19 April 2010

Meteor/Meteorite News 18APR2010

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18APR2010

Shuttle Landing Approach May Be Visible Over Central Ga.

The shuttle will appear very similar to a meteor as it flies across the sky approximately 20º above the horizon from its highest point. ...

Deserts are ideal to find meteorites
National - Loveday Morris - 18 Apr 2010
One of 26 chrondite meteorites in Abu Dhabi early last year. Scientists believe that other samples might have been removed by ... found during a two-week search in...

UW researchers study meteor fragment

Daily Cardinal
UW-Madison researchers are currently studying what they believe to be a fragment of the meteor that passed over the Midwest last week. The meteor, which was ...

Meteorite hunters flock to southwest Wisconsin

When Ruben Garcia saw video of the meteorite that streaked across the Wisconsin sky on Wednesday night, it might as well have been the bat signal. ...

Oldest Martian Meteorite Not as Old as Thought
Wired News Sun, 18 Apr 2010 11:09 AM PDT
The oldest Martian meteorite on Earth -- the famous Allan Hills meteorite, which was once thought to contain evidence of ancient life on the Red Planet -- received a new, more recent birth date, courtesy of University of Houston scientists.

Hoffman Estates man wonders if 'funny-looking rock' is meteorite
Daily Herald Sun, 18 Apr 2010 10:11 AM PDT
The flash of light and the "thud" noise outside David Graves' Hoffman Estates home Wednesday night seemed odd but innocent enough.

Meteorite hunters flock to southwest Wisconsin
WXOW 19 La Crosse Sat, 17 Apr 2010 20:59 PM PDT
LIVINGSTON, Wisconsin (WKOW) - "It's not like anything you have here on earth. They're very heavy and very magnetic."...

UW-Madison professor looking for meteor pieces
The Journal Times Sat, 17 Apr 2010 20:52 PM PDT
The appearance of a meteorite over southern Wisconsin onWednesday night excited a lot of conversation and now University ofWisconsin-Madison scientists are asking for help in tracking downpieces of the fallen rock....

Searching for Meteorites in Wisconsin
12 FOX Mankato Sat, 17 Apr 2010 17:31 PM PDT
Meteorite hunters are on the lookout in Wisconsin... After a national weath read more...

Meteorite hunters look for 'treasure' in Wisconsin
Chicago Tribune Sat, 17 Apr 2010 17:31 PM PDT
LIVINGSTON, WISC. -- Treasure hunters took to the fields at sunrise Saturday, canvassing miles of open farmland in southwestern Wisconsin for fragments of a meteorite that crashed Wednesday night.

Fireball Lights Up The Sky From Missouri To Minnesota

MOXNews.com April 15, 2010 CNN ... Fireball Lights Up The Sky From Missouri To Minnesota meteor wisconsin ...

Slashdot Science Story | Meteor Spotted Yesterday Over Midwestern ...

the1337g33k writes "The National Weather Service is reporting that a fireball that many people witnessed last night is a meteor that entered the atmosphere ...
Meteor streaks across the region's sky | StarTribune.com

A fiery ball of light witnessed by thousands as it swept over the Upper Midwest on Wednesday night was almost certainly a large meteor that probably left a ...

Scientists Find Potential

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin are examining a possible fragment from a meteor that was visible from Wisconsin to Iowa. It weighs about ...

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