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Meteorite Mystery Edges Closer to an Answer—Or the End of a Field

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Science  12 Jul 2013:
Vol. 341, Issue 6142, pp. 126-127
DOI: 10.1126/science.341.6142.126

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An improved approach to solving the core mystery of meteorites—the rocky blobs called chondrules—has yielded a new way to form the pervasive objects. Can it jump-start the slow-moving field?