The Latest 25 Worldwide Meteors Dynamic Map™ ©2009-2016

26 February 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25/26FEB2013

Russia proposes anti-asteroid plan following Chelyabinsk meteor incident
The Voice of Russia
The idea was voiced by the Secretary of the Federal Security Service Nikolay Patrushev at a session in the Ural city of Yekaterinburg. The Chelyabinsk meteorwasn't detected by any telescope, which creates a potential threat of larger bodies going ...

Photo Surfaces Capturing SoCal's "Green Fireball"
NBC Southern California
NOTE: The authenticity of the still photographed used to illustrate this story could not immediately be verified. However, people up and down Southern California did see afireball lighting up the sky Thursday night. Gordon Tokumatsu reports from ...

Russians believe meteor strike could have been UFO or God's message
Times of India
WASHINGTON: A recent newspaper poll found that nearly half of its readers believe that the meteor strike in Russia could be anything from a divine message to UFOs to a US weapons test. A survey published by the fairly staid Moscow daily Noviye Izvestia...

Russian meteor blast heard around the world
Gizmag
When the Chelyabinsk meteor exploded high over Russia on February 15, it was a blast heard around the world. This isn't just a figure of speech. Though too low-frequency for human hearing, sound waves from the 500-kiloton detonation of the 17-meter ...

Bosnia 'meteor' intrigues new generation
Telegraph.co.uk
The meteor - estimated to weigh about 10 tonnes - entered the Earth's atmosphere at a hypersonic speed of at least 33,000 mph and shattered into pieces about 18 to 32 miles above the ground, the Russian Academy of Sciences said in a statement.

Huge Meteor Appears Above Los Angeles, California February 21, 2013
YouTube
Yet another unusually large, bright, and slow-moving meteor appeared on February 21, 2013. This time along the California coast, with the majority of the sightings being reported in the Los Angeles area. This only days after very similar "meteors ...

Report: Injured Russians leave hospital, analysis of meteorite fragments begins
CNN
(CNN) -- Twenty-five people were discharged from hospital Friday, state media reported, a week after a meteor exploded in spectacular fashion in the skies above Russia's Urals region, shattering glass in thousands of buildings. Eleven children were ...

Russian Fireball Inspires Journey into the World of Meteorites
Universe Today
Ah, but the Russian fireball didn't get off the hook that easy. The overwhelming air pressure at those speeds combined with re-entry temperatures around 3,000 degrees F (1,650 C) shattered the original space rock into many pieces. You can see the dual ...

Some Russians Think Chelyabinsk Meteor Wasn't A Meteor
Escapist Magazine
A Moscow newspaper has revealed a poll that says around half its readers believe last week's exploding Chelyabinsk meteor wasn't actually a meteor at all. The paper in question is Noviye Izvestia, which the Christian Science Monitor reports is a ...

Russian Meteor Generates 100 Million Video View ...
Video of the meteor that recently crashed in Russia has arisen as the biggest video sensation ...
technewsdaily.com

Russia's Chelyabinsk recovers from meteor crash
Zee News
Moscow: Emergency services have repaired most of the damage caused by a meteor that shook Russia's Chelyabinsk region. A flaming meteorite streaked across the sky and slammed into the region in central Russia on February 15 with a massive boom that ...

Smartphones offer unique view of Russian meteor impact
Journalism.co.uk (press release)
Some of our favourite viral videos have been shot using Russian 'dash cam' cameras! Smartphones and dash-cams have also provided some of the most exceptional footage of a meteor striking the earth ever recorded by regular folks getting on with their ...

Chelyabinsk Meteor Shockwave Compilation - YouTube
3 min
This footage from multiple locations thru the Chelyabinsk city suddenly hit by the shockwave of ...
youtube.com

Meteorites from Russian fireball possibly found | MNN ...
A group of Russian scientists has reported finding small meteorites from the fireball that ...
mnn.com

LiveLeak.com - Russian Reaction To Meteorite
Tags: russian, reaction, meteorite, dash, cam. Marked as: approved, featured. Views: 138481 ...
liveleak.com

New video of Russian meteorite emerges | Video ...
1 min
Feb. 18 - New amateur video of the meteorite that exploded over Russia's Ural mountains ...
reuters.com

After meteor strike, push for detection grows
China Daily
The meteor that rattled Siberia on February 15, injuring hundreds of people and traumatizing thousands, has suddenly brought new life to efforts to deploy adequate detection tools, in particular a space telescope that would scan the solar system for ...

'Meteor threat wasn't expected for another 2,000 ...
The meteorite explosion over Russia's Urals region was an extraordinary, unexpected event ...
rt.com

 Реакция на метеорит - YouTube
10 sec
Russian Reaction To Meteorite. ... Meteorite Explosion - Russia Chelyabinsk 2/15 /2013 ...
youtube.com

'Russian meteor fragments' auctioned online in China for £10000
Telegraph.co.uk
Since the meteor crashed to earth over the Ural Mountains on February 15, at least four different sellers have put supposed fragments up for sale on Taobao, China's answer to Amazon. "This is something you don't come across everyday," boasts the sales ...

Meteor strike topic of talk
North Adams Transcript
On Feb. 15 the Earth (and Russia, in particular) had a rude awakening. A rare and frightening meteorimpact releasing 30 atom bombs of energy occurred over the city of Chelyabinsk and reminded the world that our vulnerability lies in more than just our ...

Company requests to register brands in honor of fallen meteor
RAPSI
MOSCOW, February 25 - RAPSI. Patent Group, a company from Chelyabinsk in the eastern Urals, has filed a request with the Russian patents agency to register Mysterious Meteor, Urals Meteorand Chebarkul Meteor as their trademarks in honor of meteor ...

Dashboard cams capture Russian meteor - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Dashboard cams capture Russian meteor - CBS News' Terrell Brown ...
www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50141258n

Russia Meteor Not Linked to Asteroid Flyby - NASA Jet Propulsion ...
Preliminary information indicates that a meteor in Chelyabinsk, Russia, is not related to asteroid 2012 DA14, which is flying by Earth safely today.
www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-061

Russian Meteor Shower Linked to DA14 Asteroid? Alex Jones ...
The meteor shower, which was dramatically captured by numerous people on cell phone ...
www.infowars.com/russian-meteor-linked-to-da14-asteroid/

Officials say they are not certain this ice-hole is where the largest ...
BBC News
Russia's Chelyabinsk region is gripped by a kind of meteor fever, with thousands combing through fields trying to find meteorite fragments. Near the villages of Deputatsky and Pervomaysky, an hour's drive from Chebarkul city, whole families of ...

Meteor fragments on sale likely to be fakes
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
FRAGMENTS said to be from the meteor that plunged over Russia's Ural region are being sold online in China at prices ranged from 8,000 yuan to 100,000 yuan (US$16,040). However, scientists warned yesterday that most of them could be fake.

Couple film 'UFO' above Oregon on the same day as Russian meteor strikes
Daily Mail
A couple in Oregon believe that they recorded footage of a UFO hovering and zigzagging across the sky on the very same day that a huge meteor blast injured over 1,000 people in Russia. Flying saucer skeptics Heather Scherffius and Gregory Soldner were ...

After meteor blast in Russia, Laurel lab plans to smack an asteroid
Washington Post
A meteor blast over Russia is putting new focus on a transatlantic effort to crash a spacecraft into a far-flung asteroid in a bid to prove that incoming objects from space can be knocked from their path. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University's ...

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

No comments: