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06 March 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06MAR2013

How a cold, irradiated Siberian city hopes to cash in on meteor tourists
Christian Science Monitor
Before last month's meteor strike, Chelyabinsk was best known for a 1957 nuclear waste disaster. Now officials there are trying to turn the meteor into a tourist attraction. By Fred Weir, Correspondent / March 5, 2013. A local resident shows a fragment ...

Scientists find evidence of Iowa meteor crater
KCCI Des Moines
Scientists find evidence of Iowa meteor crater. UPDATED 11:46 AM CST Mar 05, 2013. Tweet · Share · NEXT STORY. Snow showers return, 1,000 flights canceled. Text Size: ASmall Text; AMedium Text; ALarge Text. USGS. View Large ...

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Russian Meteor Fragments Found, Origin ...
Using amateur video footage, astronomers have been able to determine the orbital path the ...
space.com

NASA explains meteor explosions over Russia
3 min
After an asteroid exploded over Russia's Ural mountains, scientists are making progress ...
usatoday.com

How Fast Would a Small Meteor Travel? | Wired Science | Wired.com
An older report states a boy was hit by a meteor going 30000 mph. Could this be true?
www.wired.com/.../hit-by-a-meteor-how-fast-was-it/?...

Asteroid Apocalypse? Why Scientists Worry About 2036 'Planet ...
While Russia was still reeling from the shock of this meteor impact, just a few hours later, 17,200 miles in space, an asteroid three times larger than the Russian ...
www.thedailybeast.com/.../asteroid-apocalypse-why-scientists-...

Russian Meteor Was A Chondrite | February 25, 2013 Issue - Vol. 91 ...
The meteor that exploded over the Chelyabinsk region of Russia on Feb. 15 was an ordinary chondrite, with a stony composition common to most of the ...
cen.acs.org/articles/91/i8/Russian-Meteor-Chondrite.html

Ancient meteorite impact in Iowa studied 
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 03:54 PM PST
DECORAH, Iowa, March 5 (UPI) -- Airborne surveys are providing an unprecedented look at a 470-million-year-old meteorite crater in Iowa concealed by bedrock and sediment, geologists say.

Iowa: Scientists confirm that Decorah sits on impact crater
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 03:34 PM PST
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Federal researchers confirmed Tuesday that the city Decorah sits atop a 3 1/2-mile wide hole that formed 470 million years ago when a meteorite hit the area, one of just 180 or so known impact craters on earth.

Scientists confirm Iowa city sits on impact crater
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 03:15 PM PST
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal researchers confirmed Tuesday that the city Decorah sits atop a 3 ½-mile wide hole that formed 470 million years ago when a meteorite hit the area, one of just 180 or so known impact craters on earth.

Meteorite Perfume to Be Launched in Chelyabinsk
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 02:33 PM PST
Authorities in the Chelyabinsk Region, which was hit by a meteorite on February 15, on Tuesday announced plans to launch a new perfume with the scent of the celestial body, which brought the Urals city to international fame.

It's confirmed: Decorah sits on meteorite crater
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 01:36 PM PST
It's confirmed. The city of Decorah sits atop a 470 million-year-old meteorite crater.

City in Iowa sits on meteorite crater
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 12:59 PM PST
It's confirmed. The city of Decorah sits atop a 470 million-year-old meteorite crater.

DEEP IMPACT: Decorah Built On Meteorite Crater
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 12:17 PM PST
The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed the northeast Iowa town of Decorah is built on top of ameteorite crater...

Geological survey: Ancient meteorite crater sits below Decorah
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 11:56 AM PST
Recent aerial surveys in the Decorah area have confirmed that a huge meteorite crashed into the earth there about 470 million years ago. “Yeah, we have a very high confidence level” that ameteorite about 200 meters across struck there, said Robert McKay, a geologist with the Iowa Geological and Water Survey, which is partnering [...]

Confimed: Massive Meteor Hit Iowa... 470 Million Years Ago
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 11:36 AM PST
It's confirmed. The city of Decorah sits atop a 470 million-year-old meteorite crater.

Will comet Siding Spring make a meteor shower on Mars?
The Planetary Society (blog)
However, you make a good point; we should consider if the dust could produce a Martian meteorshower. This scenario reminds me of the occasional meteor storms that occur on Earth after a close comet flyby. One that comes to mind are the meteor storm of ...

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