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30 May 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29/30MAY2012

'Stony iron meteorites may have hit Katol'
The Asian Age
A team of scientists from Mumbai left for Nagpur on Tuesday to investigate the impact of last Tuesday's meteorite shower in the Katol region, which left several houses damaged. The team is expected to reach Nagpur on Wednesday early morning.

The World's biggest meteor shower | How It Works Magazine
The annual Perseid meteor shower caught on camera - and how you can catch it this summer.
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The truth is out there about UFO in Baltic Sea, Swedish scientists say
Fox News
The crash debris could be from a meteor, he told FoxNews.com. It could a naturally occurring gas well discovery -- located interestingly enough in international waters, he added. Or, he muses, it could be the remains of a Russian warship from the late ...

Two small asteroids buzz Earth in back-to-back flybys
msnbc.com
Asteroid Basics: A Space Rock Quiz Small Asteroid Flies-By Closer Than Many Satellites | Video When Space Attacks: The 6 Craziest Meteor Impacts © 2012 Space.com.

Life on Mars: just add carbon and stir
Phys.Org
The building blocks of life have been discovered on Mars ... in Martian meteorites that fell to Earth. Let me rephrase that: according to a paper by published in Science Express on Friday, meteoritesfrom Mars have been found to contain the basic ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 26- June 1, 2012 | American Meteor ...
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near two for observers in the northern hemisphere and three for those south of the ...
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Life on Mars: just add carbon and stir
CNET Australia
By Marion Anderson, Monash University | May 29, 2012 The building blocks of life have been discovered on Mars — in Martian meteorites that fell to Earth. We're a long way off from finding little green men, but we might find evidence of life on Mars, ...

Meteorite hunt goes on, needs public's help
PhysOrg Mon, 28 May 2012 05:36 AM PDT
(Phys.org) -- A University of California, Davis, geologist is appealing for public help in tracking down pieces of the meteorite that blew up over El Dorado County on April 22.

South African Government, Landowners Sign Agreement To Preserve Site Of Meteor Impact
Bernama Sun, 27 May 2012 23:52 PM PDT
PRETORIA, May 28 (BERNAMA-NNN-BUANEWS) -- The South African government and landowners of the Vredefort Dome, site of meteoriteimpact, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement, taking the site a step closer to becoming a new World Heritage Site and protected under South African law.

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Australia Meteor Fireball ...
24MAY2012 Sonja Jindabyne NSW 05.35am 5 seconds Facing North... travelling from left to right / east - west Large fireball, very bright green and orange, ...
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South African Government, Landowners Sign Agreement To Preserve Site Of Meteor ...
Bernama
PRETORIA, May 28 (BERNAMA-NNN-BUANEWS) -- The South African government and landowners of the Vredefort Dome, site of meteorite impact, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement, taking the site a step closer to becoming a new World Heritage Site and ...

Scientists to probe Nagpur meteorite shower
Daily News & Analysis
A team of scientists from Mumbai will leave for Nagpur on Monday to investigate and study the impact of last Tuesday's large meteorite shower in the Katol region which damaged several houses, an official said here on Sunday.

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