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09 May 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09MAY2014

Colin Pillinger dies after brain haemorrhage
By Jonathan Amos- BBC News- 8 May 2014
"A man with a mission". Pallab Ghosh reports on the life of Colin Pillinger
British planetary scientist Colin Pillinger, best known for his 2003
attempt to land a spacecraft on Mars, has died aged 70, his family have
said. ...

WGN - Journal of the International Meteor Organization
Volume 42, Number 2, April 2014, pages 35-86
The new issue of this Journal is now in print. It will be posted
shortly; subscribers should receive it soon. Subscribers can also access
the Journal in PDF format immediately through the IMO's web site ...
<http://www.imo.net/imo/wgn>

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08MAY2014 - Early
blogspot.com
Sky watchers in North America could witness a new meteor shower on May 24th when, for the first time, Earth passes through a cloud of dust from ....

Kanada'ya meteor düştü - YouTube
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Skywatch: Where Meteorites Do — and Don't — Come From
Twin Falls Times-News
Most meteorites found on Earth appear to have originated in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. One in five can be traced to the third largest ...

Southern Alberta meteorite crater discovered – 2.5 Km deep, 8 Km wide
Beacon News (blog)
Doug Schmitt, a University of Alberta researcher, says some time between 50 million and 70 million years ago, a huge chunk of space debris at least ...

Infrasonic Detection of Meteorites
Space Safety Magazine
The meteorite was calculated to have a source energy equivalent to about 1.14 tons of TNT, where source energy is the kinetic energy when the shock ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 10-16, 2014 | American Meteor Society
amsmeteors.org
This will allow a brief period of complete darkness between moon set and dawn to view meteoractivity under dark skies. The estimated total hourly ...

[1405.1783] Confirmation and characterization of IAU temporary meteorshowers in EDMOND ...
cornell.edu
Abstract: The European viDeo MeteOr Network Database (EDMOND) is a database of video meteor orbits resulting from cooperation and data sharing ...

Ancient meteorite crater found in southern Alberta
CTV Calgary News - 10 hours
A vast, ancient meteorite crater discovered in southern Alberta was likely formed some time between 50 million and 70 million years ago, ...

One of the 6 Biggest Ecological Disasters in the last 4.5 Billion Years is Happening Right NowWired News - 9 hours
When a 10 km-wide meteorite slammed into the Earth roughly 65 million years ago, megatsunamis sloshed across the oceans and a front of ...

Eta Aquarid Meteors Streak By in Stunning Astrophotos
Universe Today
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower has graced the skies this week and while this hasn't been an exceptionally active shower, here are a few beautiful ...

Comet 209P/LINEAR Meteor Shower: Arizona - May 23, 2014 | Slooh
slooh.com
It's not every day that we experience a brand new meteor shower. After all, the most reliable showers, like the famous Perseids every August 11, have ..

Meteor Storm Alert May 23-24. And Aquarids still active tonight! - Page 9 - Godlike Productions
godlikeproductions.com
METEOR SHOWER UPDATE: The eta Aquarid meteor shower, caused by debris from Halley's Comet, is still active on May 7th. Incoming data from the ...

Huge, ancient meteorite crater found in southern Alberta
CBC.ca
Scientists have discovered a vast, ancient meteorite crater in southern ... crater, complete with a central peak where the meteorite would have struck.

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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