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Transformations to granular zircon revealed: Meteor Crater, Arizona

Meteor Crater, Arizona, USA. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory/National Map Seamless Server.Having been reported in lunar samples returned by Apollo astronauts, meteorites, impact glass, and at a number of meteorite craters on Earth, granular zircon is...
by Geology on Jul 28, 2016

Cataclysm at Meteor Crater: Crystal sheds light on Earth, moon, Mars

CAPT Satellite image of Meteor Crater in Arizona, caused by an impact about 49,000 years ago. Credit: NASA Earth ObservatoryIn molten sandstone extracted by prospectors a century ago, an international team of scientists has discovered microscopic cry...
by Geology on Jul 27, 2016

New type of meteorite linked to ancient asteroid collision

A meteorite discovered in a Swedish quarry is unique and distinct from other meteorites. It appears to be a relic of a massive collision in the asteroid belt 470 million years ago that send debris raining to Earth during the Ordovician Period. In thi...
by Geology on Jun 16, 2016

Guerlain Météorites Voyage Compact Pearls of Powder & Météorites Base Perfecting Pearls Base for Spring 2016, Review & Swatches

Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful week. I was sick on the weekend but I feel much better now with an exception of a runny nose, well, nothing so bad really. I will attend a reception today in the Central Palace of Stuttgart in a few...
by Color Me Loud on Jan 19, 2016

Enchant with Guerlain’s Winter Fairy Tale Look this Holiday 2015

Happy Friday!!  I started composing this blog post last Monday with the intention of publishing it as a mid-week anxiety-chaser on Wednesday, but work sucked up all my time, and I am only now managing to complete it.  Nonetheless, I hope you find t...
by Silverkis' World on Dec 3, 2015

Guerlain Meteorites Rainbow Pearls for Summer 2015

Usually when we think about Guerlain’s summer collections, their famed terracottas invariably take centerstage. But even when bronzing it up, we can all do with a bit of glow, and Guerlain has reinvented its signature Meteorites and released a ver...
by Silverkis' World on Jun 2, 2015

What happens underground when a missile or meteor hits

These are frames from a high-speed video of a metal object slamming into a bed of artificial soil, sand or rock. Shown at slow (top), medium (middle) and high impact speeds (bottom), the changing impact forces illuminated in each frame help explain w...
by Geology on Apr 11, 2015

Guerlain Meteorites Baby Glow Light Revealing Sheer Makeup in Dore 04

Guerlain Meteorites Baby Glow ($54; sephora.com) is a new sheer makeup base that was launched as part of Guerlain’s Spring 2015 Les Tendres Collection. Baby Glow comes in three shades and uses pearl pigments in a sheer coverage base to correct, ill...
by Makeup, Beauty & More on Mar 2, 2015

Meteorite may represent 'bulk background' of Mars' battered crust

Designated Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034, and nicknamed "Black Beauty," the Martian meteorite weighs approximately 11 ounces (320 grams).Credit: NASANWA 7034, a meteorite found a few years ago in the Moroccan desert, is like no other rock ever found on...
by Geology on Feb 16, 2015

Death of a dynamo: A hard drive from space

Hidden magnetic messages contained within ancient meteorites are providing a unique window into the processes that shaped our solar system, and may give a sneak preview of the fate of the Earth's core as it continues to freeze.The dying moments of an...
by Geology on Jan 22, 2015

Guerlain Meteorites Compact Light-Revealing Powder in Medium #3 | Guerlain Les Tendres Spring 2015 Collection

Guerlain’s new Les Tendres Spring 2015 Collection features the new Meteorites Compacts ($62; neimanmarcus.com) in three shades, very similar in tone and texture as the Meteorites Pearls that were re-formulated last year. I picked up Medium 03, whic...
by Makeup, Beauty & More on Jan 9, 2015

Traces of Martian biological activity could be locked inside a meteorite

Ejected from Mars after an asteroid crashed on its surface, the meteorite, named Tissint, fell on the Moroccan desert on July 18, 2011, in view of several eyewitnesses. Upon examination, the alien rock was found to have small fissures that were fille...
by Geology on Dec 3, 2014

Martian meteorite: Implications of a newly discovered mineral-rich structure

Mars Meteorite - NWA 7034 Credit: NASA A new ovoid structure discovered in the Nakhla Martian meteorite is made of nanocrystalline iron-rich clay, contains a variety of minerals, and shows evidence of undergoing a past shock event from impact, with...
by Geology on Aug 21, 2014

Where have all the craters gone?

Ouarkziz Impact Crater. Credit: NASA Impact craters reveal one of the most spectacular geologic process known to man. During the past 3.5 billion years, it is estimated that more than 80 bodies, larger than the dinosaur-killing asteroid that struck...
by Geology on May 28, 2014

Ancient crater points to massive meteorite strike

Image showing the remnants of a crater that UAlberta researchers theorize was left by a massive meteorite strike sometime in the last 70 million years. Colour variation shows metres above sea level. The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure i...
by Geology on May 26, 2014

Ancient crater points to massive meteorite strike

This is a map showing the structure and contour of the Bow City crater. Color variation shows meters above sea level.Credit: Alberta Geographic Survey/University of Alberta The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure in southern Alberta suggests...
by Geology on May 8, 2014

Midnight Owl Highlighter de Holika Holika

Si en algo se caracteriza la cosmética Coreana es por su espectacular presentación.Marcas como ETUDE HOUSE, Tony Moly, Holika Holika ...cuidan los detalles del producto tanto por dentro como por fuera.El iluminador Midnight Owl de Holika Holika es...

REVIEW: Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Loose Finishing Powder

I never thought I would go ‘oooh’ and ‘ahhh’ for any loose powder until I saw the Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Loose Finishing Powder at Sephora Ion in the flash. I have been waiting for this to launch ... Read More...
by She Shops Makeup on Mar 23, 2014

NASA scientists find evidence of water in meteorite, reviving debate over life on Mars

This scanning electron microscope image of a polished thin section of a meteorite from Mars shows tunnels and curved microtunnels.Credit: NASA A team of scientists at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasade...
by Geology on Feb 28, 2014

Guerlain Meteorites Perles in #3 Medium (Reformulated Version, New Packaging) | Guerlain Meteorites Blossom Spring 2014 Collection

Guerlain 'Meteorites' Pearls ($60; shop.nordstrom.com) gets a re-formulation and a new packaging as part of Guerlain's new Meteorites Blossom Spring 2014 Collection. They have been re-formulated to a softer finish that also includes th...
by Makeup, Beauty & More on Dec 27, 2013


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