07 January 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07JAN2013

'Meteor' found by Saudi man near his house
Emirates 24/7
A Saudi man has found a solid object that he believes to be a meteor that fell near his house and broke into several pieces. Mashari Al Subai said the object's fall had created a small pit in the ground behind his house in the western Saudi town of ... (The photo included in the story cleary shows that this IS NOT a meteorite!)

What Was That Big Fireball In The Sky? | Watch the video - Yahoo ...
Many Westchester residents were scared when they saw a big fireball in the sky Sunday around noon. Jeff Nguyen reports on the cause of the explosion.

Fireball and explosion in sky over Santiago del Estero ... - Daily Paul
Some witnesses said that, previously, a fireball had streaked across the sky in a west to east direction. It is believed that it could have been a meteorite falling.

Meteorite Shows Evidence Of Water On Ancient Mars 
Sun, 06 Jan, 2013 06:37 AM PST
An ancient Martian meteorite provides more evidence that the ancient Martian surface had plenty of water.

US scientists find meteorite from Mars
Sat, 05 Jan, 2013 11:30 PM PST
SCIENTISTS have uncovered a Martian meteorite which landed in northwest Africa.

NASA probes Martian secrets
Sat, 05 Jan, 2013 06:41 PM PST
A meteorite found in the Sahara desert in 2011 may hold secrets about Mars, says NASA.

Mars rocks on: Editorial
Sat, 05 Jan, 2013 04:34 PM PST
In a far-out finding, researchers have discovered a chunk of Mars that landed on Earth as ameteorite, and it’s yielding unique new data.

Spectacular green fireball turns night into day above Northwestern ...
12:33 AM: Have just received two reports of this, one a text, and then this e-mail from Chas in Gatewood: No images - but sitting upstairs looking West (past my ...

2013 THE Year of Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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