Ending 30 Years of Hurt: The Winchcombe Meteorite Fall

Meteorite hunting is a lot like football (soccer) … just run with us on this. Success requires skill, a cracking team, a whole lot of luck … and, historically, England (and the UK) are not very good at it … we were just unlucky … the (fire)ball always seems to miss the goal! Meanwhile, around the world, meteorite fall recoveries are becoming more and more frequent; but in the UK, to put it in the style of the famous English football anthem by the band the Lightning Seeds, it’s been “30 years of hurt” since our last meteorite fall.

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