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12 November 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 12NOV2013

New Scientist - 4 hours
The first traces of life found in glass from an impact crater supports the idea that microbes travelling on space rocks could have seeded the ...

Nov. 10, 2013 meteor |
A NASA camera at the Marshall Space Flight Center captured this image of the Nov. 10, 2013 meteor. (NASA/MSFC/Bill Cooke)

Tracking cameras aim to unlock meteorite mysteries
ABC Local
"If you imagine you've got a little triangle of cameras in different positions and they can see all the sky, they'll see that fireball from different orientations. "You can ...

Scientists call for engineering research into asteroid deflection
When it exploded, it released an energy burst that was equivalent to 500,000 tons of TNT, and is believed to have been the largest meteor to hit the planet since ...
Daily Mail - 10 hours
The satellite went on a descending orbit that extended across Siberia, the western Pacific Ocean, the eastern Indian Ocean and Antarctica. It ...

Sunday night's fireball over Alabama was a 'Jupiter family comet ... (blog)
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - NASA says the fireball that streaked across Alabama Sunday night was a piece of a comet about as wide as a can of soda. The comet ...
meteor show | Bob's Spaces
Given all the 'fanfare' to annual meteor showers like the Perseids in August often the annual minor meteor showers are overlooked. Currently we are more or ...

Shock veins in Russian meteorite helped it break up
EarthSky - 6 hours
Damage from the February 15, 2013 meteor explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia would have been more severe if the rock hadn’t fragmented high up ...

6 reports - American Meteor Society - Member Area - AMS Event
AMS received 6 reports about a fireball seen over AZ and CA on November 11th 2013 around 02:32 (UTC)

North Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight - RSSPump
Last week, the South Taurid meteor shower peaked. Tonight it's time for North Taurid. Brightmeteor ongoing south, south taurid meteor shower, [...]

5 reports - American Meteor Society - Member Area - AMS Event
AMS received 5 reports about a fireball seen over MI, OH and PA on November 11th 2013 around 04:29 (UTC)

Utah weighing threats of storing depleted uranium — from meteor ...
Deseret News
There are events like war, meteor strikes, volcanic activity, the return of large lakes like Lake Bonneville every 16,000 years and even, to some degree, the threat ...

Chelyabinsk meteorite: the science of the skies - Telegraph
The Chelyabinsk meteor fell to Earth earier this year and shined brighter than the sun. Russian scientists have now put together the data.

The November issue of Meteorite Times
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