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09 December 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09DEC2014

Daily Mail - 12 hours
Japanese scientists have found 40 fragments from a comet at Tottuki Point, close to the Syowa Research Station in Antarctica. ...

Scientists use a laser to try and mimic impact ofmeteor and the 'spark of life' on Earth
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Researchers have recreated a split-second impact of a meteor with primordial Earth, and shown how the 3.5-megatonne collision might have ...

Russian scientist spies mountain-sized asteroid heading our way
Yahoo News
A giant meteor exploded over a Russian city in 2013. ... explosion 1,000 times greater than the surprise 2013 impact of a bus-sizedmeteor in Russia.

Did a massive asteroid impact spark life on Earth?
Los Angeles Times
Researchers have recreated a split-second impact of a meteor with primoridal Earth, and shown how the 3.5-megaton collision might have ...

UK Fireball Meteor 05DEC2014
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"click image" UK Fireball Meteor 1735 UT 05DEC2014 Image Credit- UK Meteor Network. 2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, ...

Portugal Fireball Meteor 06DEC2014
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"click image" Portugal Fireball Meteor 0552 GMT 06DEC2014 APAA Associação Portuguesa de Astrónomos Amadores ...

370-Meter-Wide Asteroid Could Hit Earth, Russian Scientists Warn
Science 2.0 (blog)
Lipunov believes that 2014 UR116 could hit Earth with an explosion 1,000 times greater than the surprise 2013 impact of a bus-sizedmeteor over .

Formation of life's building blocks recreated in lab
New Scientist - 4 hours
Recreating a meteorite impact with a laser has demonstrated directly how the building blocks of the genetic code could have formed on our ...

Mysterious Mars Lava Formation Looks Like a Cookie
Discovery News - 5 hours
The Martian landscape is peppered in features that look very alien and often cannot be easily explained.

Meteor sighting over Norfolk
Norwich Evening News
A large meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Geminidmeteor shower in America. The same shower is believed to have swept across ...

Massive asteroid could intersect Earth's orbit, Russian scientist warns
Alaska Dispatch
Since the Chelyabinsk meteor, which came as a complete surprise to experts, scientists have been warning about the danger and trying to pool their ...

What time can you see the Geminids meteor shower? 7 things to know
Essex Chronicle
The constellation Gemini rises just after sunset on December 13 and it sets just before sunrise on Sunday (December 14) so the meteor shower ...

Geminids meteor shower: how to photograph the UK's shooting stars
The Independent
The Geminids meteor shower began passing overhead last weekend, and will continue until the end of the next one. It's the most spectacular and busy ...

19 reports
American Meteor Society
AMS received 19 reports about a fireball seen over DE, MD, NY, PA and VA on December 7th 2014 around 23:56 (UTC)

Geminids 2014: Everything you need to know about 'most intense' meteor shower of the year
International Business Times UK
The Geminid meteor shower 2014 will peak on 13 and 14 December, with up to 100 shooting stars expected per hour. The Geminids is one of the ...

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

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