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29 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 30JUN2013 Early

Metal object crashes through Seattle home- NOT meteorite!
A mysterious metal object crashed through a Seattle roof (Seattle Police Department)
Now identified as a part of a wood chipper!
A three-pound piece of metal crashed into a Seattle area home earlier this week, causing damage to the home's ceiling and roof and leaving many to wonder where on Earth (or, perhaps, outer space) it came from. ...more http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/metal-object-crashes-seattle-home-144442966.html

Russian Meteor's Shock Wave Circled Earth ... Twice Scientists make surprising ...
Newser
(Newser) – Just how powerful was that massive meteor that rocked Russia last February? This powerful: The resulting shock wave circled the earth twice, reports the BBC. Scientists reached the conclusion after examining data from global stations that ...

Russian Meteor Shock Wave Circled the Earth Twice
Prensa Latina
Imagen activa 28 de junio de 2013, 16:40Washington, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) The shock wave caused by the impact of a meteorite that hit the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, in February, was so powerful that it circled the Earth twice. According to an ...

The Russian Meteor Sent a Shockwave Around the Earth Twice
Geekosystem
Back in February, an unexpected meteor entered the atmosphere and exploded about twelve miles above the Earth's surface over Chelyabinsk, Russia. It took the world by surprise, and it's still the subject of study to find out what happened, how we ...

Wish upon a meteor
Sun.Star
But as we celebrate “Meteor Day” today, let us try to go beyond the doomsday scenarios, which come with a meteor heading toward Earth. Is there something good that we can get out of these falling rocks from outer space apart from amusing ourselves with ...

Shockwaves From Russian Meteor Circled Globe Twice: A Study
Nature World News
The 10,000 ton meteor that crashed into a frozen lake in Russia earlier this year created shockwaves so intense they endured two trips around the globe, according to a new study based on information recorded at 20 infrasonic stations belong to the ...

Russian meteor shock wave traveled the globe twice
The Space Reporter
Do you remember the meteor that blazed a trail across the Russian sky on February 15, 2013? The resulting shock wave had a major impact on the city of Chelyabinsk, leading to property damaged and causing more than 1,500 injuries to the city's residents.

Family 'lucky to be alive' after freak meteorite ... ?????
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Benjamin, aged four, and Harry, aged two, have been privileged to have witnessed a scene ...
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Russian Meteor moved around Earth
Austrian Tribune
In a report from Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), it has been said that a meteor shaved through the Earth and rippled around the atmosphere. Good amount of energy was exuded in the form of a powerful shock and shocked ...

Shock Waves of Meteor Strike Travel around Earth
French Tribune
Feb. 15, 2013 witnessed a meteor slamming into the lands of the Russian Urals region. The energy released due to the impact led to a powerful shock wave that blasted the city of Chelyabinsk. Apart from property damage, it attributed to more than 1,500 ...

Shock wave from Russian meteor strike circled earth twice
Newstrack India
London, June 29 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the shock wave from an asteroid that struck Russia in February was so powerful that it travelled twice around the globe. They used a system of sensors set up to detect evidence of nuclear tests and ...

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Tunguska Event 30JUN1908 - 105 Years Later 2013

Tunguska Event 30JUN1908 - 105 Years Later 2013

Trees were knocked down and burned over hundreds of square km by the Tunguska meteoroid impact. This image is cropped from the original, taken in May 1929 during the Leonid Kulik expedition.
Русский: Ореольный бурелом вокруг места взрыва Тунгусского феномена. Все последние версии - фотография из журнала "Вокруг света" (СССР, Москва, 1931 год). Оригинальное фото сделано в мае 1929.
[1] (original, black and white version of photo) / Vokrug Sveta, 1931 (current, color version of photo)
ru:Евгений Леонидович Кринов, member of the expedition to the Tunguska event in 1929
.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tunguska_event_fallen_trees.jpg
Big Bang in Tunguska - Documentary on the mysterious 1908 event
YouTube uploaded by stopYOURdumshyt 108,998 views

1908 Mystery in Tunguska, Russia. Meteorite
Uploaded to YouTube by vikingvic 128,338 views

Tunguska event
The Tunguska event was an enormously powerful explosion that occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in what is now Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, at about 07:14 KRAT (00:14 UT) on June 30 [O.S. June 17], 1908.[1][2][3] The explosion, having the epicentre (60.886°N, 101.894°E), is believed to have been caused by the air burst of a large meteoroid or comet fragment at an altitude of 5–10 kilometres (3–6 mi) above the Earth's surface. Different studies have yielded widely varying estimates of the object's size, on the order of 100 metres (330 ft).[4] It is the largest impact event on or near Earth in recorded history.[5] ... morehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event

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MBIQ Detects OH IN TN Fireball Meteor 28/29JUN2013

MBIQ Detects OH IN TN Fireball Meteor 28/29JUN2013 - YET UNCONFIRMED

We need your meteor sighting reports to confirm this detected meteor event; please file a meteor sighting report on this website; thank you!
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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29JUN2013

BBC News - Russian meteor shockwave circled ...
The shock wave from an asteroid that burned up over Russia in February was so powerful that it ...
bbc.co.uk

First " meteorite cultural exhibition "recently opened museum in Guangdong Conghua
首个“陨石文化展览”日前在广东从化博物馆开幕
China News - June 25, 2013
White, black, dumbbell-shaped, teardrop-shaped, and the head-shaped meteorite did not you seen? To Conghua museum, the public can Yidufangrong - first " meteorite cultural exhibition "recently opened museum in Conghua.

Russian Meteor Produced A Shockwave That Traveled The Globe Twice
RedOrbit
The Chelyabinsk meteor that blazed a trail across the morning sky in Russia this past February left a shocking impact on not just the Ural Mountains region, but the entire world. A new report published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters states ...

Russian Scientists Says Meteor Shockwave Circled Globe Twice
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
The researchers report the explosive energy was equivalent to 460 kilotons of TNT, making it the most energetic event reported since the 1908 Tunguska meteor in Siberia, which flattened trees across 2,000 square kilometers of forest. The atomic bomb ...

Russian meteor shock wave went 'round the world twice'
Telegraph.co.uk
Russian meteor shock wave went 'round the world twice'. Scientists studying the shock wave from ameteor that passed over Russia in February say it was so powerful that it travelled twice around the earth. 560. 315. TelegraphPlayer_10148084 ...

Shockwave from Russian meteor that left 1000 people injured 'went twice ...
The Independent
The shockwave from a meteor which exploded over Russia earlier this year travelled twice around the earth, scientists have said. More than 1,000 people were injured when the 10,000-tonne, 17m rock exploded over the town of Chelyabinsk. Tremors from ...

Russian meteor's shock wave encircled the globe - TWICE!
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
You may remember the meteor that burned up in the sky over Russia in February this year. It's the one that produced a shock wave that shattered windows nearby. Now a report from the BBC in the United Kingdom says scientists used a global network of ...

Meteor shockwave circled globe twice
Bayoubuzz
More than 1,000 people were injured when a 17m, 10,000-tonne space rock burned up above Chelyabinsk. The study appears in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. The researchers studied data from the International Monitoring System (IMS) network ...

Russia Meteor Shock 'Went Twice Around Earth'
Sky News
The shockwaves from the meteor which exploded over Russia in February travelled twice around the Earth, according to scientists. More than 1,000 people were injured when the 10,000 ton object - larger than a double-decker bus - burnt up in the skies ...

Russian meteor shockwave circles world twice
CBBC Newsround
Russian meteor shockwave circles world twice. Meteor. A meteorite strike that hit Russia in February was so powerful that scientists say it created a shockwave that travelled twice round the globe. They used a system of sensors normally set up to ...

Russian Meteor Shock Rippled Around Earth , Twice
Discovery News
When a meteor slammed into the atmosphere over the Russian Urals region on Feb. 15, 2013, the huge quantity of energy released was encapsulated in a powerful shock wave that blasted the city of Chelyabinsk, causing property damage and inflicting over ...

Study: Chelyabinsk meteor shockwave was heard around the world twice
Wired.co.uk
The Chelyabinsk meteor last year was the first natural event to cause shockwaves heard all around the world -- twice -- by the International Monitoring System (IMS), designed to pick up the sounds of nuclear weapons exploding in the atmosphere ...

Shockwave from the 10000 tonne Russian meteor was so powerful it 'travelled ...
Daily Mail
The shockwave from a meteor that exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains was so powerful that it travelled twice around the earth, scientists have said. The 10,000 tonne rock, measuring around 55 feet in diameter, created a huge hole in a frozen lake ...

Morning Planets, Meteor Shower Grace July Sky | Video
Malaysia Sun
Morning Planets, Meteor Shower Grace July Sky | Video. Space.com Friday 28th June, 2013. Mars and Jupiter will shine bright in the predawn morning skies of July 2013. Learn how to see the planets and the annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower in late July.

The shockwave from the Chelyabinsk meteor circled the Earth -- twice!
io9
You know an explosion is powerful when an explosion requires a team of researchers who normally look for illicit nuclear bomb tests shift to study it. And yes, the group's results show that the Russian meteor created a big boom indeed. Looking to ...

Mystery of the Devastating Russian “Tunguska Event” Finally Solved (VIDEO)
Slate Magazine
Russian Meteor's Shock Wave Circled Earth ... Twice (Newser). Starship Working on New Album, 'Loveless Fascination' (Rolling Stone). Indian journalist fired for reporting from on top of a flood victim's shoulders (VIDEO) (Social Reader). Watching ...

Irish meteorite could sell for $41,000
Fri, 28 Jun, 2013 11:48 AM PDT
The meteorite that landed somewhere over the northern part of Ireland could be worth in excess of $41,000. The last time a meteoritehit Ireland was in 1989, and a gram of that meteor rock sold for $500.
Continue reading

With video: Fireball across Ireland asmeteorite crashes to earth
Fri, 28 Jun, 2013 11:46 AM PDT
A meteorite traveling with the force of a small nuclear weapon blazed across the sky in Ireland Wednesday and crashed inland. Astronomy Ireland says the fireball, which was traveling at 100,000 miles per hour, was spotted at about 6 p.m. Continue reading

Wolfram|Alpha Blog : Meteor Day: Celebrate Nature's Fireworks
June 30 is Meteor Day—probably because in 1908, an asteroid or comet exploded above the Tunguska River in Siberia. Let's talk meteor showers.
blog.wolframalpha.com/.../meteor-day-celebrate-natures-firew...

Meteor Activity Outlook for June 29-July 5, 2013 | American Meteor ...
Meteor season finally gets going in July for the northern hemisphere. The first half of the month will be much like June. After the 15th though, both sporadic and ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-june-29-j...

Morning Planets, Meteor Shower Grace July Sky | Video | Space.com
Mars and Jupiter will shine bright in the predawn morning skies of July 2013. Learn how to see the planets and the annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower in late ...
www.space.com/21771-morning-planets-meteor-shower-grace...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26JUN2013
What's remarkable about the Russian mega-meteor is how little of it has been found. According to Buhl and Wimmer, the combined mass of the submitted finds is ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

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28 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28JUN2013

Russian meteor shockwave circled globe twice
BBC News
But the system can also detect large blasts from other sources, such as the Chelyabinsk fireball. Alexis Le Pichon, from the Atomic Energy Commission in France and colleagues report that the explosive energy of the impact was equivalent to 460 ...

Mars Life Search Hindered by Planetary Protection Concerns, Scientists Say
Thu, 27 Jun, 2013 04:33 AM PDT
Mars has been exposed to Earth life for billions of years, via meteorite strikes.Continue reading

Mystery solved: meteorite caused Tunguska devastation
Thu, 27 Jun, 2013 08:21 AM PDT
Nothing but tiny fragments left, but clearly from a meteorite.Continue reading

How Amateur Astronomers Can Help LADEE
Universe Today
That explosion was thought to have been caused by a 35 centimetre impactor which may have been associated with the Eta Virginid meteor shower. The impact released an explosive equivalent of five tons of TNT and has set a possible new challenge for ...

Moonless skies offer rare glimpse of unpredictable meteor shower
Yahoo! News Canada (blog)
Every year in late June, a minor meteor shower known as the June Boötids produces a small light-show in the northern skies, however this year, with a window of moonless sky available to us, we will not only get a better look at this shower, but this ...

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27 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27JUN2013

Asteroid 2013 MZ5 is 10000th near-Earth-object found - 90000 left undiscovered
iTech Post
A man repairs the window of a sports hall damaged by a shockwave from a meteor in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk February 16, 2013. This meteor was only about 50 feet across. Credit:REUTERS/Olaf Koens (RUSSIA). Asteroid 2013 MZ5 has just been ...

Mystery solved: meteorite caused Tunguska devastation
The Hindu
On the morning of June 30 in 1908, a gigantic fireball devastated hundreds of square kilometres of uninhabited Siberian forest around the Tunguska river. The first scientists to investigate the impact site expected to find a meteorite, but they found ...

Meteor or flare? 13-06-2013 *UPDATE* Old Russian Satellite burns ...
UPDATE* It was an old Russian Satellite burning up as it re entered the atmosphere. Caught this ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZa1DiYwQMU

Family 'lucky to be alive' after freak meteorite shower
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 06:44 AM PDT
A family in Shrewsbury had to dive to safety after a shower ofmeteorites crashed into their back garden.
Continue reading  UNLIKELY!!!

Meteorite lands in Shrewsbury back garden
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 03:24 AM PDT
Rocks believed to be from ameteorite shower landed in the back garden of a Shropshire home, just inches away from where two young children were playing. Continue reading  UNLIKELY!!!

Huge Chunk of Meteorite Located in Urals Lake
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 05:07 AM PDT
Chebarkul Lake. Photo courtesy RIA Novosti. A huge fragment ofmeteorite that slammed into Russia's Urals region in February was located on the bottom of Chebarkul Lake in the Chelyabinsk Region, a scientist said on Friday. Continue reading

NBC Debuts Horror-Reality Show 'Siberia' Online
RIA Novosti
Little do the contestants know, however, they have been deposited in the area where the “Tunguska event” occurred in 1908, the meteor crash that leveled 830 square miles (2,150 square kilometers) of Krasnoyarsk forest. According to NBC: “What is ...

Near-earth asteroid 2013 MZ5 discovered, 100000 remain
Fox News
NASA. The good news: NASA has discovered the 10,000th near-Earth object (NEO). The bad news: At least 100,000 are still out there. PHOTOS: Russian Meteor Strike Aftermath. NEOs are asteroids and comets that approach Earth, coming within 28 million ...

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26 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26JUN2013

Chelyabinsk Mega-meteor: Status Report
SkyandTelescope.com
What's remarkable about the Russian mega-meteor is how little of it has been found. According to Buhl and Wimmer, the combined mass of the submitted finds is just 117 pounds (53 kg). Surely thousands of others small bits will never turn up, but notably ...

OMG!!! Farmer finds rare meteor possibly a billion ...
2 min
Farmer Bruce Lilienthal and his family discovered that an odd rock they found in their fields was ...
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Meteor Strike: Investigating a Cosmic Crime Scene
TIME
(20 m) meteor can do when it explodes in the sky. The air-burst, which injured 1,491 people and damaged 7,200 buildings, fortunately claimed no lives and the damage it did was fixable, meaning that in the long history of potshots from space the Earth ...

Meteorite lands in Shrewsbury back garden
shropshirestar.com
She said: “I don't know if it was some sort of meteor shower or one fragment which cracked on impact but I turned around and took one step before hearing this whooshing and cracking sound coming through the hedge and tree and you could hear lots of ...

Watch out for the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower on July 28 and 29, 2013
iDigitalTimes.co.uk
Stargazers can prepare to treat their eyes with the Delta Aquarids meteor shower, which will be taking place on July 28 and 29, 2013. Meteors are composed by the residual of comet particles and fragments from broken asteroids. Comets leave a dusty ...

Russia and USA plan to jointly improve protection from meteorites
RAPSI
The meteor shower damaged buildings in Chelyabinsk and neighboring towns, leaving over 5,000 buildings without window panes. The Chelyabinsk city government pledged to pay up to 50,000 rubles ($1,650) in compensation to meteor shower victims for ...

Russian scientist wants 'Satan' missile shield to shoot down meteorites in ...
Daily Mail
Senior rocket researcher Sabit Saitgarayev - who spoke out after a meteor burst over Russia's Ural Mountains earlier this year damaging thousands of buildings - said the old 1960s missiles were ideally suited to destroying any potential threats ...

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25 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25JUN2013

ISON (C/2012 S1) comet to create meteor shower
Pravda
ISON (C/2012 S1) comet to create meteor shower. 24.06.2013 | Source: Pravda.Ru. ISON (C/2012 S1) comet to create meteor shower. 50410.jpeg. ISON (C/2012 S1) comet is approaching the Earth. The brightness of the comet can soon achieve the ...

Amazing Fireballs Light Up Night Sky in Stargazer Photos - Space.com
Night sky photographer Mike Taylor captured two blazing photos and the Milky Way galaxy from Maine. See how he took the dazzling photos.
www.space.com/21663-milky-way-galaxy-fireballs-photo.html

Longest meteor ever (over the pacific northwest) - Godlike Productions
Just saw a meteor over the skies of Sammamish Washington (Seattle area) that last for nearly a minute. Never have I seen such an incredible sight. Anyone else ...
www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2264991/pg1

Ethan: Meteor Hunter Preview
TheGamersHub
Tucked away at the side of Hall 9 of the Birmingham NEC, located rather close to the in-hall restaurant, sat a Ethan: Meteor Hunter. Despite having a huge Indiana Jones looking mouse, with a strangely human-esque face, standing on a rock looking ...

The Next "Meteor Strike" Could Be Humanity's Last Review
JustPressPlay
One of the benefits of our digital era is that people have cameras attached to just about everything, and on February 15 earlier this year that paid off in a big way for astronomers and space-buffs. When a meteor burned a path across the morning sky in ...

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24 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24JUN2013

Dramatic Meteor Streaks Across East Bay Skies - Huffington Post
A dramatic meteor reportedly lit up the skies over the East Bay Saturday night, streaking over Alamo and crossing over the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness ...
www.huffingtonpost.com/.../east-bay-meteor_n_3487345.htm...

NPR.org » The Gamma Delphinids Are Coming: 'Elusive' Meteor ...
Tonight might bring the best chance to view the gamma Delphinid meteor shower in the United States since 1930, according to NASA. Here, astronomers watch ...
m.npr.org/news/U.S./190495937

Farmer finds rare meteor possibly a billion years old | Watch the ...
Watch the video Farmer finds rare meteor possibly a billion years old on Yahoo! News . Farmer ...
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Gamma Delphinid meteor shower a no-show | Astro Bob
Just a quick update. So far there have been no reports of a meteor shower from the constellation Delphinus earlier this morning. We appear to have missed the ...
astrobob.areavoices.com/.../gamma-delphinid-meteor-shower-...

Dramatic Meteor Streaks Across East Bay Skies
Patch.com
A dramatic meteor reportedly lit up the skies over the East Bay Saturday night, streaking over Alamo and crossing over the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness toward Moraga, according to one witness. "It looked like a missile," said a Walnut Creek Patch ...

Old 'Satan' ballistic missiles should be converted into an ant-asteroid ...
Herald Sun
Mr Saitgarayev, of the State Rocket Design Centre, pointed to the destructive power of the meteorwhich burst over the Russian Ural Mountains on February 15. The sonic boom of the airburst blew out windows and damaged thousands of buildings around the ...
Developer: Kansas caverns could save human race
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013 09:55 PM PDT
ATCHISON, Kan. -- After most of the world's population is wiped off the map by a wayward meteorite or hail of nuclear missiles, the survival of the human race might just depend on a few thousand people huddled in recreational vehicles deep in the bowels of an eastern Kansas mine.Continue reading

Sibley Co. farmer finds meteorite in cornfield - Rick ...
Farmer Bruce Lilienthal routinely pulls up rocks from his fields in Arlington, Minn., but recently ...
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Farmer Finds 'Mysterious Metal Meteorite' in his ...
3 min
An Arlington, Minn., couple discovered a strange rock in one of their corn fields. Bruce Lilienthal ...
youtube.com

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23 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23JUN2013

Large Meteorite Located in Urals Lake
Huge Chunk of Meteorite Located in Urals Lake - Scientist
RIA Novosti
June 22, 2013
...Viktor Grokhovsky, a senior researcher with the Urals Federal University
was among scientists who measured the magnetic field in the area where a
meteorite chunk has presumably fallen. He said that the measurements
indicated that an object, most likely a meteorite fragment about 60
centimeters (about two feet) in diameter and weighting approximately 300
kilograms (over 661 lbs), is lying on the bottom of the Chebarkul Lake. ... more
http://en.ria.ru/russia/20130622/181805477/Huge-Chunk-of-Meteorite-Located-in-Urals-Lake---Scientist.html

Gardeners dig up meteoritein Williams
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 09:02 PM PDT
WILLIAMS — Curious things tend to turn up in Williams. First, it was a prehistoric mastodon jaw. Now, it’s an even older specimen — a meteorite, sent spiraling to ... Continue reading

Rock Or Meteorite? Strange Object Crashes Through Roof Of Local Business
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 07:12 PM PDT
There is a mystery surrounding a strange-looking rock that came crashing through the ceiling of a Mercer County business sometime late Thursday night or early Friday morning. Continue reading

Couple finds 4 billion-year-old meteorite on farm
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 07:08 PM PDT Continue reading

Huge green fireball with red tail blazes over central Poland, 20 June ...
A huge fireball as bright as a Quarter Moon crossed the sky over Poland just before midnight on Thursday, reports the Polish Fireball Network (PKiM).
www.sott.net/.../263004-Huge-green-fireball-with-red-tail-blaz...

Farmer finds piece of billion year old meteor
Round News
A farmer from Midwestern United States made a rather odd discovery that might be worth a lot of money. The finding is very different from other such strange cases where, for example, a farmer finds a bayonet stuck in a tire of his tractor just to find ...

Unusual meteor shower early Tuesday? Maybe. - Hampton Roads
Attention, meteor fans: The American Meteor Society says there might be a brief flurry of meteors around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Or not. This uncertainty ...
hamptonroads.com/.../unusual-meteor-shower-early-tuesday-...

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22 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22JUN2013

Farmer finds rare meteor possibly a billion years old ...
2 min
Watch the video Farmer finds rare meteor possibly a billion years old on Yahoo! News . Farmer ...
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Science: Survival Shelter
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 09:24 AM PDT
Atchison, Kansas, United States (AP) - After most of the world's population is wiped off the map by a wayward meteorite or hail of nuclear missiles, the survival of the human race might just depend on a few thousand people huddled in recreational vehicles deep in the bowels of an eastern Kansas mine. Continue reading

Huge Chunk of MeteoriteLocated in Urals Lake - Scientist

Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 03:45 PM PDT
A huge fragment of meteoritethat slammed into Russia’s Urals region in February was located on the bottom of Chebarkul Lake in the Chelyabinsk Region, a scientist said on Friday.  Continue reading

Minnesota farmer unearths ancient meteorite
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 12:57 PM PDT
ST. PAUL, MN — A Sibley County, Minnesota farmer has confirmed his two year-old rare discovery. Its’ a rare meteorite... Continue reading

Developer: Kansas caverns could preserve human race
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 03:34 AM PDT
ATCHISON, Kan. — After most of the world’s population is wiped off the map by a waywardmeteorite or hail of nuclear missiles, the survival of the human race might just depend on a few thousand people huddled in recreational vehicles deep in the bowels of an eastern Kansas mine. Continue reading

4-billion-old meteoritefound in Minnesota
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 06:54 AM PDT
A Sibley County, MN, farmer has confirmed his two year-old rare discovery. Continue reading

Couple finds 4 billion-year-old meteorite on farm ...
Video on NBCNews.com: The owners of a farm in Minnesota discover an ancient meteorite in a ...
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Minnesota farmer unearths ancient meteorite
KTIV
... meteorite is rare and likely four billions of years old. Alexander says he's looked at an estimated 5,000 rocks over the years that were thought to be meteorites, but instead turned out to be "meteor-wrongs," as the professor affectionately refers ...

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21 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21JUN2013

Farmer's finds rare meteorite in his fields
Bemidji Pioneer
But Alexander says he affectionately refers to them as "meteor-wrongs." Alexander tells the Star Tribune the Lillenthal's meteorite is rare and likely billions of years old. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. Advertisement. Explore related topics ...

Arlington Farmer Finds Meteor
KEYC TV
Not knowing what they had this 33 pound chunk of meteor was added to the pile. Bruce Lilienthal says, "We had our hunches that it was a meteorite." Showing it to friends and family over the years, most didn't know what to make of it. Nelva Lilienthal ...

Inside the Kansas survival shelter that will save humanity from a devastating meteorite or a nuclear holocaust
Thu, 20 Jun, 2013 08:08 AM PDT
A California man is creating what he calls the world's largest private underground survivor shelter, using a complex of limestone caves dug more than 100 years ago. Continue reading

Developer: Caverns could preserve human race
Thu, 20 Jun, 2013 12:23 PM PDT
ATCHISON, Kan. — After most of the world's population is wiped off the map by a waywardmeteorite or hail of nuclear missiles, the survival of the human race might just depend on a few thousand people huddled in recreational vehicles deep in the bowels of an eastern Kansas mine. Continue reading

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20 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20JUN2013

Farmer's finds rare meteorite in his fields
Leader-Telegram
Professor Calvin Alexander says he's looked at an estimated 5,000 rocks over the years that were thought to be meteorites. But Alexander says he affectionately refers to them as "meteor-wrongs." Alexander tells the Star Tribune the Lillenthal's ...

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2011 meteor shower left a ton of debris on earth ... Nearly 200 years later, in May 2012, anothermeteor was spotted traveling from northern Scotland to southern ...
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The Gamma Delphinids Are Coming: 'Elusive' Meteor ... - KPBS
The gamma Delphinids are coming to Earth tonight, NASA says, as it predicts that the early hours of Tuesday, June 11, will bring the best visibility of the meteors ...
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TWA Flight 800: Jet meteor theory 'unlikely,' FBI assistant director said in 1996
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The streaking light has added more fuel to the missile theory and even increased speculation of a fourth possibility: a meteor striking the jet. But Kallstrom said last month that scientists had written papers to the FBI suggesting the possibility that ...

TWA 800 Crash: Investigators Say Cause Was Covered Up
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 11:59 AM PDT
When TWA flight 800 crashed upon takeoff from JFK Airport in 1996, killing all 230 people on board, some witnesses claimed they saw a streak of light near the plane just before it exploded. Every possible explanation, from a meteorite …Continue reading

How and When Will the World End?
The Atlantic
Scientists estimate that the Tunguska meteor, which leveled 80 million trees in Siberia in 1908 and generated an explosive force 1,000 times greater than that of the Hiroshima bomb, may have been 130 feet in diameter. It's not impossible that we might ...

Fireball from space seen in Oregon sky -- Fire in the Sky -- Sott.net
A flaming meteor in the night sky could be seen in Oregon - with reported sightings from Marion to Washington counties - Saturday night. Note that it's the white ...
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Did a Piece of Mir Really Land in Massachusetts?
Universe Today
Regular readers of Universe Today know that it's a shooting gallery out there, from meteor fireballs caught on dashboard cams to rogue space junk reentries lighting up our skies. But an unusual story that made its rounds across the internet this past ...

The Gamma Delphinids Are Coming: 'Elusive' Meteor Shower Tonight
They travel at about 127500 miles per hour, and NASA calls them.
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No Black Hole Or Magnetic Monopole: Tunguska Really Was a Meteor
davide-nature writes "The mysterious blast that flattened 2000 square km of a remote Siberian forest in 1908 has been blamed on the most bizarre causes, such ...
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19 June 2013

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Meteor Showers – In-The-Sky.org
Astronomy news and interactive guides to the night sky: Meteor Showers.
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17 June 2013

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METEOR OVER KEIZER, OREGON (June 15, 2013 ...
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Green Fireball: Satellite or Meteor spotted ovar the ...
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A former Soviet satellite that burned up in the earth's atmosphere is thought to have been the ...
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OMSI: Fireball from space seen in Oregon sky | KOIN.com
CJ Shaw captured this image on video, He says it was "shot above Keizer, Oregon on June 15th, 2013 around 11:10 p.m., give or take a few minutes.
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APOD: 2013 June 15 - Delphinid Meteor Mystery
Explanation: Over a five hour period last Tuesday morning, exposures captured this tantalizing view ofmeteor streaks and the Milky Way in dark skies above Las ...
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Gamma Delphinid Results and Observations | American Meteor ...
It is now 12 hours after the predicted outburst of the Gamma Delphinids. From all the correspondence received it is apparent that no strong rates were “seen” ...
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Rare meteor shower may 'outburst' on June 11 - Signs of the Times
Back on June 11, 1930 three members of the American Meteor Society (AMS) in Maryland saw a half-hour-long bright outburst of meteors from the little ...
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15 June 2013

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According to astrobiologists, these meteor strikes can be dated to the Hadean ... NASA: What's Up for June: Asteroids, planets and rare meteor showers, oh my!
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2011 meteor shower left a ton of debris on earth - Times Of India
LONDON: Shooting stars were raining on earth in 2011. Scientists have found that meteoritic material - debris from these shooting stars, especially during the ...
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VIDEO: Meteorite Proves Possible Mars Life - The ...
A meteorite found on Earth could prove that life once existed on the red planet.
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14 June 2013

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Meteor spotted to the south last night a glowing sight for lucky few
Courier Mail
Rigby said despite the size observed - up to that of a full moon according to one motorist - themeteor could have been as small as a football. He said it was unlikely to be associated with ameteor shower, which can last hours or days such as the ...

Alan Hale column: The meteor shower that wasn't
Alamogordo Daily News
Almost anyone who has been outside under a clear dark sky at night has seen one or more brief streaks of light flashing across the stars. Popularly known as "shooting stars" but more formally known as "meteors," these occur when objects usually no ...

Incoming! Fireballs, Meteors and Comet Fragments for the month of ...
Trajectory modelled for fireball that exploded over Southern Finland with ... Fireball fragments over Arkansas, 16 May 2013, Second fireball turns night into day ...
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A satellite, a fireball, a meteor?
Port Macquarie News
"I think it's more than likely to be a fireball," Mr Reneke said. "Fireballs move more slowly than satellites, and are pretty rare. They also give off a smoke trail. "It's either that, or some king of returning space junk, because there is a lot of ...

Fireball illuminates North Coast
Northern Star
A BRILLIANT white "fireball" illuminated the night sky on Thursday evening, with reports of its brilliance coming from Toowoomba and the Sunshine Coast to Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie and west towards Armidale. Astronomer and communicator David ...

Meteor or space junk? Burning object lights up Toowoomba sky
Toowoomba Chronicle
THERE have been multiple reports of a bright burning light in the sky over Toowoomba and the Darling Downs last night. Witnesses reported seeing a bright white ball falling to earth about 6pm. It is understood the object may have been a meteor or space ...

Sky show probably a meteor
Gold Coast Bulletin News
Experts believe either a meteor or space junk falling back to earth was responsible. Social media sites were flooded with posts about the phenomenon which happened about 6.05pm. Tom Lawson saw the object in the sky when he was on his way home from ...

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