Cabot is renowned as a luxury gunmaker that is obsessed with precision and craftsmanship, often using unique and rare materials in bringing their truly outrageous designs to life. Their latest collectible gun is the Stellar Fusion 1911 pistol that just might be a crowning achievement for the company. Continue reading THIS CUSTOM HANDGUN IS MADE FROM A 4.5 BILLION-YEAR-OLD METEORITE AND DAMASCUS STEEL
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The Meteorite Hunters Who Trade in Precious Space Debris
On January 16th 2018, a bright flash lit up the sky over Michigan, accompanied by a loud boom. Caught on dash cams and home surveillance systems, the meteor briefly turned night to day as it streaked to the ground at almost 36,000 miles per hour, causing a blast waveequivalent to a minor earthquake. Continue reading The Meteorite Hunters Who Trade in Precious Space Debris
NASA’s Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft Just Got an Amazing Side-Quest
Right now, OSIRIS-REx is one of the busiest spacecrafts in the solar system. OSIRIS-REx, which blasted off in September 2016, has been getting ready to rendezvous with the object of its mission—an asteroid called Bennu—in order to bring back samples to Earth. But before the spacecraft links up with Bennu in 2018, it’s been assigned a side project.
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