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26 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26JUN2013

Chelyabinsk Mega-meteor: Status Report
SkyandTelescope.com
What's remarkable about the Russian mega-meteor is how little of it has been found. According to Buhl and Wimmer, the combined mass of the submitted finds is just 117 pounds (53 kg). Surely thousands of others small bits will never turn up, but notably ...

OMG!!! Farmer finds rare meteor possibly a billion ...
2 min
Farmer Bruce Lilienthal and his family discovered that an odd rock they found in their fields was ...
youtube.com

Meteor Strike: Investigating a Cosmic Crime Scene
TIME
(20 m) meteor can do when it explodes in the sky. The air-burst, which injured 1,491 people and damaged 7,200 buildings, fortunately claimed no lives and the damage it did was fixable, meaning that in the long history of potshots from space the Earth ...

Meteorite lands in Shrewsbury back garden
shropshirestar.com
She said: “I don't know if it was some sort of meteor shower or one fragment which cracked on impact but I turned around and took one step before hearing this whooshing and cracking sound coming through the hedge and tree and you could hear lots of ...

Watch out for the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower on July 28 and 29, 2013
iDigitalTimes.co.uk
Stargazers can prepare to treat their eyes with the Delta Aquarids meteor shower, which will be taking place on July 28 and 29, 2013. Meteors are composed by the residual of comet particles and fragments from broken asteroids. Comets leave a dusty ...

Russia and USA plan to jointly improve protection from meteorites
RAPSI
The meteor shower damaged buildings in Chelyabinsk and neighboring towns, leaving over 5,000 buildings without window panes. The Chelyabinsk city government pledged to pay up to 50,000 rubles ($1,650) in compensation to meteor shower victims for ...

Russian scientist wants 'Satan' missile shield to shoot down meteorites in ...
Daily Mail
Senior rocket researcher Sabit Saitgarayev - who spoke out after a meteor burst over Russia's Ural Mountains earlier this year damaging thousands of buildings - said the old 1960s missiles were ideally suited to destroying any potential threats ...

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