27 December 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27DEC2012

Nevada Seismo Lab featured in Science 
Wed, 26 Dec, 2012 01:45 AM PST
When the Sutter Mill's meteorite streaked across the Nevada sky in April, it made a loud boom and shook homes throughout the region.

Mega ice meteor lands in Morocco | euronews ...
world news - A Moroccan farmer got the shock of his life when a giant snowball fell to earth ...

When Is The Quadrantids Meteor Shower?
The meteor shower is expected to "last only a few hours," according to NASA.com. That means you should look for it in the the night of Jan. 2-3, not the night of Jan. 3-4. The moon will set after midnight, so the best time to view the meteors will be ...

Meteorite triggered scientific gold rush at UC Davis
Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 12:47 AM PST
A meteorite that exploded as a fireball over California's Sierra foothills this past spring was among the fastest, rarest meteorites known to have hit the Earth, and it traveled a highly eccentric orbital route to get here.

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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