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14 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14AUG2013

Livermore Cosmochemist Has Early Solar System Garnet-like Mineral Named After Him
Tue, 13 Aug, 2013 04:20 PM PDT
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory A recently discovered mineral appears to be clear but may have a tinge of light blue. No matter its color, you won't be able to make earrings from it. For one, you can't see the material with the naked eye. Hutcheonite, recently named after Lawrence Livermore meteorite... Continue reading

Meteorite strike conditions to inspire new materials
Tue, 13 Aug, 2013 02:46 AM PDT
Researchers are attempting to replicate conditions that occur during a meteorite strike to create materials that possess superior strength and are able to withstand extreme temperatures.
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Khaleej Times
However, the annual Perseid meteor shower, which rains down pieces of millennia-old space junk into the earth's atmosphere, still offered views of about 35 ...

Enthusiasts hunt night sky for Perseid meteor shower
Times of Oman
"Since we knew that the meteor shower could be seen with naked eyes and no ... The Perseid meteor shower is an event that happens every year in August.

Best Pictures of Perseids Meteor Shower
National Geographic
The annual Perseid meteor shower, which peaks this week, is dazzling sky-watchers around the world. Here, a bright fireball is caught lighting up the starry skies ...

A few Perseid meteor photos from AP
Fayetteville Observer (blog)
A meteor is seen over a railroad crossing at Ditto Marina Parkway, early ... photo, a streak appears in the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower above a ...

Meteor shower to light up the sky
The New Indian Express
Meteor shower is the technical term for the phenomenon caused due to the disintegration of the dust clouds left behind by comets passing through the earth's ... 
Telegraph.co.uk
Although the Perseid meteor shower is an annual event, the Royal Astronomical Society predicted that this year's show would be particularly good. It certainly ...

Perseids Meteor Shower 2013 - 12 August 2013 ...
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Video: Time-lapse captures magic of Perseid ...
The magical Perseid meteor shower has been captured on camera over three nights in Joshua ...
telegraph.co.uk

Perseid 2013 at Peak: First Pictures of Meteor ...
For those who missed seeing the annual Perseid Meteor Shower reaching its peak, here are ...
ibtimes.co.uk

Perseid meteor shower 2013 (photos)
Canada.com
This long-exposure photograph taken on August 12, 2013 shows people watching for the Perseid meteor shower in the night sky near Yangon. The meteor ...

Perseid meteor shower: Your pictures
BBC News
Perseid meteor shower: Your pictures. Paul Williams photo of meteor showers across Mannings Heath, West Sussex, England. Stargazers came out to watch the ... 
OregonLive.com
Fueled by some really good advice, three Oregonian photographers headed to The Alvord Desert and Steens Mountain last week to chase Perseid, the world's ...

Stargazer's Photos Reveal Spectacular Arizona Night Sky, But No ...
Space.com
While pursuing images of what turned out to be an elusive Perseid meteor shower, Stephen Gresser captured some spectacular photos of the night sky over ...

Video: What causes the Perseid meteor shower ...
Astronomer Radmila Topalovic from the Royal Observatory Greenwich explains the science ...
telegraph.co.uk

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