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the air up aloft? Well, fortunately, meteors are able to do this very thing to a limited extent. In their fierce rush they catch the gases and shut them up

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The Appley Bridge Aerolite, Oct. 13, 1914. Scale 1/3
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inside themselves so that chemists have been able to get them out afterwards and find their nature. They have often found hydrogen in this way inside meteors, and so we learn, what can be shown to be probable in other ways, that there is a good deal of