29 December 2010

Meteor/Meteorite News 29DEC2010

Largest single fragment of stony meteorite ever found
People's Daily Online
In 1976, a rare large meteorite shower covering 500 square kilometers appeared in Jilin City. The largest meteorite, weighing 1770 kilograms, ...

Berwyn Mountains “UFO” mystery deepens
Daily Post North Wales
One suggested there was a combination of events, a meteor shower combined with an earthquake – the epicentre of which was at Bala Lake – and misperception ...

Meteorite Hunting Secrets Revealed by 'Meteorite Men' Star
ContributorNetwork via Yahoo! News Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:04 AM PST
This is the third article based on my exclusive interview with Steve Arnold, one of the two co-stars of the Science Channel TV show "Meteorite Men." Read the first, "Meteorite Men Star Clears Up Misconceptions about Meteors", here. The second, "Meteorite Men Star Builds Career from Space Rocks," is here. ...

Boom, flash mystifies Troy on Christmas
The Western News
Steve Sigler, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Missoula, said it is possible Troy witnessed its own personal Christmas meteor...

39th Annual Flagg Gem and Mineral Show
This is also the first year that ASU's Center for Meteorite Studies will participate with a “meteorite dig” activity in which visitors can collect fragments ...

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