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Possible Meteor Shower: Comet 209P/LINEAR
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, meteors, shooting stars, comets, science )

Beatrice
- 160 days ago - nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov
Earth will be passing through the debris field of Comet 209P/LINEAR and this may result in a beautiful display of shooting stars the evening of May 23rd to the morning of May 24th, peaking in the US around 6:00-8:00 AM UTC (2:00-4:00 AM EDT).
Space Dust Is Filled With Building Blocks for Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Australia, discovery, Earth, extraterrestrial life, meteors, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, news, panspermia, science, space dust )

Kayleen
- 249 days ago - space.com
Researchers just discovered DNA and amino acids in a space rock that fell over Murchison, Victoria, in Australia. This lends credence to the theory that life on early Earth came from space. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Chelyabinsk-Like Impacts More Common Than Scientists Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, astronomy, science, research, nasa, study, space, meteors, asteroids, Chelyabinsk )

Michael
- 347 days ago - spectrum.ieee.org
The type of meteor that blasted Chelyabinsk, Russia, with the force of a nuclear weapon may hit Earth more often than estimated in previous studies.
Get Set to Watch a Spectacular Meteor Shower on Monday
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Perseids, space, nasa, meteors, meteor showers, shooting stars )

Michael
- 442 days ago - westislandgazette.com
Skywatchers should get set for the best meteor shower of the year this month. The Perseids is the cosmic old faithful, offering up a flurry of shooting stars across the late-night skies.
Meteor Crashes Into Moon, Sparks Giant Explosion
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, astronomy, space, research, nasa, science, meteors, crater, moon )

Michael
- 524 days ago - mnn.com
The moon has a new hole on its surface thanks to a boulder that slammed into it in March, creating the biggest explosion scientists have seen on the moon since they started monitoring it.
Scientists Struggle to Predict Meteorite Strikes
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, asteroids, meteors, Russia, Urals, nasa, science, research, technology, discovery, warning, space, scientists )

Michael
- 613 days ago - cbc.ca
Scientists almost never predict meteors, like the one that caused damage in Russia Friday, before they strike Earth.
The Leonid Meteor Shower Revealed: Shooting Star Show's Brilliant History
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, astronomers, USA, history, humans, interesting, meteors, science, scientists, space )

Caree
- 1436 days ago - space.com
The Leonid meteor shower is back this month but there's a long history associated with the annual skywatching event. It all began on the night of Nov. 12, 1833, when the Western Hemisphere unexpectedly came under attack by a firestorm of shooting stars...
2010 Leonid Meteor Shower - Now Is the Best Time to See
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comet debrisl, humans, interesting, Leonid meteor shower, meteors, news, science )

Caree
- 1437 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
The Leonid meteor shower of 2010 is peaking this week and the best time to see the sky show is now. The annual Leonids should be at their best through Nov. 18, according to skywatching experts. Those with clear skies may see up to 20 meteors an hour.
People - Look Up! Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Returns!
Science & Tech  (tags: meteors, Perseids, August 12, annual meteor shower )

DC
- 1535 days ago - science.nasa.gov
You know it's a good night when a beautiful alignment of planets is the second best thing that's going to happen. Thursday August 12th is such a night The show begins at sundown when Venus, Saturn, Mars & the crescent Moon pop out of the western twilight
Seismic Images Show Dinosaur-Killing Meteor Made Bigger Splash
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, study, chicxulb crater, dinosaurs disappearing, meteors )

Simone
- 2465 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The most detailed three-dimensional seismic images yet of the Chicxulub crater, a mostly submerged and buried impact crater on the Mexico coast, may modify a theory explaining the extinction of 70 percent of life on Earth 65 million years ago.
Meteor Shower Expected to Light Up Night - Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: australia, geminids, meteor shower, meteors, night sky )

Chrissy
- 2507 days ago - news.com.au
A METEOR shower is expected to turn the skies above Australia into a celestial light show overnight. The shower, known as the Geminids because it appears to come from the constellation of Gemini, happens in December every year and can be seen from
Best Meteor Shower of 2007 Peaks Dec. 13
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, meteors, space, Geminids, Mars, meteor shower, interesting )

Laurel
- 2513 days ago - space.com
What could be the best meteor display of the year will reach its peak on the night of Dec.13-14.
Autumn Meteor Shower Hitting Its Peak
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, earth, interesting, science, space, meteors )

Caree
- 2533 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Leonids expected to put on a modest rather than a spectacular show. While the Leonids have been spectacular in years past, this year a modest display is expected. This weekend brings us the return of the famous Leonid meteor shower.
   

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