Meteor fragment found in Novato

NOVATO, Calif.

It apparently hit the roof of a house in Novato, bounced a couple of times and ended up on the ground.

The homeowner says she heard a loud thud that night. Lisa Webber says she remembers because the house was quiet, she had just turned off the TV after the Giants game was in a rain delay.

She found the meteor fragment in her backyard a couple days later.

Webber contacted scientists with the SETI Institute in Mountain View who have confirmed the piece of rock is indeed a small chunk of the meteor.

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