Rare Aubrite Fragments Recovered After Meteor Explodes Over Berlin

Berlin, Germany – On January 21st, 2024, an asteroid with a diameter of about one meter entered the Earth’s atmosphere and exploded over the city of Berlin at 12:33 am UTC. The fragments of this asteroid, known as 2024 BX1, were later found by a team of scientists from various institutions and identified as a rare type of meteorite called “aubrites”. The team of scientists who recovered the fragments included researchers from the Freie Universit├Ąt …

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