[meteorite-list] interstellar meteorite anyone?
From: Carl Agee <agee_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2018 13:43:47 -0700
It is regrettable that Earthlings are not technologically advanced
enough to intercept and sample interstellar objects like `Oumuamua
which entered our solar system on a hyperbolic orbit and is now gone
forever. What a missed opportunity!
Carl B. Agee
President, Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth
Director, Institute of Meteoritics
Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131-1126
Tel: (505) 750-7172
Fax: (505) 277-3577
Email: agee at unm.edu
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:22 PM, Bigjohn Shea via Meteorite-list
<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> There are none we know of.
> That article speculates that Tagish Lake might have originated from the Kuiper Belt, but there is no way to confirm even that.
> Maybe someday Voyager will send us back a useful bit of data that somehow can connect a specimen to an interstellar source. ;-)
> John A. Shea, MD
> IMCA 3295
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> On 3/7/18 at 1:45 PM, matija bericic via Meteorite-list wrote:
>> Does any of you maybe have in possession interstellar meteorite?
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