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20 September 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20SEP2014

Meteorite that doomed the dinosaurs helped the forests bloom
SpaceDaily - 9 hours
Seen here is a Late Cretaceous specimen from the Hell Creek Formation, morphotype HC62, taxon ''Rhamnus'' cleburni. Specimens are housed at ...

Dino Devastator Also Ravaged Veggies
Scientific American - 6 hours
After the Chicxulub meteorite, more than half the plant species in temperate North America perished along with the dinosaurs, and the ...

Military studies meteor blasts
Fox News - 10 hours
The U.S. Air Force and NASA have ironed out problems that prevented scientists from obtaining a steady stream of military tracking data on ...

Meteor impact 'reset plant species'
Press Association via Yahoo UK & Ireland News - 16 hours
Around 66 million years ago, a 10-kilometre wide asteroid smashed into the ocean off Mexico's Yucatan peninsular. It left a crater 150 ...

Deflect meteor's path to Earth
Physics Stack Exchange
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US military's meteor explosion data can help scientists protect earth
Fox News - 4 minutes
The U.S. Air Force and NASA have ironed out problems that prevented scientists from obtaining a steady stream of military tracking data on ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for September 20-26, 2014
American Meteor Society
This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise just before the start of morning twilight and will be too thin to bother meteor observers. The estimated ...

Queensland Meteor
Twitter
ABC story on fireball sighting in west QLD last night. Much more likely to be very large meteorite though. @astroduff ...

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