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22 February 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22FEB2013

'Largest since Tunguska': Chelyabinsk meteorite ...
Friday's meteorite which struck Chelyabinsk carried a mass of around 40 tonnes, possibly ...
rt.com

Man shows off possible fragments of exploded ...
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The search is on for evidence days after a monstrous meteorite landed in Russia.
usatoday.com

Shock Wave of Fireball Meteor Rattles Siberia, Injuring 1200
Scenes from a city rocked by a shock wave when a meteor hit the atmosphere offered a glimpse of an apocalyptic scenario that scientists said had never before ...
www.nytimes.com/.../meteorite-fragments-are-said-to-rain-do...

Meteor shows why it is crucial to keep an eye on the sky - CNN.com
Reports coming from Russia suggest that hundreds of people have been injured by a meteor falling from space.
www.cnn.com/2013/02/15/opinion/meteors-colin-stuart-oped

Meteor streaks across Bay Area skies - San Jose Mercury News
It may not have been as spectacular as the space rock that streaked across the skies above ...
www.mercurynews.com/.../meteor-streaks-across-bay-area-ski...

Russian Meteor Explosion Outshone Sun - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: The fireball that exploded over Russia Friday morning (Feb. 15) provided onlookers with an incredible spectacle, even outshining the sun for ...
news.yahoo.com/russian-meteor-explosion-outshone-sun-235...

什麼東西打中隕石? 莫非是UFO救了俄羅斯? - YouTube
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcqTU526oWs

Meteoriten Einschlag Russland Meteorite Impact Russia ロシアでは ...
Meteoriten Einschlag in Russland Meteorite Impact in Russia ロシア ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=83DIjXmO6Og

Meteorite crash in Russia - Метеорит аварии 隕石碰撞 - YouTube
隕石碰撞 Meteoriteneinschlag 隕石衝突 Göktaşı çarpma ความผิดพลาดของ อุกกาบาต Meteorite vụ tai nạn 운석 충돌 سقوط شهاب سنگ نيزك تحطم ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=z699XXtXnrI

俄羅斯天降隕石民眾一片驚慌- YouTube
美國太空總署(NASA)行星科學主任說,星期五劃破天空在俄羅斯烏拉爾山上空爆炸 的巨大隕石,是一次"特例"。
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtlw6CL06Vs

Russian Meteor, Wild Road Madness Exposed Thanks to Country's Dashboard ...
ABC News (blog)
MOSCOW, Russia — They are the videos everyone is talking about. Rare images of a meteorstreaking across the Russian sky in a bright, fast-approaching ball of fire. The drama was captured on numerous dashboard cameras and then uploaded on ...

Meteor shower fails to impress this Russian driver
Courier Mail
Many locals thought the shower was a sign that the end was nigh as the 7000-ton meteor caused a massive fireball to blast over Chelyabinsk, only 14-20km from the Earth's surface. thousands of rescue workers were dispatched to the area to help ...

House space subcommittee chair says meteor threat hearings will question ...
al.com (blog)
Steven Palazzo U.S. Space & Rocket Center CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart, left, shows Rep. Steven Palazzo, center, and Rep. Mo Brooks exhibits on display at the center. Palazzo, chair of the House subcommittee on space, made his first visit to Huntsville to ...

Is it a meteor or a meteoroid?
Sun-Sentinel...

Russian meteor videos blocked in Germany, primary students protest in Malawi
Aljazeera.com
WEBSITE: http://stream.aljazeera.com  For more on these stories: Russian meteor videos blocked in Germany: http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201...

Russian-born local's connections with meteor crash
NG News
Earlier that day, a larger meteor entered the atmosphere near Chelyabinskin a brilliant blaze of light. What followed was a deafening explosion that resulted in more than 1,000 injuries due to flying glass. It was caught on film by numerous dashboard ...

Meteorite fell in Gulf of Riga in Latvia Метеорит упал в Рижский залив в Латвии
YouTube
Meteorite fell in Gulf of Riga in Latvia Метеорит упал в Рижский залив в Латвии.  ...

Eyewitness Photographs the Chelyabinsk Meteorite
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 12:45 PM PST
On February 15, a meteorite struck the Chelyabinsk Region. That same day, blogger Marat Akhmetvaleyev went to photograph the local landscape not far from his home.

'I thought it was a nuclear bomb exploding': Photographer's breathtaking pictures of Russian meteorite which he feared ...
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 12:08 PM PST
Marat Akhmetaleyev, 31, had just set up his tripod when the space rock lit up the crisp, morning sky before exploding over the Ural Mountain with the force of 30 Hiroshima bombs.

Synagogue in Siberia damaged by meteorite
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 10:38 AM PST
A synagogue in Siberia was lightly damaged by a meteorite that fell nearby on Feb. 15.

Chelyabinsk heroes to get awards
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 10:02 AM PST
CHELYABINSK, Russia, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Russian officials said awards will be given to people who put a great amount of effort into responding to the meteorite strike in the Chelyabinsk Region.

Humongous Near-Earth Asteroids Don't Look So Scary in a Time-Lapse
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 07:21 AM PST
# timelapse Most of us got a little distracted from uneventful passing of near-Earth asteroid DA14 after that unrelated meteorite decided to slam into Russia . Photographer Colin Legg keep his eyes—and camera—on DA14 though, and put together this time-lapse of its flyby that makes it seem like an insignificant little dot. More »

Minister Pledges Meteorite Response Awards
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 07:00 AM PST
State awards will be given to people who distinguished themselves in responding to the recentmeteorite strike in the Chelyabinsk Region, Russian Civil Defense and Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov said on Thursday.

What to Do If Something Explodes in Russia
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 06:01 AM PST
Everyone knows that Russians are never prepared for anything. That's why they're morally ready for everything. We know now what happened in Chelyabinsk when a meteorite exploded in the heavens. It's amazing that nobody died.

A meteorite or a plain old rock?
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 05:48 AM PST
I’M daft enough about space to have been half-alarmed, half-thrilled that a meteorite fell so spectacularly to earth recently.

Local experts weigh in on meteorite impacts
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 05:39 AM PST
Just how safe are we from meteors and asteroids hurdling towards earth?

'Was it expensive to launch a meteorite?'
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013 05:35 AM PST
Let's talk about conspiracy. What is a conspiracy theory? It is an attempt to explain a paradoxical plot. If a president urinates on the landing gear of an aircraft, he will be considered a crank with well-known connotations. But we all know that such people do not become presidents.

CQTV:记者探访陨石坠落后的车里雅宾斯克- YouTube
当地时间16日凌晨,从莫斯科出发前往俄罗斯车里雅宾斯克州的飞机几乎成了媒体 记者的专机。就 ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNYYpGtms88

美国:旧金山夜空发现疑似陨石物体- YouTube
美国:旧金山夜空发现疑似陨石物体. CHNNewz·1,771 videos. Subscribe ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLh5Abqf0Mg

继俄罗斯之后古巴中部又报告一起陨石坠落- YouTube
继俄罗斯之后古巴中部又报告一起陨石坠落. ... 陨石坠落致俄罗斯1200人受伤俄 国 ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkRaJlGB4Vk

What The Russian Meteor Explosion Sounded Like
Popular Science
Instead, the sensors picked up short-frequency sound waves from the Chelyabinskmeteor blast. The blast was so powerful that sound waves were detected as far north as Greenland and as far south as Antarctica. Scientists quickly determined that the ...

Meteor strike “a one in fifty year event”
BBC News
Less than 12 hours after reporting on our close encounter with an asteroid in last week's Science In Action, people in Russia were bombarded. A meteoroid streaked across the sky, creating a sonic boom that was recorded around the world. Over 1200 ...

Bill Nye Meteor Hits Russia Friday February 15, 2013 Челябинске метеориты
YouTube
Moscow (CNN) -- A meteor streaked through the skies above Russia Friday morning, before exploding with a flash and boom that shattered glass in buildings and left hundreds of people hurt. Many people were injured by the impacting explosions, ...

New Russia meteor video: Dramatic dash cam footage of meteorite explosion
RT
There's a lot of ice and/or frozen carbon dioxide in this meteor, it's going to heat up and start to boil. If you have a solid piece of rock with a cavern of boiling water inside, it's only a matter of time before the pressure builds up enough to cause ...

Russian Meteor Breaks New Online Video Record
Geeky gadgets
This is the highest rate of viral growth ever recorded as far as online video is concerned. Out of over Russian Meteor 400 videos which were uploaded since last Friday, 160 of them have already passed the 100,000 views mark. The winner has 26.7 million ...

Meteor blast: new vision released
The Canberra Times
More vision of the meteor strike in Russia has been emerging from CCTV in Chelyabinsk, including from the local state university. ...

سقوط نيزك على روسيا ومايعلم جنود ربك الا هو‎ - YouTube
سقوط نيزك على روسيا ومايعلم جنود ربك الا هو. abodawood1000·1,342 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 826. 27 views ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwZer8CvnoM

Russian meteor: lack of fragments sparks ...
Thousands of Russian emergency workers sent out to clear up the damage from a meteor seen ...
telegraph.co.uk

Une énorme météorite filmé en Russie 15/02/2013
YouTube
Une énorme météorite filmé en Russie 15/02/2013...

11 meteor tweets we wish we'd thought of - CNN.com
By now you've heard the news about the meteor that caused an enormous explosion in Russia. Officials say up to 1000 people were hurt. Most suffered minor ...
www.cnn.com/2013/02/15/tech/social-media/meteor-storify

NASA - Russia Meteor
NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions , ...
www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/russianmeteor.html

Aftermath of close encounter with meteor - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Aftermath of close encounter with meteor - Scientist now say the meteor that exploded over Russia was bigger and heavier than they first ...
www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50141197n

Meteor event put into perspective - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Meteor event put into perspective - Jim Axelrod speaks with Jeff Kluger ...
www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50141198n

Russian Scientists Battle Meteor Speculators With Reward Offer
Bloomberg
Russian scientists escalated their hunt for meteor fragments from last week's explosion over the Urals region by offering market rates in a bid to deter speculators. The Russian Academy of Sciences and the State University of Chelyabinsk, where the ...

NASA Eager To Analyze Russian Meteor Fragments
Forbes
Last week's totally unexpected Russian meteor impact, which injured more than 1200 and damaged some 4000 buildings near Chelyabinsk, provided a harsh wake-up call to those who rarely look skyward. Details about the object that caused the fireball ...

Dashcam meteor videos blocked in Germany because of copyrighted ...
The Verge
As part of a 2012 lawsuit, Google is required to filter copyrighted material in Germany, and negotiations with GEMA broke down in January. As a result, many videos — including the meteorone below — are marked as blocked because "GEMA has not granted ...

Interactive Map Shows Every Known Meteor Impact Since 2300 BCE
RedOrbit
With all the recent meteor events, such as last Friday's that exploded over Russia, injuring more than a thousand people, and the possible smaller explosion over Cuba just a day later, many may be wondering if similar events have occurred in their neck ...

Watch Russian meteor explosion that injured hundreds
Detroit Free Press
... Earth -- unlike meteor · Russian meteor injures more than 1,000 · Meteors strike Earth every few months, experts say · Meteor strikes Russian Urals. Zoom. More. Watch as a meteor crashes into the Urals in central Russia, injuring hundreds ...

Collection Of CCTV Footage - Russian Meteor Explosion - 15th Feb 2013
YouTube
On the first video was recorded bright flash and some time later sounds of explosions have come down after combustion in atmospheric layers,it rarely happens over the city.And many other camera angles.

Fireballs reported in skies above Cuba and California
Telegraph.co.uk
... a bright streak of light over the San Francisco Bay area on Friday night. Scientists at the Chabot Space and Science Center, in Oakland, said it had received calls describing what appeared to be a fireball flying west, but it was not clear what the ...

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