A large Campo del Cielo meteorite, which has been travelling through space and time for over four and a half billion years, has been cast, melted, and then re-cast back into a new version of itself, retaining its original form. A newly formed yet still ancient meteorite, still imbued with its cosmic history. The iron, small rocks, metal and dust inside becomes reformed, and the layers of its cosmic lifespan – the warping of space and time, the billions of years of pressure and change, formation and erosion – become collapsed, transformed and renewed.
In years to come, the meteorite will be launched into space. (more…)