Park Forest: a modern L'Aigle
The 2003 shower of meteorites near Chicago was a replay of the event that gave birth to meteorite science.
June 26, 2006
|On April 26, 1803, near L'Aigle, in Normandy, France, hundreds witnessed a spectacular fireball streak across the sky. The light show was followed by a shower of nearly 3,000 stony meteorites. This was the event that finally convinced the scientific community rocks really do come from space.|
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