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16 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16MAR2018









Mysterious boom noise heard in metro was 'out of this world'
kfor.com
Many people said they thought they heard thunder or an earthquake, but yesterday's rumble was actually a meteor. "We were just in the front of our house and we heard a boom," said Lane Winters. Sarah Clark, a geology student, described it as "just a loud boom." It was a sound folks couldn't quite put ...

GSI finds clues to early life in Rajasthan meteorite
Times of India
After a nine-month-long search, GSI has concluded that the search for extra-terrestrial life might not be a wild goose chase after all. The composition of a meteor that fell in Rajasthan in June indicates the presence of both carbon and water, taking the life-in-space theory another notch forward. The GSI is ...

 Russian Scientists Are Testing Lasers to Blow Up Deadly Asteroids
Outer Places
Much of the research was based on the infamous Chelyabinsk asteroid, a 20-meter-wide meteor that exploded over Russia and injured over 1,000 people. The largest chunk of the meteor was recovered from Lake Chebarkul and studied to create the basis for the lab's model asteroids. It's estimated that ...

Carbonates hint at liquid water on Ceres
Chemical & Engineering News
Alternately, meteor impacts could melt frozen brine below the surface. In either case, ions in the brine could precipitate to form carbonates as the water freezes or evaporates. Carrozzo says his group cannot rule out either mechanism; it is possible both are occurring. Hydrated carbonates lose their water ...

3. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory Of NASA Has Obtai...
Chegg
Answer to 3. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory of NASA has obtained the following data regarding a meteor traveling through space: r =...

Fireball report
American Meteor Society
Observer. Name, John W. Experience Level, 3/5. Remarks, The size of this thing really spooked me, which is why I felt compelled to report it. The size was very large. It actually gave me a little shot of adrenaline. I really did think for a second I was witnessing a catastrophic event. The colors were quit vivid ...

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