ROM Earth & Space

The ROM is an essential destination for understanding the Earth and our Solar System. Meteorites, rocks, precious minerals and gems contribute to one of the finest museum collections on display anywhere. In total, over 4.5 billion years of history are represented at the ROM in almost 3,000 exceptional specimens originating from all over the Earth, from the Moon… and beyond.

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By Brendt C. Hyde and Ian Nicklin

A specimen featuring a textured and glassy rock surface.

Figure 1: Meteorite showing ‘thumbprint’ features referred to as regmaglypts.

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Space has always been pretty important to me. In fact, my 3rd memory in LIFE is watching an episode of Star Trek The Original Series.