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20 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20JUN2013

Farmer's finds rare meteorite in his fields
Professor Calvin Alexander says he's looked at an estimated 5,000 rocks over the years that were thought to be meteorites. But Alexander says he affectionately refers to them as "meteor-wrongs." Alexander tells the Star Tribune the Lillenthal's ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08JUN2013 ...
2011 meteor shower left a ton of debris on earth ... Nearly 200 years later, in May 2012, anothermeteor was spotted traveling from northern Scotland to southern ...

The Gamma Delphinids Are Coming: 'Elusive' Meteor ... - KPBS
The gamma Delphinids are coming to Earth tonight, NASA says, as it predicts that the early hours of Tuesday, June 11, will bring the best visibility of the meteors ...

TWA Flight 800: Jet meteor theory 'unlikely,' FBI assistant director said in 1996
The Journal News |
The streaking light has added more fuel to the missile theory and even increased speculation of a fourth possibility: a meteor striking the jet. But Kallstrom said last month that scientists had written papers to the FBI suggesting the possibility that ...

TWA 800 Crash: Investigators Say Cause Was Covered Up
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 11:59 AM PDT
When TWA flight 800 crashed upon takeoff from JFK Airport in 1996, killing all 230 people on board, some witnesses claimed they saw a streak of light near the plane just before it exploded. Every possible explanation, from a meteorite …Continue reading

How and When Will the World End?
The Atlantic
Scientists estimate that the Tunguska meteor, which leveled 80 million trees in Siberia in 1908 and generated an explosive force 1,000 times greater than that of the Hiroshima bomb, may have been 130 feet in diameter. It's not impossible that we might ...

Fireball from space seen in Oregon sky -- Fire in the Sky --
A flaming meteor in the night sky could be seen in Oregon - with reported sightings from Marion to Washington counties - Saturday night. Note that it's the white ...

Did a Piece of Mir Really Land in Massachusetts?
Universe Today
Regular readers of Universe Today know that it's a shooting gallery out there, from meteor fireballs caught on dashboard cams to rogue space junk reentries lighting up our skies. But an unusual story that made its rounds across the internet this past ...

The Gamma Delphinids Are Coming: 'Elusive' Meteor Shower Tonight
They travel at about 127500 miles per hour, and NASA calls them.

No Black Hole Or Magnetic Monopole: Tunguska Really Was a Meteor
davide-nature writes "The mysterious blast that flattened 2000 square km of a remote Siberian forest in 1908 has been blamed on the most bizarre causes, such ...

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