutists themselves admit it is a stone from the parachute, which I said from moment one.

Michael Farmer

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> On Apr 9, 2014, at 3:20 PM, Chris Peterson <clp at alumni.caltech.edu> wrote:
> I'd like to point out that the meteorite explanation has not been "debunked", nor has it been proven that it was a rock from the parachute.
> The falling object is still consistent with a meteorite. What's been demonstrated is that the rock is very plausibly explained as something trapped in the parachute, and given the odds against capturing an image of a falling meteorite, that's by far the most likely possibility. But a meteorite remains a possibility, although not a likely one.
> Chris
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>> On 4/9/2014 4:04 PM, Michael Farmer wrote:
>> So now that the parachute scam has been debunked and now proven to be a rock from the parachute, why has the list gone silent on it?
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Received on Wed 09 Apr 2014 06:23:48 PM PDT

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