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26 May 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26MAY2012

Meteorites add to Tuesday sound mystery
Times of India
The fire balls seen by some people in Akola district and city on Tuesday were meteorite showers spread over an area of over 200km. They travelled in eastern direction and some fell in Katol tehsil of Nagpur district. It is the first time that meteorite ...

UCD Professor Needs Public's Help to Find Meteorites
KTXL
According to UC Davis Geology Professor Qing Zhu Yin it wasn't just any meteorite, “This happens to be a rare type of meteorite.” Rare usually means money, which is why hundreds flocked to the two towns to search for fragments.

Organic Carbon In Meteorites Came From Mars
Science 2.0
Molecules containing large chains of carbon and hydrogen, which happen to be the building blocks of all life on Earth, have been found in meteorites from Mars but scientists have been unsure how this organic carbon was formed and even disagreed on ...

Meteor-right or Meteor-wrong? | Mountain Democrat
With all the local interest in meteors in the past month, more people are bringing out their specimens and asking, do I have a real one or a meteor-right? Or do I ...
www.mtdemocrat.com/news/meteor-right-or-meteor-wrong/

Mystery of Martian meteorites' organic molecules solved
msnbc.com
Organic molecules — compounds that on Earth can be linked with life — encased within Martian meteorites now reveal biological activity on the Red Planet could not have formed these materials, researchers say. Organic molecules are the carbon-based ...

Mystery of Martian meteorites (and life on Mars) solved
Mother Nature Network
comThu, May 24 2012 at 2:03 PM EST THE ROCK FROM MARS: A sample of a Mars rock from the Tissint meteorite fall, which dropped chunks of the Red Planet into the Morocco desert in July 2011. (Photo: Darryl Pitt/Macovich Collection) Organic molecules ...

Mars orbiter captures mysterious hollows in the ice on surface of planet - but ...
Daily Mail
The 'holes' aren't the circular shape of a 'normal' meteorite impact - they have two levels, a small inner crater, surrounded by a shallow depression extending outward from the inner crater. The craters seem to have exposed a layer of shallow ice that ...

Venus next to eclipse sun
London Free Press
While much of the western US, China and Japan got the full spectacle — the moon passing in front of the sun, mostly covering the fireball save for a ring of fire — in London the sun appeared as it if had been bitten. It started about 20 minutes ...

Mystery of Martian Meteorites' Organic Stuff Solved
Space.com
by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com Contributor Organic molecules — compounds that on Earth can be linked with life — encased within Martian meteorites now reveal biological activity on the Red Planet could not have formed these materials, researchers say.

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Texas Meteor Fireball ...
Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, Recent Meteorite Falls ... Texas Meteor Fireball ~00:10 am CDT 23MAY2012 ...
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New Video - Sutter`s Mill Meteor Video taken 22APR2012

YouTube Published on 19 May 2012 by 1000yardnightmare  114 views
Video of Sutter`s Mill Meteor 22APR2012 by Shon Bollock.

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