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27 February 2013

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Russia meteor's origin tracked down
BBC News
Astronomers have traced the origin of a meteor that injured about 1,000 people after breaking up over central Russia earlier this month. Using amateur video footage, they were able to plot the meteor's trajectory through Earth's atmosphere and then ...

Scientists Trace Origin Of Destructive Russian Meteor
NPR (blog)
Using some of the dozens, if not hundreds, of videos that captured the once-in-a-century event, the scientists have calculated the Chelyabinsk meteor's trajectory, tracing it back to a group of Earth-crossing objects known as Apollo asteroids. Unlike...

Wanaka UFO probably 'daylight meteor'
Otago Daily Times
A bright, ''sparkly'' silver object seen falling from the western sky on Sunday afternoon was probably a rarely seen daylight meteor. The Otago Daily Times has had reports of about a dozen people in at least six locations seeing the object between 2 ...

Buyer Beware: Russian Meteor Fragments Likely Fake
Investorplace.com
Most pieces of the meteor that exploded over Chelabinck, Russia that are for sale are fake, experts say. Immediately following the explosion over the Russian town pieces began showing up for sale online, reports The Global Times. Most of them are fake ...

Russian meteor blast 'heard' around the world
Fox News
The shock wave from Friday's meteor explosion above Russia sent subsonic waves through the atmosphere halfway around the world. Up to 11 sensors in Greenland, Africa, Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula and other far-flung regions detected the Russian ...

DNews: GIANT Meteor Hits Russia : Discovery News
The meteor that hit Russia was fairly big, but the larger asteroids that fly by are filled with ...
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'Green fireball' over Southern California Caught on Camera
KSEE
An authentic photo surfaced Friday afternoon capturing the bright light seen by dozens of Southern California sky watchers. About 50 people contacted the American Meteor Society on Thursday with reports of a "green fireball" lighting up the sky ...

UFO Engages Russian Meteor? 2013 1080p - YouTube
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When i first saw viewed this footage i assumed it was a lense flare, but i decided to have a closer ... (NO UFO!!! - but had not seen this clip)
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لحظة سقوط نيزك في مقاطعة تشيليابينسك الروسية‎ - YouTube
لحظة سقوط نيزك في مقاطعة تشيليابينسك الروسية. ... لحظة واثار سقوط النيزك في روسياby Norasaman9 5,705 views · 0:32. Watch Later لحظة ...
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نيزك يضرب روسيا يوم 15 فيفري 2013‎ - YouTube
اثار النيزك الذي ضرب روسيا يوم 15/02/2013by adam21816178 22,513 views; 1: 45 ...(3)ظهور نيزك في بلاد ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FCtx_pKIjo

سقوط نيزك في روسيا Meteor‎ - YouTube
بعد سقوط النيزك شي مخيف Meteorby خالد الخالد 1 view; 1:44 ... عاجل تصوير نيزك يضرب الارض Meteorite that hit Russiaby ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWFRl6mfpxw

نيزك يسقط على سطح الأرض في روسيا‎ - YouTube
سقط نيزك غريب من الفضاء الخارجي في روسيا و لا يعلم حتى الآن أحد عن أسرار هذا النيزك الذي سقط يوم 15-2-2013.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5IhoQyuwYs

لحظة سقوط نيزك في روسيا‎ - YouTube
لحظة سقوط النيزك على مدينة ب روسياby ana hena 704 views · 0:18. Watch Later لحظة تصوير سقوط نيزك ضخم في ...
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لحظة مرور نيزك فوق روسيا في الجمعة 15-02-2013‎ - YouTube
لحظات مرور نيزك فوق محافظة سوهاجby Eng Abdelaziz 157 views · 4:29 ... نيزك روسيا 10 أطنان حديد وبدقيقة يصل من ...
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ضروري تخشون نيزك يصقع روسيا‎ - YouTube
ضروري تخشون نيزك يصقع روسيا. koleet11·11 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 16. 15 views. Like ...
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وقوع نيزك على روسيا‎ - YouTube
(3)ظهور نيزك في بلاد الشام وشمال السعوديه الخميس 1433/7/17by كآتم آلآهآت 90,623 ... علماء روس يؤكدون العثور على أحجار من نيزك ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NE6LuBuDwU

نيزك يضرب روسيا يسبب عشرات القتلى 2013‎ - YouTube
نيزك يضرب روسيا يسبب عشرات القتلى 2013. Sof Musc·1,133 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 185. 3 ...
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Large fragment from Russian meteor found
UPI.com
When the massive meteor streaked across the sky over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk and exploded, it damaged buildings and injured more than 1,500 people, most of whom were hurt by flying glass as windows exploded from the meteor's shock wave.

Russians Seek Clues and Count Blessings After Meteor Blast ...
As the government pursued the scientific mysteries of Friday's exploding meteor, residents reacted to their survival with giddy relief and humor.
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Meteor Blast Over Russia Feb. 15 | Complete Coverage | Space.com
A meteor exploded over a Russian city earlier today, injuring hundreds and damaging property.
www.space.com/19823-russia-meteor-explosion-complete-cov...

Freezing Russians begin repairing windows shattered by fiery ...
CHELYABINSK, Russia -- A small army of workers set to work Saturday to replace the estimated 124 square miles of windows shattered by the shock wave from ...
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Link Eyed Between 1908 Siberian Fireball and Record Heat in New York
New York Times (blog)
Speaking of meteors and their local impact, as we were on Friday, the Siberian fireballbrought the mind of Stephen Fybish, City Room's Omniscient Weather Nudge, back to the Tunguska Event, a cosmic burp inflicted on Siberia in 1908 when the airburst ...

One-kg meteorite fragment found
ians_news_xe Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 02:44 PM PST
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Scientists from Russia's Urals Federal University have discovered a meteorite fragment weighing more than one kg, the largest found so far from themeteorite strike that hit the Urals region Feb 15.

Moon and Mars Exploration Pioneer David McKay Dies at 76
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 01:32 PM PST
McKay helped train the Apollo moonwalkers and led a study that claimed a Mars meteorite may contain signs of past life.

Meteorite Fragment Weighing Over 2 Lbs Found in Chelyabinsk
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 01:24 PM PST
Scientists from Russia's Urals Federal University have discovered a meteorite fragment weighing more than one kilogram (2.2 lbs), the largest fragment found so far following themeteorite strike in the Chelyabinsk Region on February 15.

Mapping Earth's Meteorite Crash Landings
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 11:57 AM PST
A meteorite map pinpoints the locations of 34,513 strikes, dating back to 2,300BC. ->

There's nothing unusual about recent events in Decorah, authorities maintain
npc-news.wcfcourier.com Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 08:00 AM PST
DECORAH, Iowa --- Low-flying helicopters carrying antennas that look like nets. News that Decorah sits on a buried crater caused by a meteorite. Meetings about mining a substance most people have never heard of...

Biggest Piece Yet of Chelyabinsk Meteorite Found 
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 06:30 AM PST
Scientists announced Monday the discovery of a 1-kilogram chunk of cosmic rock from themeteorite that crashed to Earth in a ball of fire near the city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15.

No One Wants Glazyev at Central Bank
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 04:30 AM PST
The shock wave from the explosion of the meteorite on Feb. 15 was felt not only in Chelyabinsk but also throughout the Russian media. The RIA-Novosti website nearly crashed from the flood of visitors eager to study its rich illustrations depicting details of the event.

One-Kilo Meteorite Fragment Found
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 02:54 AM PST
Scientists from Russia's Urals Federal University have discovered a meteorite fragment weighing more than one kilogram (2.2 lbs), the largest found so far from the meteorite strike that hit the Urals region on February 15, University expedition chief Viktor Grokhovsky said on Monday.

Shop owner won’t chase meteorite yet
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 02:17 AM PST
Steve Arnold isn’t going to rush off to Russia to look for pieces of the meteor that exploded over Siberia on Feb. 15.

Urals scientists find biggest piece of Chelyabinsk meteorite
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 01:40 AM PST
The latest expedition of the Urals Federal University to the Chelyabinsk region collected over a hundred meteorite pieces. © AP Yekaterinburg, Feb. 25 - The latest expedition of the Urals Federal University to the Chelyabinsk region collected over a hundred meteorite pieces, university employee, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Meteorite Committee Viktor Grokhovsky told Interfax.

Astronomer detectives tackle 100-year-old meteor mystery
Mother Nature Network
From Canada to Brazil, observers watched as hundreds of meteors streaked across the sky, but this wasn't any ordinary annual meteor shower. Because these meteors were traveling nearly parallel to the surface of the Earth, each piece of space dust and ...

Meteor fragments on sale
CRIENGLISH.com
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. Some sellers on shopping website taobao.com said the small rocks had been collected from the ...

Large meteor fragments found in Russia
TelegraphTV
Large meteor fragments found in Russia. telegraphtv·8,678 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 30,794. 93 views. Like 1 Dislike 0. Like. Sign in to YouTube. Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to ...

Video: Large meteorite fragments found in Russia ...
Russian scientists on Monday hailed the finding of what they said was the largest yet fragment of ...
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Russian Couple Saw UFO On Day of Russian Meteor (Video)
Opposing Views
15, 2013, the same day as the Russian meteor landing that injured 1,000 people. Scherffius and Soldner said they saw something in the sky that day that can't be explained, and argue that it was in fact a UFO. “At first I was like 'what's wrong with ...

Astronomers Calculate Orbit and Origins of Russian Fireball
Universe Today
Just a week after a huge fireball streaked across the skies of the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, astronomers published a paper that reconstructs the orbit and determines the origins of the space rock that exploded about 20-14 km (12-15 miles) above ...

Video: Bosnia 'meteor' intrigues new generation ...
A mysterious rock at a quarry in central Bosnia has seen has a spike in visitors in the wake of ...
telegraph.co.uk

Russians Believe Meteor Was Hand of God or Even Alien Invasion
IBTimes.co.uk
A recent newspaper poll asking Russians for their explanations or understanding of the recent meteor impacting the country has turned up some interesting answers. Themeteor, which hit the Ural Mountains region of central Russia, triggered panic across...

сбитый метеорит над Челябинском.mp4
YouTube
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New Russia meteor video: Dramatic dash cam ...
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Video licensed from Eduard Kuznetsov http://www.youtube.com/MrKuzaman Meteorite ...
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ISS Update: Meteorite and Asteroid Flyby - YouTube
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NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean conducts an interview with Lead Scientist For ...
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Another massive green meteor fireball blazes over ...
Hundreds of Californians reported seeing a bright light streak across the sky late Thursday ...
digitaljournal.com

After studying Russian meteor blast, experts get set for the next asteroid
NBCNews.com (blog)
The Chelyabinsk meteor exploded at an estimated altitude of 12 miles (20 kilometers) over the city of 1.1 million in Russia's Urals Mountains, setting off a shock wave that blew out windows, caused an estimated $33 million in property damage and ...

Where exactly did the Russian meteorite come from?
The Week Magazine
t's been nearly two weeks since a blazing meteor suddenly appeared over Russia's Ural region, and exploded seconds later over the city of Chelyabinsk. The destruction it caused is well documented: $33 million in estimated damage, 1,500 injured, and ...

Discovery, C4 braced for meteor docs
C21Media
Discovery Networks International (DNI) and the UK's Channel 4 have rushed to pick up quick-turnaround docs on the recent meteor strike in Russia. Footage of the meteor streaking across the Russian sky leaving a trail of fire on February 15 has ...

Origin of Russia meteor discovered
allvoices
On February 15, a 10-ton meteor crashed into the Ural Mountains in Russia, injuring close to a thousand people and causing widespread property damage. At the time, the origin of the meteorwas unknown, but researchers, using footage taken on the day of ...

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Remembering the meteorite that ripped through ...
About the size of a bowling ball and weighing 45 pounds, a cosmic rock ripped through a house ...
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Scientists reconstruct Russian meteor's path
Los Angeles Times
Colombian scientists have reconstructed the interstellar path of a meteor that flamed across the Russian skyline this month and smashed into the countryside, leaving hundreds of people injured. The meteor, estimated to be about 45 feet across and ...

Astronomers reconstruct orbital path of Russian meteor
Wired.co.uk
Astronomers from the Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia have used footage of the Chelyabinsk meteor to work out what they believe is roughly its original orbital path around the Sun. The Chelyabinsk meteor exploded in the sky over the central Russian ...

Scientists discover Russian meteor origins
SlashGear
It's been nearly two weeks since a meteor exploded over Russia, injuring around 1000 people, and damaging windows across as many as 4,000 buildings. After much analysis and research, Scientists in Colombia were able to figure out themeteor's path ...

Russian meteor traced to Apollo asteroid family
New Scientist
We didn't see it coming, but the meteor that recently exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia Movie Camera , made one of the most recorded entries in space rock history. Now, using the bounty of footage, mostly from cameras on car dashboards, astronomers ...

Astronomers work out the final orbit of the Russian meteor
The Independent
They used times from the point when the blazing meteor cast shadows from poles at the Revolution Square of Chelyabinsk, and from the closest point of trajectory there. "According to our estimations, the Chelyabinski meteor started to brighten up when ...

Video: Experts calculate origin of Russian meteor
Metro
After running their figures through US Naval Observatory software, they concluded that themeteor, which struck on February 15, is part of the near-Earth Apollo group of asteroids based on its trajectory and orbit around the Sun. The results were ...

Scientists Track Down The Origins Of The Russian Meteor
Business Insider
15, 2013 a meteorite contrail is seen. A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring around 100 people, including many hurt by broken glass. (AP Photo/Nasha gazeta, ...

Photographer captures stunning Images of Russian meteor
Global Times
... Golf · Olympics · Miscellany · Rugby World Cup · METRO · Metro Beijing · Metro Shanghai · ODD · COMMUNITY · Beijing · Shanghai · Xi'an · Tibet · Xinjiang · Learning Chinese · 25 Latest Articles. Photographer captures stunning Images of Russian ...

Large meteor fragment found in Russia
Aljazeera.com
Scientists in Russia have found a sizeable fragment of the meteor that exploded over the Ural Mountains last week. The blast, which sent shock waves through the region of Chelyabinsk caused 33 million dollars worth of damage and injured more than 1,500 ...

Scientists Determine the Origin of the Russia Meteor
Cleveland Leader
While most of us are content knowing that the meteor that struck in Chelyabinsk, Russia, earlier this month came simply from somewhere in outer space, astronomers want to exactly where it came from. Using videos from camera phones, CCTV cameras, and ...

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Scientists reconstruct Russia meteor trajectory (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Zuluaga and Ferrin's conclusion rests on the assumptions that a 20-foot hole in the ice of Lake Chebarkul was caused by a fragment of the meteor, and that this fragment was traveling along the same trajectory as its parent body. Divers have yet to find ...

Russian Meteor Likely An Apollo Asteroid Chunk
Discovery News
On Feb. 15, the Urals region of Russia played host to a noisy cosmic visitor. A meteor entered the atmosphere and broke up over the city of Chelyabinsk, generating powerful shockwaves that slammed into the city, blowing out windows, causing 1,500 ...

Researchers plot the path of the Russian meteor and say it probably came from ...
Daily Mail
Astronomers have calculated the origin of a meteor that injured 1,000 people after breaking up over central Russia. They used amateur video footage to plot the path of the space rock that burned up over the city of Chelyabinsk causing shockwaves that ...

Amateur sleuth uses viral videos to trace the origins of Russian meteor
National Post
An investigation by an amateur sleuth using “Google Earth, YouTube and high-school math,” has led to a scientific study hunting down the origins of the meteorwhich hit Russia earlier this month. Stefan Geens wrote on his blog Ogle Earth that he was ...

Amateur sleuth, scientists team up to reconstruct path of Russian meteor
CTV News
The amateur videographers that captured the fiery meteor streaking across the sky over Chelyabinsk, Russia earlier this month have can now be credited for more than their viral videos. The footage has been used in a scientific study that's determined ...

NASA reports new findings about the Russian meteor
kgw.com (blog)
Nearly two weeks after a fireball exploded over Russia's Ural mountains, scientists are making progress understanding the origin and make-up of the space rock. Here is the latest story from Science @ NASA.

Origin of Russian meteor discovered
BBC News
Then they worked out its orbit around the Sun and think the meteor was one of the Apollo asteroids - a cluster of asteroids that cross Earth's orbit. Dr Stephen Lowry, from the University of Kent, said the evidence suggested "a solar system origin ...

Instant Index: Scientists Find Source of Russian Meteor Crash
ABC News
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Meteorite’s Powerful Blast Due to ‘Space Collisions’ -Scientist
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 03:56 PM PST
The powerful blast of a meteorite above the Urals city of Chelyabinsk was probably caused by its previous “space collisions” with other celestial bodies, said Professor Erik Galimov of the Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry.

Gibeon meteorite fragments on display at Hoover Public Library
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 03:15 PM PST
The fragments were lent to the library by Hoover architect Walter Anderton after anothermeteorite struck Russia on Feb. 15.

3,000 Apply for Financial Aid After Meteorite Strike
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 02:02 PM PST
CHELYABINSK, Ural Mountains — Almost 3,000 residents have applied for financial aid in the Chelyabins.k region, which is still recovering from the meteorite explosion that took place Feb. 15, a news report said Tuesday.

Russian Meteorite Clean-Up 'Two-Thirds Complete'
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 12:53 PM PST
More than 1,500 people were injured due to the meteorite's passing, most of them by glass shattered by the shockwave. Forty-four remained hospitalized as of Saturday, according to Vesti FM.

One-Kilo Meteorite Fragment Found
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 12:52 PM PST
One-Kilo Meteorite Fragment Found. Image courtesy Russian Academy of Sciences.

What exploded over Russia? NASA explains
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 11:52 AM PST
In this frame grab made from a dashboard camera, on a highway from Kostanai, Kazakhstan, to Chelyabinsk region, Russia, provided by Nasha Gazeta newspaper, on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 ameteorite contrail is seen.

Orthodox Church to Thank God for No Meteorite Blast Deaths
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 11:47 AM PST
The Chelyabinsk diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church said on Tuesday it would organize mass prayers on Thursday evening to thank God that no deaths occurred during the recentmeteorite blast.

Russian city plans meteorite monument
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 10:58 AM PST
CHELYABINSK, Russia, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Officials in a Russian city said they are holding a contest to design a monument commemorating the recent meteorite that caused more than a thousand injuries.

Spanish Team Says Russian Meteorite Originated From Apollo Asteroid Group
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 10:11 AM PST
Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chelyabinsk meteorite that exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains region on Friday, February 15, has had its origins mapped by scientists. Initially, albeit wrongfully, some attributed the meteoric event to that of another celestial event that occurred on the same day: the close Earth flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14 . After looking at ...

Meteorite or Bomb: Duck and Cover, Doctors Say
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 09:22 AM PST
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Feb 15, a bus-sized meteoritehit Siberia with the energy of 20 atomic bombs. About 3,000 buildings in Chelyabinsk were damaged, and 1 million square feet of glass was shattered, according to an Associated Press...

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A reader asks whether there is a connection between NASA's budget cuts and its inability to ...
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Russian Meteor Fallout: What to Do Next Time?
Space.com
Many onlookers rushed to windows to observe the streaking fireball, and as a result, more than 1,000 injuries were reported, mostly due to cuts from broken glass as shockwaves blasted through the area. In a RAND blog, analysts Dave Baiocchi and William ...

Russian Meteor—Another Shock to the System ...
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The recent explosion of a large meteor over Russia caused hundreds of injuries and ...
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Scientists figure out Russia meteor's origin
USA TODAY
Once they determined the meteor's path through the atmosphere, they were then able to trace its orbit around the sun, the BBCreports. Scientists then plugged that data into astronomy software, which showed that the meteor was part of the so ...

Russian Meteor Makes Waves – Sound Waves
ENGINEERING.com
On February 15th, the Chelyabinsk meteor streaked through the Siberian sky, unleashing a sonic blast that reached across the globe. In numerous videos of the event, an audible sonic boom could be heard after the meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere ...

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