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Historic Landing on Ill-Smelling Comet May Help Discover How Planets Formed
Science & Tech  (tags: meteor, Israeli researchers, Rosetta projec )

David
- 1559 days ago - timesofisrael.com
For 25 years, scientists have dreamed of probing Churyumov-Gerasimenko's fiery celestial body - and Tel Aviv researchers are playing an important role. the entire Rosetta project has strong Israeli roots.
Space Debris or Meteor Burns Bright Over Australia - Mystery Fiery Object   video
Science & Tech  (tags: meteor, Meteorite, Meteor lights up early morning sky )

Stargazer
- 1682 days ago - youtube.com
Space Debris or Meteor burns Bright over Australia - Mystery Fiery object
Russian Meteor Shockwave Circled Globe Twice
Science & Tech  (tags: Russian, meteor, shockwave, research, study, circled globe, twice )

Giana
- 2057 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
The 10,000 ton asteroid that exploded above the Russian city of Chelyabinsk in February produced such a powerful shockwave that it raced around the world twice, according to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
Space Watch: Joint Asteroid Guard to Be Set Up in Russia
Science & Tech  (tags: Meteor, space, technology, world, safety, NewTechnology, humans, design, astronomy )

James
- 2101 days ago - rt.com
Russia's science, military and space industries are now uniting to create a first-of-its-kind national space threats defense program. The project is expected to take shape by late 2013, but it will take at least five more years
Possible Meteor Lights Up U.S. East Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, NASA, meteor, science, research, news, discovery, space )

Michael
- 2157 days ago - cbc.ca
Reports of a flash of light that streaked across the sky over the U.S. East Coast appeared to be a "single meteor event," the U.S. space agency said. Residents from New York City to Washington and beyond lit up social media with surprise.
The True Story of History's Only Known Meteorite Victim
Science & Tech  (tags: Meteorite, Meteor, Space, environment, nature, science, news, interesting, women, astronomy, science, scientists, bizarre, health, humans, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

S
- 2183 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The Russian meteorite, whose sonic boom damaged buildings and injured more than a thousand last week, is not the first to shatter a human life. Take the true story of Ann Hodges, the only confirmed person in history to have been hit by a meteorite.
Top 10 Largest Meteor Craters on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, science, space, world, meteor, crater, earth, meteorite )

Veljko
- 2192 days ago - worldsbiggests.com
These are the top 10 largest meteor craters ever recorded in our planet's 4.6 billion-year-long history.
20,000 Pound Meteor Explodes Over Russia, Injuring Hundreds
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, meteor, meteorites, 10 ton, explosion, sonic boom )

Lynn
- 2192 days ago - commondreams.org
The dramatic footage captured by a dashboard video camera in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia in the nation's south-central shows what scientists say was a more than 10 ton meteor entering the atmosphere at over 33,000 miles per hour.
Meteor Witnessed Across Britain
Science & Tech  (tags: Meteor, witnessed, across, Britain )

Agnes
- 2542 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Police forces say they have received a number of calls reporting what is believed to have been a meteor. Reports of a "bright light" and an "orange glow" came in across the north of England and Scotland at about 21:40 GMT amid fears a plane had crashed.
Astronomers Capture Rare Video Of Meteor Falling To Earth; Hunt For Meteorite
Science & Tech  (tags: meteor, astronomy, space, scientists, news, interesting, media )

John (Aqu
- 3998 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Mar. 8, 2008) -- Astronomers from The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, have captured rare video of a meteor falling to Earth.
Raw Video: Meteor Streaks Across Idaho Sky
Science & Tech  (tags: washington state, skies, meteor, science, astronomy, interesting )

Jacquelin
- 4017 days ago - komotv.com
An Idaho Air National Guard camera facing north captured this view of the meteor. (Note: the video clip repeats 3 times.) The meteor exploded over the night sky early Tuesday morning and was visible throughout Washington and even reported by pilots in Id
The Quadrantid Meteor Shower - Dazzling Event From An Extinct Constellation
Science & Tech  (tags: quadrantid, meteor, shower, dazzling, event, constellation, SETI, NASA, scientists, research, instrument, planet, brilliant )

Jean
- 4064 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
SETI Institute and NASA scientists will take their research instruments for a 10 hour continuous flight to map The Quadrantid -the planet's most brilliant meteor shower of 2008, regularly producing 50 to 120 meteors per hour.
New Theory For Mass Extinction Is Offered
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, mass extinction, meteor, environmental stress )

Eduardo
- 4130 days ago - postchronicle.com
The great mass extinction of 250 million years ago might not have been caused by a meteor strike, but, rather, by environmental stresses. The decline began millions of years before the disappearance of 90 percent of Earth's species.
   

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