Books et al.Planetary Science

The Passions of Meteorite Seekers

Science  23 Oct 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5952, pp. 524-525
DOI: 10.1126/science.1180881

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The Fallen Sky An Intimate History of Shooting Stars by Christopher Cokinos Tarcher (Penguin), New York, 2009. 528 pp. $27.95, C$35. ISBN 9781585427208.


Cokinos weaves together an account of meteorites, a history of meteorite hunters, and his own travels in the footsteps of collectors and researchers.