The celestial treasure hunters


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Mike Farmer and Robert Ward have spent decades travelling the world in pursuit of meteorites. Their awe-inspiring and insatiable hunt led to fortune – but also unexpected danger. It's a story of cowboys, cargo pants and some of the most coveted rocks on earth. This episode was released on the 23rd of February 2019. Presenter: Saskia Edwards Producer: Maryam Maruf Image: Silhouette of a man watching a meteor shower over Italy Credit: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

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