Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 

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Remember that meteorite that exploded above Park Forest in March of last year? Here's a full account of the big space rock's explosion and origins. One of the scientists who examined the collected pieces of the meteorite happened to be present for the event (it exploded over his house).

 
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