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14 March 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14MAR2013

US Military Fireball Data on NASA Website | Russian Meteor | Space ...
NASA launched a new fireball website this month to reveal details about the Russian meteor explosion of Feb. 15. The data comes from the U.S. military.
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Ontario MI OH IL IN Fireball Meteor 08MAR2013 - Latest Worldwide ...
Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, Recent ...Ontario MI OH IL IN Fireball Meteor 21'15 EST 08MAR2013 ...
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New scientific study claims extraterrestrial fossil found in Sri Lanka meteor
Examiner.com
The initial paper, “Fossil Diatoms in a New Carbonaceous Meteorite," was published in January 2013 and subjected to criticism that the diatom fossils (a form of algae) found in the meteor had been contaminated by earth water and the fossils were ...

Russian meteor witnesses describe 'blinding white flash'
TelegraphTV
People living in the Russian town of Chebarkul describe what they saw as a meteor passed overhead before crashing to Earth on Friday. Get the latest headlines http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Subscribe to The Telegraph http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c.

Russia to build anti-meteorite shield
Wed, 13 Mar, 2013 12:52 PM PDT
RUSSIA: Russian officials on Tuesday proposed ideas ranging from planting beacon transmitters on asteroids to megaton-sized nuclear strikes to avert the threat from meteor collisions with the Earth.

Is This an Alien Fossil?
Wed, 13 Mar, 2013 10:51 AM PDT
A paper published by a team of astrobiologists claims to have found "fossilized biological structures" inside meteorite fragments. Wickramasinghe et al.

470-million-year-old meteorite crater confirmed in Iowa
Wed, 13 Mar, 2013 04:41 AM PDT
Around four years ago, geologists that were part of a survey team took a look at some water well drill-cuttings, and found a unit of shale that was seen to be unique. The shale — a type of sedimentary rock composed of mud made of quartz, clay, and other tiny fragments of minerals — was [...]

Scientists Publish Controversial Paper About Extra-Terrestrial Life on Meteorites
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013 11:56 PM PDT
Structures similar to algae were found on fragments of a meteorite which struck Sri Lanka last year, proving that life exists in other places of the universe. In a paper written by a team of scientists, they claim that the microscope images of the rocks reveal small fossilized life forms from space. They are convinced that their findings are evidence of panspermia, the hypothesis that life ...

Eastday-Russia to build anti-meteorite shield
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013 08:24 PM PDT
MOSCOW, March 12 -- Russia would build a system to protect the earth from meteors and other space debris, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos said Tuesday.

One Month On, Russia's Meteor Still A Hot Topic
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
And while the Russian meteor was indeed terrifying to those in its immediate vicinity, the urgency of calls for impact-avoidance systems are tempered by the historical record -- the Chelyabinsk event was the largest reported meteor since Tunguska in 1908.

Meteor Falling Down To Earth Caught On Dash Cam ...
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Recorded March 8th 2013 in Indiana just after 9pm est. Saw this good sized meteor ...
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