Meteorite Education: Definition, Identification and Types

Meteorites may be enjoyed on many different levels ranging from a detailed and in-depth scientific viewpoint to purely aesthetic or even just for the wow factor of holding in your hand material that came from the dawn of our solar system.  My goal is to provide basic information in a fun and interactive manner to allow you to appreciate these marvels of our solar system on a deeper level.

What is a meteorite?

How do you identify a meteorite or know it came from outer space?

What types of meteorites are there?