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28 March 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28MAR2013

Who saw Friday's East Coast meteor?
Examiner.com
Friday night (March 22), a rocky meteor less than a yard in diameter, probably traveling alone, lit up American skies along the East Coast. Most meteors are pebble-sized. (See photos.) This one was bright enough that it was considered a "fireball ...

NOVA: Meteor Strike
WKAR
On the morning of February 15, 2013, a 7,000-ton asteroid crashed into the Earth's atmosphere, exploded and fell to earth across a wide swath near the Ural Mountains. The Siberian meteor was captured by digital dashboard cameras, a common fixture in ...

'Rushing fireball' microorganism could create biofuels from carbon dioxide
Science Recorder
The microorganism used in this process is called Pyrococcus furiosus, or “rushingfireball. This particular microorganism consumes carbohydrates in the super-heated ocean waters located close to geothermal vents. Adams and his colleagues made a ...

Meteor streaks over Eastern Seaboard: Millions of ...
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A meteor has flown over the Eastern Seaboard on Friday with hundreds of Americans ...
dailymail.co.uk

Boulder-size asteroid behind Friday's 'Manhattan meteor'
Newstrack India
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the dramatic fireball that lit up skies over the U.S. East Coast on Friday evening was caused by an asteroid just 3 feet (0.9 meters) or so wide. The Friday's "Manhattan meteor"-which shone as ...

Russian meteor, a 'death rock from space,' stars on 'Nova'
Los Angeles Times
What will you be doing at 9 p.m. Wednesday night? If you were fascinated by the meteor that streaked across the Russian sky last month -- briefly outshining the sun -- then you should plan to watch "Nova" on PBS. Wednesday's episode of the excellent ...

Meteor shower, partial lunar eclipse visible this April
GMA News
A meteor shower and a partial lunar eclipse will highlight the treats for stargazers this April, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Wednesday. PAGASA OIC Vicente Malano said the Lyrids meteor ...

Did a meteor hit Kewanee in 1899?
Kewanee Star Courier
As if we didn't have enough to worry about in the world today, there are new fears about meteors hitting earth like the one that exploded over Russia a few weeks ago. Did you know Kewanee was apparently once hit by a meteor? “Meteoric stone falls on ...

"Rushing fireball" could turn carbon dioxide into biofuel
CBS News
The scientists are able to use a microorganism called a "rushing fireball," or Pyrococcus furious. The fireball typically feeds on carbohydrates in the super-heated ocean waters near geothermal vents, but researchers were able to create a version of...

Meteor lights up sky along east coast | Fox News Video
Meteor lights up sky along east coast. Advertisement. Details. Description. Fireball seen from ...
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