Meteorites - Ologies & -Isms Definition
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See also astronomy.aerolithology the science of aerolites, whether meteoric stones or meteorites. Also called aerolitics. astrolithology the study of meteorites. Also called meteoritics. meteorist a specialist in the study of meteorites. meteoritics astrolithology. meteorophobia an abnormal fear of meteorites or meteors.
meteorites - Cultural Definition
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- Meteorites are bodies that are left over from the time when the planets formed, and therefore give us clues about the formation of the solar system.