Festival at the Park features meteorite
The Daily Home Wed, 25 Apr 2012 01:15 AM PDT
OAK GROVE â The Hodges Meteorite will be on display during the townâs Festival at the Park April 28. In addition to the famousmeteorite, the festival will feature music, food and craft vendors, exhibits and fun for the kids.
Mayor pens song about meteorite
The Daily Home Wed, 25 Apr 2012 01:14 AM PDT
OAK GROVE â When the Hodges Meteorite struck Anne Hodges Nov. 30, 1954, she became an instant celebrity.
State investigates manâs meteorite claims
The Daily Sentinel Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:50 PM PDT
Coloradoâs Office of the Attorney General is attempting to force a Montrose man to turn over documents related to an investigation that he sold and donated fake meteorites.
Montrose Man Accused of Selling Fake Meteorites
KREX-TV Grand Junction Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:11 PM PDT
A Montrose man is accused of selling a phony meteorite on eBay for half a million dollars.
Man accused of selling fake meteorite
BigPond News Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:15 PM PDT
Authorities have accused a US man of deceptive trade practices after he attempted to sell a fake meteorite.
Daytime Fireball Sonic Boom Surprises Calif Nevada Spectators ...
A spectacular daytime fireball and loud sonic boom was seen and heard over parts of California and Nevada on April 22, according to news reports.
NorCal Sonic Boom Possibly a Meteor Impact | NBC Bay Area
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APNewsBreak: Meteorites found in Northern California likely from giant ...
Tiny meteorites found in the Sierra foothills of Northern California likely were part of a giant fireball that exploded in daylight with about one-third the explosive force of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, scientists said ...
APNewsBreak: Fireball remnants likely in Calif.
(AP) - A meteor expert at UCLA says tiny meteorites found in Northern California likely were part of the giant fireball that exploded in daylight over the weekend. John T. Wasson, a longtime professor at UCLA's Institute of Geophysics and Planetary ...
Minivan-sized meteor packed explosive power By The Associated Press ...
Scientists say a giant fireball that exploded in daylight over California's Central Valley over the weekend was a rare phenomenon and much larger than most meteors. Bill Cooke, a specialist in meteors at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in ...
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NASA: Minivan-sized meteor over California weighed 75 tons
By Douglas Stanglin, USA TODAY The photo taken in Reno shows the fireball from themeteor as it burned up while traveling east to west. Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environments Office estimates the object was about the size of a minivan, ...
NASA Releases Photo of Meteor Over Nevada
WKRC TV Cincinnati
This image provided by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows a meteor over Reno Nevada Sunday April 22, 2012. The former space rock-turned-flaming-meteor entered Earth's atmosphere around 8 am PDT. Reports of the fireball have come in from as far ...
APNewsBreak: Fireball Remnants Likely in Calif.
A meteor expert at UCLA says tiny meteorites found in Northern California likely were part of the giant fireball that exploded in daylight over the weekend. John T. Wasson, a longtime professor at UCLA's Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, ...
Minivan-Sized Meteor Packed Explosive Power
LAS VEGAS -- A former Boulder City constable who was on trial for burglary killed himself at Sunset Station Tuesday. Larry Markotay, the former Chief Constable for Boulder City, faced charges for breakingMore>> LAS VEGAS -- A former Boulder City ...
Minivan-Size Meteor Created Fireball in the Sky
A fiery meteor created a thundering explosion and traced a rare daylight fireball seen across Nevada and California, before apparently breaking up harmlessly. As it disintegrated it released energy equivalent to a five-kiloton explosion, ...
Minivan-size meteor made Calif. fireball
PASADENA, Calif., April 24 (UPI) -- US researchers estimate the size of the meteor that caused a giant fireball over California and Nevada was about the size of your average minivan. The bright ball of light traveling east to west was seen over central ...
Latest UFO News: Recent Sighting Described as 'White Oval Object'
Was it part of the Lyrid meteor shower, or more evidence of the Mayan end of days prophecy? Citing a 4/25/12 report from UFO Stalker, via the Patch, a person in Buford reported seeing an oval object that traveled at a constant speed for a moment.
Meteor shower behind loud boom in Northern California
California, Apr 23 (ANI): A loud boom sounded over much of Northern California early Sunday, as an apparent result of a meteor shower. National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologist in Sacramento, California, Stefanie Henry said the meteor was streaking ...
APNewsBreak: Fireball Remnants Likely In Calif.
Experts say the flaming meteor was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth's atmosphere with a loud boom about 8 am Sunday. It was seen from Sacramento, Calif., to Las Vegas and parts of northern Nevada.
Sonic Boom from Meteor Wakes Region - KTXL
No need to call 911 or enlist Bruce Willis to save the world, but a meteorshower certainly ...
Rare Daytime Fireball Created by Minivan-Size Space Rock
NASA scientists say the fireball was created by a minivan-size asteroid that triggered a loud sonic boom as it broke apart and streaked through Earth's atmosphere. The fireball was spotted —and heard — on Sunday (April 22) when a space rock slammed ...
FOX News: Possible Meteor Boom Wakes Nevada ...
http://sheilaaliens.net/?p=572 (...pics available now @ my blog!) A loud boom or boomS (or ...
Fireball Over California/Nevada: How Big Was It?
Bill Cooke of the Meteoroid Environments Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., estimates the object was about the size of a minivan, weighed in at around 154300 pounds (70 metric tons) and at the time of disintegration ...
Meteor shower: Lyrids make big boom in trek through Earth's skies
Take meteor showers, for example. Over the weekend, the Lyrids made their annual spin through the local skies, igniting the usual flashes, as they've done for some 2600 years. This time, they also seemed to have caused an explosive boom heard in some ...
Are Orange County Residents Clueless About Quake Risk?
Some reports, including one in the Huffington Post, alluded to Monday's quake as possibly being a result of a meteor that passed by earlier, but experts at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena don't buy it. “It is highly unlikely that the ...
A recent explosion over the skies near the California-Nevada border 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, burned up spectacularly after ...
Strange Light Appears in the Sky
KOBI-TV NBC 5 / KOTI-TV NBC 2
"I thought it was maybe space junk falling out of the sky, but i'll go with a meteor," says Dale Harmon. NBC5's meteorologist Cameron Loughlin tells us, it turns out what residents saw was part of an annual meteor shower. "We've seen meteor showers ...
Steve Curry, Self-Proclaimed 'Meteorite Man,' Accused Of Selling Fake ...
Steven Curry, a 59-year-old man from Montrose, Colorado, faces an investigation from the Colorado Attorney General's office after allegations that he tried to sell fake meteorites. Curry had listed a "lunar meteorite" on eBay for $512000, and according ...
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