28 August 2010

Meteor/Meteorite News 28AUG2010

Science & Environment
BBC Radio 1 Fri, 27 Aug 2010 13:38 PM PDT
The dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago by at least two meteorite impacts, rather than a single strike, a new study suggests. Previously, scientists had identified a huge impact crater in the Gulf of Mexico as the event that spelled doom for the dinosaurs.

One of a kind meteorite puts New Deal, Texas on galactic map
NEW DEAL, TX (KCBD) - After a mysterious rock is found in New Deal, a family makes the rare discovery that it is a meteorite. ... [story includes video]

El Universal (México) - ‎8 時間前‎
Pudiera ser que el enorme meteorito halla tenido qué ver con la ruptura del continente Gondwana, creando o acelarando la falla tectónica que entonces empujó ...

Weird Oblong Crater Deepens Mars Mystery
Wired News - Lisa Grossman - 17 hours ago
I learned this at the Meteor Crater in Arizona. They were originally looking for the meteor in the dead center of the crater since they figured that's how ...

Frightening Ride Along I-25 For Arizona Tourist

cbs4denver.com - 12 hours ago
"When it first hit, I though a meteor dropped out of the sky." Steinle called the Colorado State Patrol as she assessed the damage and discovered a wrench ...

Bad Universe Preview: Will an Asteroid Hit Earth?

Discovery News - Ian O'Neill - 3 hours ago 

"The meteorite that created the Meteor Crater in Arizona was probably only about 50 yards across," he continued, "when you think about it, that wasn't all ...

Double strike 'killed dinosaurs'
BBC News Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:07 AM PDT
The dinosaurs were wiped out by at least two meteorite impacts rather than a single strike, say scientists....

'Double whammy' may have done in dinosaurs
UPI.com 27 (UPI) -- A UK researcher says the theory of a meteor impact killing off dinosaurs needs to be tweaked at bit, suggesting there was not one but many ...

Dedham Police: Argument over meteor shower viewing ends with stabbing
Daily News Transcript
She said the man was supposed to go watch a meteor shower with her but didn't, they argued, she got nervous he was going to get physical, and defended ...

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