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27 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27JUN2012

Meteor Activity Outlook for June 23-29, 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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1969 fireball meteorite reveals new ancient mineral
msnbc.com
A fireball that tears across the sky is not just a one-time skywatching event — it can reap scientific dividends long afterward. In fact, one that lit up Mexico's skies ...

Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight Best Chance to See Bootids
Sky-watchers may get an unusually good glimpse of the annual Bootid meteor shower this week, thanks to a late-night moonless sky.
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Meteor metal one of solar system's oldest
UPI.com
U.S. scientists say they've discovered a new primitive mineral in a meteorite that they believe to be among the oldest minerals formed in the solar system.

New primitive mineral found in Allende meteorite
TG Daily Tue, 26 Jun 2012 16:06 PM PDT
The Allende meteorite impacted in the Mexican state of Chihuahua in 1969. More than 40 years later, the meteorite continues to help scientists better understand the early stages of our solar system's evolution. read more

Meteorite Hunter Discovers New Mineral
Wired News Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:42 PM PDT
Hidden within a rock from space, geologists have discovered a mineral previously unknown to science: panguite.

Scientists find new primitive mineral in meteorite
Science Daily Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:42 AM PDT
In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces of meteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than 40 years later, the Allende meteorite is still serving the scientific community as a rich source of information about the early stages of our solar system's evolution. Recently, scientists discovered a new mineral embedded in the space rock -- one ...

Caltech scientists find new primitive mineral in meteorite
EurekAlert! Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:11 AM PDT
( California Institute of Technology ) In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces ofmeteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than 40 years later, the Allende meteorite is still serving the scientific community as a rich source of information about the early stages of our solar system's evolution. Recently, scientists from the California ...

The Origin of Life Challenge
SpaceDaily Mon, 25 Jun 2012 17:22 PM PDT
Some scientists believe that life may have arisen on Mars and traveled to Earth by means of a meteorite.

1969 Fireball Meteorite Reveals New Ancient Mineral
LiveScience.com
A new mineral has been described and named panguite from the Allende meteorite that lit up Mexico skies as a fireball in 1969.

Scientists find new primitive mineral in meteorite
Phys.Org
In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces ofmeteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than 40 years ...

Martian meteorite to go on display from tomorrow in Vienna
Austrian Independent
Report on Austrian Independent english news online newspaper: The Natural History Museum in Vienna (NHM) is celebrating a spectacular new acquisition ...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!