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12 March 2013

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How To Hunt Down A Meteor | WUNC
Here is what's in this program of The Story: When a meteor exploded over Russia a few weeks ago, the meteor hunters packed their cold weather gear and.

IRIS - Waves Generated by Russian Meteor Detected Crossing the US
The Chelyabinsk meteor exploded in the atmosphere at approximately 03:20 GMT (9:20 AM local time) on February 15. The pressure wave from the blast ...

Dozens of people in 7 states report seeing fireball in sky Saturday, some from ...
Dozens of people in 7 states report seeing fireball in sky Saturday, some from northern Ohio. Orionid Meteor Shower. An Orionid fireball streaks towards the Big Dipper, seen in a dark sky over the desert in central Arizona. Copyright Getty Images ...

Claims Of A Meteorite's Ancient Aquatic Fossils Spark Debate
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 04:04 PM PDT
Criticism over a study's findings has not deterred researchers from saying their work may represent one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs in hundreds of years: "fossilized biological structures" in a meteorite.

Astrobiologists discover fossils in meteorite fragments, confirming extraterrestrial life
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 10:04 AM PDT
Researchers in the United Kingdom have found algae-like fossils in meteorite fragments that landed in Sri Lanka last year. This is the strongest evidence yet of cometary panspermia -- that life on Earth began when a meteorite containing simple organisms landed here, billions of years ago.

Scientists Claim Meteorite Fragments Contain Alien Biological Fossils (They Don't)
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 09:51 AM PDT
# science A paper came out of Cardiff University today claiming to have found algae fossils in samples of a meteorite that landed in Sri Lanka this past December. At first glance, the claims are stunning : proof that life exists throughout the universe. But sadly, also deeply flawed. More »

Astrobiologists Find Ancient Fossils in Fireball Fragments
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 05:20 AM PDT
Algae-like structures inside a Sri Lankan meteorite are clear evidence of panspermia, the idea that life exists throughout the universe, say astrobiologists.

AUDIO: Scientist brings home meteorite chunk
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 04:53 AM PDT
Elizabeth Pearson, a research astronomer from Cardiff University, takes a chunk of the Russian meteor to Cardiff.

Rock Doc: Meteorite makes impression on geologists - Mon, 11 Mar 2013 PST
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 12:11 AM PDT
I think the most memorable single day of all my years as a student was the afternoon I got to examine moon rocks in graduate school. Rocks on Earth are exposed to water throughout their existence, and water breaks down mineral grains on a tiny scale. If you look at thin slices of rock under a microscope “ a normal activity for geologists like me“ you see this tiny breakdown at work. To use a ...

Meteorite chunk from Russia found by Cardiff scientist
BBC News
A Cardiff University scientist has brought home a chunk of the meteor which landed in Russia last month. The rock injured hundreds of people and caused major damage when it broke up on entry into the upper atmosphere. But it also sparked astronomy ...

NASA Meteor Workshop For Teachers Scheduled At PARI – Transylvania ...
The Transylvania Times
A NASA Meteor Observation Workshop for teachers has been scheduled for March 15 at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). The workshop is designed for high school and middle school teachers and will be conducted by Dr. Bill Cooke of ...

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.

Meteor streaks across Midwest sky |
Many reports were made to the American Meteor Society from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky ...

Scientist investigates Russian meteor
Dr Hugh Lewis, Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering, has analysed the recent extraordinary Russian meteor event using the 'NEOImpactor' tool, which was ...

Meteor إقتراب نيزك من الأرض.. نيزك فضائي على وشك السقوط ...
إقتراب نيزك من الأرض.. نيزك فضائي على وشك السقوط 11/3/2012 Meteor.

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