12 October 2009

Meteor/Meteorite News- 11OCT09

A FEW MINUTES WITH ... An astronomer at the Vatican

Detroit Free Press
A: I take care of the meteorite collection. A wealthy nobleman from France, a marquis, donated his personal collection of meteorites a hundred years ago ...

Here Be Dragons on Mars!
Universe Today Fri, 09 Oct 2009 18:13 PM PDT
Oh no! Hopefully the same folks who went nuts over the Bigfoot on Mars don't see this one! Could there really be a dragon on Mars? Relax, its just a shadow from Opportunity's camera mast, distorted by the unusual and bumpy fusion crust surface of the Shelter Island meteorite that the Mars [...]

Mayan Year 2012 Stirs Doomsday Theories

Next month Hollywood's "2012" opens in cinemas, featuring earthquakes, meteor showers and a tsunami dumping an aircraft carrier on the White House. ...

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