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29 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29AUG2013

Boffins lay bare Lara Croft meteorite-strike element ununpentium
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013 03:24 AM PDT
Time's Uup: Now you'll HAVE to replace that mouldy periodic table shower curtain Boffins have found fresh evidence for the existence of the new, super-heavy element ununpentium, known to gamers as the element found in meteorites in games like Call of Duty and Tomb Raider .…Continue reading

Life DID begin on Mars - then we all travelled to Earth on a meteorite: Element 'crucial to the origin of life would ...
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013 04:21 PM PDT
Professor Steven Benner from Florida claims that Molybdenum mineral's existence on Mars could support the theory that 'we are actually all Martians.'Continue reading

Earth Life Likely Came from Mars, Study Suggests
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013 03:14 PM PDT
We may all be Martians. Evidence is building that Earth life originated on Mars and was brought to our planet aboard ameteorite, says biochemist Steven Benner of The Westheimer Institute for Science and Technology in Florida.Continue reading

Russian Meteor Experienced Melting Before Slamming Into Earth: Study
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013 11:28 AM PDT
A collision or “near miss” caused melting in the Chelyabinsk meteor before it slammed into Earth’s atmosphere this February, causing damage and injuries to hundreds in the remote Russian region. A new study, presented at the Goldschmidt Conference in Florence, Italy, says some meteoritefragments’ comp...Continue reading

Chelyabinsk meteorite had previous collision before exploding in Russia
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013 09:36 AM PDT
Washington, August 27: Chelyabinsk meteorite had either earlier collided with another body in the solar system or came too close to the Sun before it fell to Earth, according to a new research.Continue reading

Chelyabinsk Meteorite Had Previous Collision or Near-Miss
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013 09:33 AM PDT
The meteor that starred in a thousand and one tweets as it shot across the Siberian sky last February apparently had a rough history. The Chelyabinsk meteor, estimated to have been 55-65 feet in diameter before breaking up, may have had previous fiery encounters — either colliding into another body in the sol...Continue reading

Chelyabinsk meteorite's rocky past: Research points to previous collision or near miss in space
Mon, 26 Aug, 2013 07:08 PM PDT
Where did the Chelyabinsk meteorite come from? As a meteoroid, it either collided with another body in the solar system or came too close to the Sun before it fell to Earth, according to new research.Continue reading

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