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13 March 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13MAR2013

Don't panic over meteor - astronomer
News24
Cape Town - The meteor that streaked across the sky over Cape Town is no cause for alarm because of its size, an astronomer has said. "It's probably something like a pebble-sized piece of rock," Dr Nicola Loaring, outreach astronomer at the South ...

Polonnaruwa Meteor Carried Life, Maybe -NOT!
The Inquisitr
A meteor carrying life much like — heck, some people would say exactly like — our own Earth algae fell to earth in Sri Lanka on Dec. 29, 20120. Or at least that's the report published in the March issue of the Journal of Cosmology (JOC). If true ...

Russia Building Anti-Meteorite Shield to Protect ...
Russia planning to create shield costing $500m with the help of international community.
ibtimes.co.uk

CQTV:俄罗斯陨石相关商标遭抢注- YouTube
在天降陨石之后,俄罗斯精明商人又发现了新的发财途径。据国际文传电讯社当地 时间10日报道,南乌拉尔商会已经收到好几个和陨石有关的商标注册申请。 更多 详情 ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v3tZ566YBc&feature...

Saturday meteor confirmed over Ohio
WKYC-TV
Saturday's sighting was reported about 6:50 p.m. EST and seen by observers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virgina and West Virginia. This was the second night in a row that a meteor was seen over parts of Ohio and the ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for March 9-15, 2013 | American Meteor ...
Late in this period the waxing crescent moon will enter the evening sky but will not interfere withmeteor observing whatsoever. The estimated total hourly meteor ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-march-9-...

Waves generated by Russian meteor recorded crossing the US
A network of seismographic stations recorded spectacular signals from the blast waves of themeteor that landed near Chelyabinsk, Russia, as the waves ...
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130307124554.htm


Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Oman Meteor 07MAR2013
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News. Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, Recent Meteorite Falls & Related ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../oman-meteor-07mar20...

Russian meteor misidentified by most
Moscow (UPI) Mar 1, 2013 - Most of the inhabitants of the Russian city under an explodingmeteor failed to identify it for what it was, a poll indicated.
www.spacedaily.com/.../Russian_meteor_misidentified_by_mo...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: California Meteor ...
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Algae From Outer Space? It's Probably Just Bad Science
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013 10:08 AM PDT
Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Instead of being hailed as the definitive proof of extraterrestrial life in the form of space algae, a new report from the Journal of Cosmology claiming drawing howls and catcalls from around the scientific community. The report is based on supposed meteorite fragments taken from a fireball that appeared in the evening sky over northern Sri ...

Astrobiologists claim meteorite carried space algae
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013 09:29 AM PDT
(Phys.org) —A fireball that appeared over the Sri Lankan province of Polonnaruwa on December 29, 2012 was a meteorite containing algae fossils, according to a paper published in the Journal of Cosmology. A team of researchers, led by Jamie Wallis of Cardiff University, believes that these fossils provide evidence of cometary panspermia, the hypothesis that life originated in outer space and ...

Russia to complete asteroid shield plan by late 2013
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013 08:28 AM PDT
The move comes a month after a meteorite entered the Earth’s atmosphere undetected by existing space-monitoring systems.

Southampton scientist investigates Russian meteor
Space Daily
Dr Hugh Lewis, Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering, has analysed the recent extraordinary Russian meteor event using the "NEOImpactor" tool, which was developed by researchers from the University and designed to investigate the risks faced by the Earth ...
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Russia mulls asteroid 'shield' plan
UPI.com
MOSCOW, March 12 (UPI) -- Russia will have a plan by year's end for a program to protect itself against objects like the meteor that exploded last month over the Urals, officials said. "The relevant program will be approved by the end of the year, and ...

Russian scientists mull beacons, nuclear bomb as ways to prevent asteroid strike
NEWS.com.au
The meteor strike over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk raised fears of what could happen if an even larger space body entered the earth's atmosphere above an inhabited area. Russian space agency chief Vladimir Popovkin told a special conference at the ...

A Visit to Arizona's Barringer Crater, AKA the Best Preserved Meteor Site in ...
Jaunted (blog)
Formerly known as "Canyon Diablo Crater," this meteor crater, now known as the "Barringer Crater," is said to be the world's (that's right, world's) first proven and best preserved meteor crater. It's so well preserved that NASA used it in the '60s to...

Second fireball blazes over Poland in four days - Signs of the Times
On March 6th, 2013, 13 seconds before midnight UT time, a beautifulfireball crossed the sky ...
www.sott.net/.../259527-Second-fireball-blazes-over-Poland-i...

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