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The Benld Meteorite

Posted: September 22nd, 2020, 11:25 pm
by Christopher K.
It's one those wonderful stories from the annals of science, history and related lore that have excited readers since their adolescence. On 29 September 1938 Edward McCain was stunned to discover a hole in the seat of his Pontiac vehicle. Upon further investigation, only the second confirmed meteorite fall in Illinois had been recovered.

More information:
https://astronomy.com/news/2020/09/the-benld-meteorite
https://meteorites.asu.edu/meteorites/benld