20 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20APR2017

New study ranks hazardous asteroid effects from least to most destructive
The trace left in the sky by the meteor that broke up over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2013. A new study explored seven effects associated with asteroid ...

Asteroid impact would rupture internal organs finds study
Daily Mail
A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring around 100 people, including many ...

Dark skies could make for a spectacular Lyrid meteor shower
Astronomy Magazine
The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks the night of April 21/22. Although the Lyrids don't get as much recognition as many summer and autumn ...

Look to the skies Saturday for Lyrid meteor shower
The Lyrid meteor shower is underway through April 25, peaking early during the morning of Saturday Apr 22. Partly cloudy skies are expected, but the ...

Fire in the sky: Meteor shower to peak this weekend
Hutchinson News
The Earth is now passing through the debris field left behind by an ancient comet, which creates the spectacle of meteor showers. The Lyrids are a ...

Lyrid meteor shower to hit Qatari skies on Saturday
Qatar Day
The skies of Qatar will be experiencing Lyrid meteor shower on Saturday, that would generate a visual extravaganza of fast-moving shooting stars..

Posts Tagged meteor plasma
Vox Charta
Despite a very long history of meteor science, our understanding of meteor ablation and its shocked plasma physics is still far from satisfactory as we ...

2017 The FOURTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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