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14 December 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14DEC2016

This New Diamond From Meteor Impacts is Hard Enough to Cut Ultra-Solid Mining Materials
Nature World News
A team of scientists from the Australian National University has successfully created Lonsdaleite, a new type of diamond that's known to mankind.

Earth woefully unprepared for surprise comet or asteroid, Nasa scientist warns
theguardian.com
Scientist recommended Nasa build an interceptor rocket, with periodic testing, alongside an observer spacecraft to stop catastrophic fireballs from hitting us...

Scientists warn, Earth unprepared for surprise meteor strike
Inquirer.net
Humans are at the mercy of the cosmos. Not only is the Earth our only home (at the moment), we also don't have the means to protect it.

Four Fireballs Streak Across Irish Sky
Signs of the Times
... December 13th 2016, Sharon Owens, a resident of Bodyke, Co.Clare, Ireland, reported seeing not one but four fireballs streak across the morning sky.

Massive Spain fireball terrifies tourists as it lights up the night sky over the Costa del Sol
The Irish Sun
A “NOISE like a thunder” was reported by shocked tourists and residents when this massive meteor fireball smashed into earth at 72,000 kmph.

Giant fireball hurtles over Costa Del Sol in Spain
Daily Star
THE incredible moment a fireball so big it “moved the Earth” streaked across the sky has been caught on camera.

Too slow for a meteor: Just what was fireball UFO seen plummeting to Earth?
Express.co.uk
The light looks too slow to be a meteor or fireball, and even too slow to be a bit of space junk returning to Earth and burning up in the atmosphere.

Meteor shower set to light up Glasgow sky tonight - here's what you need to know
Glasgow Live
Where does the Geminid meteor shower come from? The meteors in this shower appear to come from a radiant in the constellation Gemini - which is ...

Twin meteor showers peaking mid-month
Emporia Gazette
Two well-known meteor showers take place this month. They are the Geminids and the Ursids. The Geminid Meteor Shower will peak on Dec. 13 and ...

The Geminid meteor shower and the best place to see it from in Hong Kong
Young Post - South China Morning Post
The Geminid meteor shower was as impressive as the Perseid meteor shower in the Northern Hemisphere. It peaked with its most impressive views ...

Geminids meteor shower 2016: When is it and how can I watch the spectacular show at its peak?
Get Surrey
December hails the coming of the annual Geminids meteor shower, which is due to peak between Tuesday and Thursday this week. The spectacular ...

Geminids meteor shower tonight
Inquirer.net
The annual Geminids meteor shower will be at its peak on Wednesday night to Thursday dawn, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and ...

Geminids Meteor Shower To Peak Amid Full Moon
CBS Local
(CBS / AP) — The Geminids meteor shower hits its peak on Tuesday, but a full moon will outshine the celestial show this year. NASA says the ...

Watch the magnificent Geminid meteor shower peak tonight
Popular Science
As pieces of rock and ice fall through the atmosphere, they burn up and create a holiday spectacular we know as the Geminid meteor shower.

Final Supermoon of 2016 could block view of Geminids meteor shower: What to expect tonight
Telegraph.co.uk
The phenomenon occurs when the moon appears 14 per cent bigger and up to 30 per cent brighter than usual as it moves closer to Earth than it has in ...

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