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19 May 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19MAY2012


NASA - Stunning View of Lyrids and Earth at Night
A Lyrid meteor over Earth at Night, seen from the International Space Station at 5 A Lyrid ...
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Scientists hunting for meteorites in Lotus, Calif.
KSDK
Lotus, CA (CNN) - Scientists are hunting for meteorite fragments in a horse pasture outside Lotus, California. These space rocks came from a meteorite that fell to Earth around Sutter's Mill on April 22 nd. That's the same area where the Gold Rush ...

NASA - Stunning View of Lyrids and Earth at Night
A Lyrid meteor over Earth at Night, seen from the International Space Station at 5 A Lyrid meteorstreaks over Earth on the night of April 22, 2012. (NASA/JSC/D.
www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/.../lyrids_iss.html

Fragments of meteorite behind 1908 Tunguska catastrophe may have been found
New Kerala Fri, 18 May 2012 08:59 AM PDT
London, May 18 : At 7.17am on June 30, 1908, an explosion like a detonating hydrogen bomb had erupted in the forests of Siberia - and up till now, scientists had been unable to offer any conclusive explanation for the event.

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Astronomical fidget ring made from a meteorite
Boing Boing
The meteorite has been etched with nitric acid to reveal the characteristic patterns, or Widmanstatten figures, of iron meteorites, and set with 9 gemstones representing the planets of our Solar System. Mercury is represented by a rust colored Sapphire ...

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