World’s first ‘boomerang meteorite’ – a rock that left Earth, spent millennia in space and then returned – likely discovered in the Sahara desert

The suspected meteorite NWA 13188, discovered in Morocco in 2018, may have originated from Earth. (Image credit: Albert Jambon) Researchers have proposed that an unusual rock recently discovered in northern Africa could be the first known ‘boomerang meteorite’, a space rock that originated on our planet before being ejected into space and then crashing down … Read more