In Yekaterinburg delivered by meteorites that were collected in the southernmost continent of the planet - in Antarctica. In Yekaterinburg delivered the meteorite from Antarctica. Find the Ural scientists brought by truck to barrels in a special box almost 30 kg of samples.
Each Packed in an individual bag. Extraterrestrial bodies were taken to the laboratory of the Ural Federal University is a world centre for the study of meteorite substance. Here we investigated the Chelyabinsk meteorite. The current findings are of great interest to science.
Professor Institute of physics and technology, Ural Federal University Viktor Grokhovsky: "All our missions to space point. And here it was possible to collect a large number of meteorite substance, a variety of samples."
New samples were found within the meteorite expedition of the Ural Federal University in Antarctica, which took place in the beginning of the year, consisting of 61-th Russian Antarctic expedition. 2 weeks managed to collect over 300 samples. This is the first in 30 years of research project for the search of meteorite substance in the southernmost continent. Scientists suggest that a meteorite substance are fraught with many secrets. The study will last at least six months. And it is possible that it will be possible to uncover the secrets of the Universe.
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