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The World’s Largest Meteorite

Last year Neatorama’s Alex Zavatone happened to find himself near Angola on the African continent. While driving through Grootfontein, Namibia, he spotted a road sign that simply said “Meteorite.” Later he decided to make a 170 mile pilgrimage through beautiful and wild landscapes to Hoba to see what it was all about. You’ll have to…

This post is written in response to the contest I posted on my Twitter feed earlier today: SciencePunk challenge: give me two unrelated topics and I will attempt to write a blog post combining them. Your time starts now. Of several excellent and perplexing replies, I decided to seize the gauntlet thrown down by Martin…