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Find a falling star [by] Harvey H. Nininger.

Harvey Harlow Nininger

Find a falling star [by] Harvey H. Nininger.

Introd. by Fred L. Whipple.

by Harvey Harlow Nininger

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Published by Paul S. Erikson in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorites

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB755 N49
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254p.
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19248105M

    Many of my friends really liked this book, so I feel somewhat uncomfortable in that I'm going to completely disagree with them on this book. First of all, I can't imagine that Falling Stars is anything but a loosely disguised 50/Twi-fic/5. Out of the sky: an introduction to meteoritics / H.H. Nininger; Find a falling star [by] Harvey H. Nininger. Introd. by Fred L. Whipple; Meteorites / by D.W.P. Corbett; Australian meteorites / by T. Hodge-Smith; Correlated petrographic, electron microprobe, and ion microprobe studies .

    Born Conway Springs, Kansas, USA, 17 January Died Westminster, Colorado, USA, 1 March Harvey Nininger has been called the father of modern meteoritics. As an exceptionally successful meteorite hunter, Nininger collected specimens of meteorite falls not previously identified, of which only eight were actually seen to fall.   He bought a copy of the book Find a Falling Star by Harvey H. Nininger, a self-taught scientist who founded the American Meteorite Museum in Tucson. Curry came to .

    A meteorite is a solid piece of debris from an object, such as a comet, asteroid, or meteoroid, that originates in outer space and survives its passage through the atmosphere to reach the surface of a planet or the original object enters the atmosphere, various factors such as friction, pressure, and chemical interactions with the atmospheric gases cause it to heat up and radiate energy. Harvey Harlow Nininger (–), American meteorite collector, self-taught meteoriticist and educator, revived interest in the scientific study of meteorites in the s, and assembled the largest personal collection of meteorites up to that time. He founded the American Meteorite Museum, which was first located near Meteor Crater, Arizona (–53), then in Sedona, Arizona (–60).


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Find A Falling Star (), Harvey H. Nininger, Chapter 11 - Discovery (pp) "During the frequent meteorite-hunting excursions that Addie, Margaret and I made in the summer ofmy interest turned more to the dust and small particles of sand grain-size that continually collected on our magnets.

The Catalog of Colorado Meteorites, by Richard Pearl, ?, unpublished. Find a Falling Star, by Harvey H. Nininger, I have also been working on a bibliography of Richard Maxwell Pearl's books. Those interested in Colorado rocks and minerals May find it of interest as about half his writings are on the subject of geology in Colorado.

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