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11 April 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 11APR2015

Ancient Jets of Fiery Rain.
psrd.hawaii.edu
-- A new idea suggests that chondrules could have formed as the result of impact jetting caused
when large planetesimals collided during planet formation. ...

What Happens Underground When a Missile or Meteor Hits
Duke Today
Durham, NC - When a missile or meteor strikes the earth, the havoc above ground is obvious, but the details of what happens below ground are ...

Explosive culprit? Russian fireball's origins found
Fox News - 11 hours
A crackling fireball that exploded over Russia last year appears to share an orbit with a huge asteroid discovered in October 2014, a new ...

Swords from the stars: Weapons forged from meteoric iron
CNET UK - 19 hours
The earliest iron forged by humans actually comes from the stars -- and, as it turns out, meteorites make some beautiful swords.

Study examines underground effects of missiles, meteors
UPI.com
Neither waiting for a meteor impact nor shooting real missiles at the ground were viable options, so the scientists simulated high-intensity impacts in ...

New theories provide a clues to the origin of the moon
SlashGear - 15 hours
The Moon is mysterious. We can gaze upon it every night, yet still be so far from uncovering its secrets. This week, new studies were ...

Exploding meteor filmed over Slovakia and Hungary
Signs of the Times
The spectacular moment a meteor plummets towards a city in Slovakia before dissolving in a flash of light has been captured on camera.

Fireball shoots towards terrified city in Slovakia
Daily Mail
The spectacular moment a meteor plummets towards a city in Slovakia before dissolving in a flash of light has been captured on camera.

Magnification versus f/# for Meteor / Comet detetion
Cloudy Nights
Magnification versus f/# for Meteor / Comet detetion - posted in Solar System Observing: Generally, to see faint object you want a low f/# (wide ...

Meteor Impact in Slow Motion {Duke University Research}
YouTube
This sequence of high-speed videos reveals what happens underground when a missile or meteor hits the earth. Shown first at slow, then at medium ...

Next Time You Wish On A Shooting Star, It May Just Be Astronaut Poop
CBS Local
The Geminid meteor shower is seen while the moon rises late on December 13, 2014 above Skopje, Macedonia. There are three major meteor ...

What happens when a meteor hits Earth
Daily Mail
When a missile or meteor strikes the earth, the havoc above ground is obvious, but the details of what happens below ground are harder to see - until ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10APR2015
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
This is the “late veneer hypothesis,” which suggests that the Earth and Moon had gained extra matter during a severe meteor storm, allowing for a “late ...

2015 The SECOND Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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