A spectacular meteorite shower that lighted the sky in several Midwestern states Wednesday night sent meteorite hunters scrambling to get to southwestern Wisconsin during the past two days for the pieces of rock from outer space.
“Our first reaction was one of disbelief,” Mr. Boudreaux said Friday. “I expected it to be a piece of asphalt.”
Being in New Mexico, I've clearly missed my chance at 1950s-era gold farming. Although if you've ever seen that TV show, Meteorite Men, you'll know that it takes a different kind of character to succeed in that business.