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09 July 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09JUL2013

Silent 'heat' lightning illuminates night sky
Stuff.co.nz
While some speculated the flashes came from alien life forms coming to earth, he believed it was more likely a meteor shower. MetService forecaster Dan Corbett said 124 strikes were recorded between about 6pm and midnight after a trough of cold air ...

Potential solution tometeorite mystery: Chondrules may have formed from high-pressure collisions in early solar system
Mon, 08 Jul, 2013 10:08 AM PDT
(Phys.org) —A normally staid University of Chicago scientist has stunned many of his colleagues with his radical solution to a 135-year-old mystery in cosmochemistry. "I'm a fairly sober guy. People didn't know what to think all of a sudden," said Lawrence Grossman, professor in geophysical sciences. ...
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Cosmochemist discovers potential solution tometeorite mystery
Mon, 08 Jul, 2013 09:26 AM PDT
( University of Chicago ) A normally staid University of Chicago scientist has stunned many of his colleagues with his radical solution to a 135-year-old mystery in cosmochemistry. "I'm a fairly sober guy. People didn't know what to think all of a sudden," said Lawrence Grossman, professor in geophysical science...
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Artist Katie Paterson Reforges Meteorite | Video
Mon, 08 Jul, 2013 01:50 PM PDT
A large Campo del Cielometeorite (a type of ironmeteorite from northern Argentina) has been melted down and reforged in the same shape as a piece of artwork. The meteorite is currently in London, but will be launched into space in the future.. .Continue reading

First Mission of Space Launch System with Orion Atop it to Preview Asteroid Visit
NASA
July 8, 2013
Managers in NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate
have initiated a formal request to change the mission plan for the agency's
first flight of the Space Launch System (SLS), Exploration Mission (EM)
1 in 2017. The flight will carry an uncrewed Orion spacecraft to a deep
retrograde orbit near the moon, a stable orbit in the Earth-moon system
where an asteroid could be relocated as early as 2021. ...

July issue of Meteorite Times
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Watch Meteor Online | theage.tv
Two massive rocks, tumbling debris older than the solar system itself, collide in space. The course has been altered. The target is Earth. Time is running out in ...
www.theage.com.au/tv/Sci-Fi/show/Meteor-4362900.html

Galaxy Wonders » Meteor Showers – Abstract photos
A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky. These meteors are ...
www.galaxywonder.com/meteor-showers-abstract-photos/

Comet ISON Brings Holiday Fireworks
  This July 4th the solar system is showing off some fireworks of its own.
Superficially resembling a skyrocket, Comet ISON is hurtling toward the
Sun at a whopping 48,000 miles per hour. ...

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