25 October 2009

Meteor/Meteorite News- 25OCT09

Mercury directly opposite Earth on Nov. 5

Akron Beacon Journal
Two meteor showers occur in November. The South Taurids peak on Nov. 5 and the meteors are probably debris shed by Comet 2P/Encke. ...
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On the importance of dust

The Newark Advocate
The Orionids are a meteor shower associated with Halley's Comet, that "short period" comet which reminds us of the vastness of scale used by astronomers, ...

Orillia Packet & Times
I noticed a few early meteors from the Orionid meteor shower. Earth was just entering a stream of dusty debris from Halley's Comet. ...

Is there a conspiracy in this hyper hoaxed world?

Connecticut Post
Breathless newscasters on Fox Business and CNBC read the bogus items like they were announcing a meteor was about to hit the Earth. ...
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Demand Media – the Myspace of online content, or blogging by the numbers

The Inquisitr
It will be just like when that meteor hit the earth 65 million years ago, wiping out the dinosaurs and leaving nothing but rodents. ...
UberGizmo (blog)
Mobiado 350 Pioneer

UberGizmo (blog)
One of the more unique aspects of this phone is that the battery cover is literally made out of materials from the Gibeon meteorite, which was discovered in ...

'Healthy competition' leads to discovery of 3 more space rocks
St. Catharines Standard Fri, 23 Oct 2009 05:10 AM PDT
Meteorite hunters have dug up three more space rocks from the fireball that put Grimsby on the astronomical map last month. That brings the tally to four since scientists revealed last Thursday a rock that broke the windshield of a family's SUV in the town's west end was actually a fragment of 4.[...]

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