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21 September 2012

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Did a forgotten meteor have a deadly icy double punch
When a huge meteor collided with Earth about 2.5 million years ago and fell into the southern Pacific Ocean it not only could have generated a massive ...
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Site Auctioning Biggest Moon Rock Ever Sold
Newser
(Newser) – Heritage Auctions is currently taking bids on the biggest moon rock ever to come up for auction—a glittering 4-pound slab of meteorite from the highland breccias on the far side of the moon, Space.com reports. The rock, which is called Dar ...

'Balls of fire' likely large meteors: Astronomer
NorthernLife.ca
'Balls of fire' likely large meteors: Astronomer. Tweet. Comments | Print | Report a typo | Contact the Editor. Hanmer resident Greg Lafleche snapped this photo of what appears to be a large meteor crossing the sky at about 11 p.m. on Sept. 15 ...

Did The Eltanin Meteor Cause More Than Tsunamis?
RedOrbit
Around 2.5 million years ago, a huge meteor collided with the Earth and fell into the southern Pacific Ocean. A new study, published in the Journal of Quaternary Science, suggests that not only could this have caused a massive tsunami, but it may also ...

'Forgotten' meteor caused mega-tsunami
TG Daily
A huge meteor which slammed into the southern Pacific Ocean about 2.5 million years ago generated tsunamis hundreds of meters high, and may have destablilized the entire planet's climate system. Australian researchers say that because the Eltanin ...

Phil Reisman: Historic Peekskill meteorite is as good as gold for its owner
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The rocks are pieces of the famous Peekskill meteorite that streaked across the early evening sky of Oct. 9, 1992, and slammed into 18-year-old Michelle Knapp's car — a 1980 model Malibu — that was parked in front of her home. Weighing in at 30 ...

Did a crashing meteor kick-start Ice Ages?
Newstrack India
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) A gigantic meteor collided with the earth about 2.5 million years ago, generating the mother of all tsunamis, hundreds of metres high, possibly plunging the planet into the Ice Ages, an Australian study says. Most scientists may ...

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Trillions of carats but not a diamond necklace in sight
Brisbane Times Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:25 AM PDT
MOSCOW: A diamond field containing trillions of carats has been discovered hidden under a giant meteorite crater in Siberia, Russian scientists have said.

Russia Exposes Secret Trove of Impact Diamonds
Discovery News Wed, 19 Sep 2012 07:44 AM PDT
Russians claim a Siberian meteorite crater holds "trillions of carats" of diamonds.

Tulisa gets recurring apocalyptic nightmares where the world is struck by a meteorite
London Evening Standard Wed, 19 Sep 2012 06:36 AM PDT
Tulisa Contostavlos suffers from a terrifying recurring nightmare where the world ends but she somehow survives.

Dar Al Gani 1058 moon rock heads to auction
SlashGear Wed, 19 Sep 2012 06:15 AM PDT
The chances of you having ever heard of the Dar al Gani 1058 moon rock, which is a lunar meteorite, is slim. However, this moon rock is notable because itâs the largest ever put up for auction. Auction house Heritage Auctions believes that the chunk of the moon could go for $380,000. This particular lunar Read The Full Story

Largest moon rock ever auctioned could fetch $380,000
Fox News Wed, 19 Sep 2012 05:14 AM PDT
If you have some serious cash lying around, a chunk of the moon could be yours.A piece of lunar meteorite is on sale at auction, and experts estimate the final price will tally at keast $340,000.

Meteor impact may have started Ice Ages UPIcom
A huge meteor striking Earth 2.5 million years could have generated a massive tsunami and plunged the world into the Ice Ages, Australian researchers ...
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Did a forgotten meteor have a deadly, icy double-punch? | Science ...
When a huge meteor crashed into the Pacific Ocean 2.5 million years ago it may have plunged the world into the Ice Ages, a new study suggests.
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Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: MBIQ Detects California ...
Meteor Bot Internet Query (MBIQ) Bot has just detected a meteor fireball event over California at ...California Meteor 16SEP2012 ~22:45 PDT Sighting Reports ...
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Did a “Forgotten” Two-Kilometer-Wide Meteor Plunge Earth into the Ice Ages?
The Daily Galaxy (blog)
When a huge meteor collided with Earth about 2.5 million years in the southern Pacific Ocean it not only could have generated a massive tsunami but also may have plunged the world into the Ice Ages, a new study suggests. A team of Australian ...

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