02 April 2009

Meteorite News 2APR09

Meteorite Hunters Jailed In Burke County For Trespassing
WJBF-TV Augusta Wed, 01 Apr 2009 09:30 AM PDT
According to The True Citizen, two Southwestern meteorite hunters found fame they weren`t searching for.

On the track of the fallen meteorite
WASHINGTON — For the first time, scientists matched a meteorite found on Earth with a specific asteroid that became a fireball plunging through the sky. It gives them a glimpse into the past when planets formed and an idea how to avoid a future asteroid Armageddon.
The Monterey County Herald

Scientists uncover new theory on largest known mass extinctionin earth's history
The Guardian - Nigeria
The study combines for one asteroid data that are usually separate: Comparing data from observations of the asteroid in while it was space with analysis of ...

Washington gets three new public lands features
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA
The famous Willamette Meteorite is also believed to have been deposited by the floods in West Linn. Another good spot to envision the floods' impact on ...

WL man helps shape parks bill
West Linn Tidings - OR,USA
The trail features informational kiosks and a replica of the famous Willamette Meteorite that was washed in the floods from Montana to its final resting

Head case in space explains light show down below
The Virginian-Pilot - Norfolk,VA,USA
The conspiracy theorists won't accept the semi-official explanation that it was a meteorite. It was some sort of secret military jet, they say.

Big chunk of meteorite found outside West
Waco Tribune Herald - Waco,TX,USA
By Ken Sury Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 01:13 PM
Just heard from one of the meteorite hunters that I’ve been in contact with, and he reports that the ....

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