|No apparent damage from meteor that crossed California and Nevada|
Nevada – A fiery meteor created a thundering explosion and traced a rare daylight fireball seen for about 600 miles across Nevada and California, before apparently breaking up harmlessly at high altitude, astronomers said. NASA researchers at the Jet ...
Scientist says sound signal from exploding meteor lasted 18 minutes
Reno Gazette Journal
A Canadian scientist who specializes in meteor sound waves said Monday the infrasonic signal from Sunday's event felt over a wide swath of Northern Nevada and California was “very strong” and lasted more than 18 minutes at a monitoring station 400 ...
Reports: Meteor caused loud explosion felt across Sierra Sunday morning
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza
LAKE TAHOE — Residents in the greater Truckee/Tahoe area awoke Sunday morning to a loud explosion that likely was caused by a meteor, numerous media outlets are reporting. The boom was heard at about 8 am throughout much of the region.
Colorado Man Accused of Attempting to Sell Fake Meteorites
(NewsCore) - DENVER -- Authorities have accused a Colorado man of deceptive trade practices after he attempted to sell a fake meteorite for more than $500000, The Denver Post reported. The Colorado Attorney General's Office filed a petition against ...
Loud Boom Caused by Meteor? - ABC News
Astronomers believe sound was the result of a daytime shooting star.
Loud California Boom Caused by Daytime Shooting ...
Astronomers believe sound was the result of a daytime shooting star. For a related story go here ...
Minivan Sized Meteor Explodes Over California
By Damon Poeter An explosion over the skies near the California-Nevada border early on Sunday has been confirmed to have been caused by a meteor the "size of a minivan," according to news reports. The meteor, believed to have been a small asteroid, ...
Anchors Survive Meteor in the ABC News Studios
WNN's Rob Nelson and John Muller survive a meteor shower inside our Upper West Side studios. *More: http://WNNfans.com.
Reuters Science News Summary
Rare daylight meteor seen, heard over Nevada, California LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A rare daytimemeteor was seen and heard streaking over northern Nevada and parts of California on Sunday, just after the peak of an annual meteor shower.
'Minerals and Meteorites' exhibit opens at Morrill Hall
By Larry Brown Morrill Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus unveiled a new exhibit Saturday showcasing various minerals and meteorites. The exhibit, “Meteorites and Minerals,” looks at how they affect today's society.
Local man witnesses fire in the sky from meteorite
By ROGER H. AYLWORTH - Staff Writer A flaming object that streaked through sky Sunday morning and triggered a sonic boom that rattled homes from Reno into California's Central Valley, was witnessed by at least one Chico man, but he wasn't anywhere near ...
Meteor Shower Causes Sonic Boom? | Video - ABC News
Sound heard in California thought to be from a daytime shooting star.
Meteor shower: Lyrids make big boom in trek through Earth's skies
Los Angeles Times
The lights will be sporadic and well below the spectacle level of the weekend, but keep this generalmeteor-watching principle in mind: Visibility varies with location, brightness of other astronomical phenomena, and the level of pollution from light ...
Answers Mulled to Questions of Bantam Lake 'UFO' Mystery
As for the working theory that a documented meteor shower in the area resulted in a meteorite falling into the lake, she said, “The people that are involved that will check. It could be many different things.” Connecticut Department of Energy and ...
Lyrid Meteor Shower - 4/21/2012 on Vimeo
I set up the cameras to do some time-lapse during the Lyrid Meteor Shower the night of April 21 ...
Colorado prosecutors say Montrose man peddled bogus meteorites, threatened experts
By Joey Bunch The Colorado Attorney General's Office says a Montrose man tried to sell a phony lunar meteorite on eBay for at least $512000, promised 80 percent tax deduction to would-be buyers and threatened experts in the field who said his finds ...
Scots laboratory to examine Mars meteorite
The piece of a Martian meteorite has been obtained by scientists at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC). They are hoping to have a clearer idea of when it left Mars and how long it spent in space after examining the 0.2 gram ...
NASA Calls Meteor Eruption "Huge Event"
Dr. Bill Cooke with the Lead, NASA Meteroid Environments Office said the meteor eruption caused quite the commotion. Cooke said the meteor's energy was a whopping 3.8 kilotons of TNT. That's about one fourth of the "little boy" bomb, which was dropped ...
The Sierra Meteoric Blast
NBC Bay Area
The likely candidate: an exploding meteor. Cooling Temps Some Drizzle, Risk of Mountain ThunderThe next two days will feature much cooler weather and possibly some very different types of weather conditions around the Bay Area.
Lyrids meteor shower: It's not too late to watch the Lyrids meteor shower
The Lyrids meteor shower peaked this morning but it's still not too late to catch some shooting stars. The meteor shower, so-named because they appear to radiate out from the Lyra constellation, should still be visible late tonight and before dawn ...
Incredible picture of Lyrid meteor shower shows shooting star against night's ...
The first peak of the annual Lyrid meteor shower happened just after midnight, putting on an eye-catching display, visible across the world. NASA scientists tracked the shower with a network of cameras on earth, the International Space Station and a ...
Mars meteorite tested in Scotland
BBC News Mon, 23 Apr 2012 03:26 AM PDT
Academics in Scotland test a rare meteorite from Mars
Martian meteorite touches down at the University of Glasgow
Researchers based at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) in East Kilbride have taken delivery of a 0.2-gram fragment of a Martian meteorite which fell to Earth in Morocco last year. They will use cutting-edge mass ...
Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: A promising meteor shower will hit its peak tonight, lighting up the late-night sky in what could be an eye-catching end to Earth Day.
Meteor shower causes loud boom over California | The Raw Story
A loud boom similar to the sound of an explosion has been heard over much of northern California apparently as a result of an ongoing meteor shower, The Los ...
Humongous exploding fireball in sky probably a meteor, say scientists (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
For many people in Nevada and northern California, Sunday morning was disrupted by a sonic boom and a fireball streaking across the sky. By Eoin O'Carroll, Staff / April 23, 2012 This black and white photo from a rooftop webcam released Thursday, ...
Explosion, fireball reported in 2 states
Some residents reported fireball sightings. The sound and the light show were likely caused by a meteor that entered Earth's atmosphere, astronomers said. "It made the shades in my room shake hard enough to slam into the window a couple times," said ...
Meteor Creates a Show, No Apparent Damage
Wall Street Journal
By ROBERT LEE HOTZ A fiery meteor created a thundering explosion and traced a rare daylight fireball seen for about 600 miles across Nevada and California on Sunday, before apparently breaking up harmlessly at high altitude, astronomers said.
Expensive 'Meteorites' Are Bogus, AG Says
Courthouse News Service
By STEVE WEISHAMPEL DENVER (CN) - A man in Montrose, Colo. offered phony meteorites for as much as $500000 apiece, falsely claimed that most of the purchase price is tax deductible through his foundation, and threatened museum curators who told him his ...
Loud California Boom Caused by Daytime Shooting Star? Meteorite Caused Large ...
Astronomers believe sound was the result of a daytime shooting star. For a related story go here: http://abcn.ws/Jkky0J.
Lyrid Fireball Explodes Above Indian Country; Photos of Shower
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
The Lyrids lit up the night sky on Saturday-Sunday, and then delivered a parting shot over Nevada and northern California—a fireball that streaked across the morning sky on Sunday at around 8 am, then exploded with a huge boom as it burnt up in the ...
Meteor shower creates loud 'boom' over Northern California
Los Angeles Times
People were still talking Monday about a meteor shower over Northern California that created a loud "boom" heard and felt across much of the region. A meteor streaked across the sky Sunday when it apparently broke up above the Earth, sending the sound ...
Meteor over Nevada caught on camera
RENO - A rare daytime meteor was seen and heard streaking over northern Nevada and parts of California on Sunday (4/22), just after the peak of an annual meteor shower. (more) RENO - A rare daytime meteor was seen and heard streaking over northern ...
Lyrid Meteor Shower Lights Up Skies
A Lyrid meteor shower lights up the sky April 22, 2012. The cosmic dust from the comet Thatcher created a mysterious streak across the sky Sunday and was witnessed by residents in California and northern Nevada. (Courtesy Marian Murdoch) A Star Is ...
Photos and video: Here's what the weekend's meteor shower looked like
If you missed the meteor shower over the weekend, WTKR's meterologist Patrick Rockey posted photos and video on his blog. Truly out of this world. Here's another conception of what it might have looked (and sounded) like.
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