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07 November 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07NOV2013

Just Posted!  California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah Meteor 06NOV2013
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Next Chelyabinsk meteor FIREBALL 'SEVEN times more likely' than expected
The Register - 59 minutes
Don't panic, but NASA's checked its space rock math and it's not good news NASA has detailed the latest research on the Chelyabinsk meteorite ...

CSI Chelyabinsk: 10 insights from Russia's meteorite
New Scientist - 5 hours
The Russian meteorite was the largest to hit Earth in a century. From sunburns to exotic chemistry, it sparked a flurry of forensic research ...

First study of Russian meteorite
UC Davis News & Information - 5 hours
The meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2013 was "a wake-up call," according to a University of California, Davis, ...

It's Complicated: Dawn Spurs Rewrite of Vesta's Story
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- November 06, 2013
Just when scientists thought they had a tidy theory for how the giant
asteroid Vesta formed, a new paper from NASA's Dawn mission suggests the
history is more complicated. ...

Russia's meteor explosion was as powerful as 400000 tonnes of ...
Daily Mail
The Chelyabinsk meteor, which measured around 20 metres in diameter with a ... Fortunately, the meteor came in at an angle to spread its energy sideways, ...

Scientists rethinking meteor impact risk thanks to YouTube videos
The Globe and Mail
The Chelyabinsk meteor sailed into the Earth's atmosphere on Feb. 15 and exploded in the sky so brightly that it cast daytime shadows in the nearby city of that ...

Chelyabinsk meteor: Space rock hit-rate 'underestimated'
BBC News
The threat of another asteroid strike like the one that hit Russia earlier this year is much higher than was previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers have ...

The Rock That Clobbered Russia: Meteor Post Mortem
TIME
The fiery meteor was so bright it briefly outshone the Sun, and even caused sunburns; its sonic boom, meanwhile, smashed thousands of windows and threw ...

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger - Science - Boston ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks ...
www.boston.com/news/science/2013/11/06/.../story.html

Chelyabinsk Meteor Fragment X-Ray Reveals Composition | Video ...
A .53 gram fragment of the meteor that stunned the world in February 2013 was imaged using X-ray tomography. It is an LL chondrite type meteor.
www.space.com/23490-chelyabinsk-meteor-fragment-x-ray-re...

Russian Meteor's Air Blast Was One for the Record Books
National Geographic
The February meteor blast over central Russia glowed 30 times brighter than the sun, sunburned observers, and delivered the biggest astronomical punch felt ...

First study results of Russian Chelyabinsk meteor published
Phys.Org
The meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia in February 2013 was "a ... and by NASA Ames and SETI Institute meteor astronomer Peter Jenniskens, and ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06NOV2013
Minor Taurid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It. Space.com ... 6, 7 PM - The MeteorThat Exploded Over Russia Last Year ... SETI Institute The ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

07NOV2013 Late News update-

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: MBIQ Detects CA AZ NV ...
If you witnessed a meteor event PLEASE file a meteor sighting report to help us ... California arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../mbiq-detects-ca-meteor...

California sky lights up with reported meteor | News - Home
Southern Californians from Santa Barbara to San Diego have reported seeing a fireball that forecasters said was most likely a meteor streaking across the sky.
www.ksat.com/news/california-sky-lights.../-/index.html

Meteor Astronomer Peter Jenniskens Participates in Chelyabinsk ...
Jennikens and Popova examine meteor fragments, credit: P. Jenniskens. Peter Jenniskens and international scientists for the first time have gathered a detailed ...
www.seti.org/.../meteor-astronomer-peter-jenniskens-participat...

Meteor Reported Over LA, San Diego, Southern ... - YouTube
A meteor or a fireball or some kind of bright light flew over Los Angeles, San Diego, and southern California on Wednesday night, prompting a flood of tweets...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tjOikO_0Ek

Next Chelyabinsk meteor FIREBALL 'SEVEN times more likely' than ...Register
NASA has revealed new research on the Chelyabinsk meteorite that exploded over Russia in February, and the findings aren't good: not only does it look like ...

Earth actually 'SEVEN times more likely' to face ANOTHER ...www.theregister.co.uk/...meteors_impacts_seven_times_more...
Earth actually 'SEVEN times more likely' to face ANOTHER Chelyabinsk meteor FIREBALL NASA's checked its space rock math and it's not good news

Earth at Higher Risk of Asteroid Impact, Russian Meteor ...www.space.com/23487-asteroid-threat-earth-russian-meteor...
Several new studies on the Feb. 15 meteor explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia, has revealed a much higher asteroid risk to Earth than ...

Russian meteor studied in detai
lWorld Science
The meteor that burst over Chelyabinsk, Russia Feb. 15 was “a wake-up call,” according to a University of California, Davis scientist who helped analyze the ...

Meteor strike a 'wake-up call for humanity
'Irish Independent
A meteor that exploded over Russia in February was 20 metres in diameter and caused a blast equivalent to 600,000 tonnes of TNT, according to scientists ...

Meteor sighting reported by Southern California residents
abc7.com
Meteor sighting reported by Southern California residents. Wednesday ...The meteor was seen by people across the southwest U.S. and parts of Mexico.

Russian fireball reveals greater meteor risk
The Courier-Journal
NASA explains meteor explosions over Russia: After an asteroid exploded over Russia's Ural mountains, scientists are making progress understanding the ...

Meteor Shower Puts on Show Over L.A. Skies (VIDEO)
LA Weekly (blog)
A spectacular meteor shower put on a show in the skies above L.A. tonight, and some ... leaving dark skies for the peak night of the South Taurid meteor shower.

Videos Track Meteor That Exploded Over Russia
NPR
The meteorite that burned up over Russia at the beginning of this year produced the largest explosion in more the a century. With the help of cell phone videos ...

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Meteor Threat
CNN (blog)
Tune in to "New Day" Thursday as two new reports say that a meteor in Russia disintegrated in the sky with over 30 times the force measured in the nuclear ...

People report meteors, bright light or flashes in the sky
Los Angeles Times
People from Fresno to San Diego used Twitter Wednesday night to say they saw what resembled ameteor shower, bright lights or a fireball in the sky.

Meteor Shower Lights Up Night Sky Across The West
CBS Local
Authorities tell CBS2 and KCAL9 that the object appeared to be a meteor.... Scientists predicted a meteor shower that occurs every year about this time. But they ...

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger
KFOX El Paso
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists studying the meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks smashing into ...

Photos: Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger
Yakima Herald-Republic
In this frame grab made from dashboard camera vide shows a meteor ... WASHINGTON — Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without ...

Chelyabinsk meteor explosion a 'wake-up call', scientists warn
The Conversation
Three studies have revealed details of the meteor that exploded above Russian city, Chelyabinsk, in February this year. Their findings, published today in a pair ...

Earth actually 'SEVEN times more likely' to face ANOTHER ...
Register
The Chelyabinsk meteor is the largest foreign body to come down to Earth since the Tunguska event in 1908, where a comet or meteor devastated 2,150 square ...

Southern California sky light up with reported fireball, likely meteor
Edmonton Journal
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Southern Californians from Santa Barbara to San Diego have reported seeing a fireball that forecasters said was most likely a meteor ...

Asteroid, Comet, or Satellite? Los Angeles Residents See 'Flash ...
The Epoch Times
Residents in Los Angeles, San Diego, other parts of Southern California, and as far away as Arizona and Texas reported seeing a bright flash or fireball in the ...

OC Residents Reportedly Spot Meteor Across The Sky « CBS Los ...
Dozens of Orange County residents called 911 when they saw a green light streak across the sky Wednesday night. KCAL9's Stacey Butler reports.
losangeles.cbslocal.com/.../9500625-oc-residents-reportedly-s...

Southern California Gets Meteor Shower Light Show - Monrovia Patch
Calls about the meteor shower began coming into the NWS office in Oxnard about 8:15 p.m. and continued for more than two hours, Kaplan said. The brief but ...
monrovia.patch.com/.../southern-california-gets-meteor-showe...

Chelyabinsk Eyewitnesses Help Scientists Resolve Meteor Mysteries
Researchers have measured the extent of the historic meteor's damage and calculated the asteroid's precise trajectory.
www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=chelyabinsk...

Chelyabinsk Meteor Fragment X-Ray Reveals ... - e! Science News
A .53 gram fragment of the meteor that stunned the world in February 2014 was imaged using X-ray tomography. It is an LL chondrite type meteor.
esciencenews.com/.../chelyabinsk.meteor.fragment.x.ray.revea...

Fireball spotted over So Cal believed part of South Taurid meteor ...
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Twitter user @Casheets described seeing the fireball from San Gabriel. ...The witness said the fireball was “bright yellowish and blue” as it fell from the sky.

There Was A Crazy Fireball Over Los Angeles
LAist
One astronomy website described the shower this way: "Although a modest shower, the Taurids can surprise you with a flamboyant fireball or two!

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger, according to UC ...
Daily Democrat
The meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2013 was "a wake-up call," according to a University of California, Davis, scientist who ...

Chelyabinsk meteor exploded with the energy of 500 kilotonnes of ...
The Guardian
Directly beneath the meteor's path, the shockwave was powerful enough to knock people off their feet. Windows were shattered in more than 3,600 apartment ...

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be biggerBusinessweek
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks ...

Russian Meteor Blast 'A Warning For Earth'
Sky News
The meteor strike that injured hundreds of people in Russia earlier this year could have been much more dangerous according to new research, and scientists ...

Russian meteor a 'wake-up call for humanity'
RTE.ie
An analysis of the explosion of a meteor over Russia earlier this year, which injured hundreds of people, has led to a warning from scientists that the incident ...

Chelyabinsk Meteor Explosion Equaled 500 Kilotons of TNT
Discover Magazine (blog)
In case you missed it, the Chelyabinsk meteor was quite a show: the largest airburst, or aerial explosion, since the 1908 Tunguska event (also likely caused by a ...

Chelyabinsk Eyewitnesses Help Scientists Resolve Meteor Mysteries
Scientific American
STREAKING METEOR: M. Ahmetvaleev took this photo of a meteorstreaking over Chelyabinsk, Russia on February 15, 2013. Image: M. Ahmetvaleev/NASA ...

More large meteor strikes likely: scientists
Brisbane Times
"It's incredible how well-documented all this is," said Peter Jenniskens, a meteor astronomer at the SETI Institute and a co-author of the paper in Science.

Huge Russian meteor was 'a wake-up call for humanity'
ITV News
A meteor that exploded over Russia in February was "a wake-up call" for humanity, according to scientists studying the event. Researchers also believe they ...

Earth at Higher Risk of Asteroid Impact, Russian Meteor Explosion ...
Space.com
The risk of asteroid impacts like the meteor explosion that devastated a Russian city earlier this year may be 10 times greater than previously thought, several ...

Meteor blast over Siberia was equivalent to 30 Hiroshima bombs ...
The Independent
The meteor that exploded over the Siberian city of Chelyabinsk in February released more than 30 times the explosive energy of the Hiroshima bomb, a study ...

2013 THE Year of Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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