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RE: Me and ores!

in StemSocial9 months ago

Interesting read!

Fun fact that everyone may or may not know: meteorites are shooting stars. They burn up while entering the earth’s atmosphere so they usually don’t even reach the earth’s surface.

As far as I know, before they make contact with the atmosphere they're called "meteoroids". As they make contact with the atmosphere and burn up they're called "meteors", and only when they reach the surface they're called "meteorites". Most meteoroids don't become meteorites because they don't survive the journey, so they end up becoming meteors.


Not much of an astrology fan so all throughout they're space rock to me. But I know their classification prior to entering the earth's atmospheric varies on size so they could be asteroids too instead of meteors out there