22 December 2011

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22DEC2011

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15DEC2011
Astronomers from The University of Western Ontario have released footage of a meteor, which was captured by its highly advanced video surveillance system, ...

Survey finds not all meteors the same
ABC Science OnlineBut meteor radars consistently see the sky filled with rapidly speeding meteors flying too fast to survive. Nesvorny and colleagues found the inconsistency was caused by some meteor radars not being able to see the slower, smaller meteors, instead only ...

Lambertville, MI man hit by meteor
By Rob Wiercinski - bio | email TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Mike Malone says he considers himself to be a lucky man, and on Tuesday he says he had a close encounter with outer space while he was in his pick-up truck. The Lambertville, Michigan man says he was ...

[1112.4372] Estimating meteor rates using Bayesian inference
Abstract: A method for estimating the true 
meteor rate \lambda\ from a small number of observed meteors n is derived. We employ Bayesian inference with a ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: The Latest Worldwide ...By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
“To reconcile things, we improved our model to predict meteor rates and took into account how radars are able to see meteors. And things worked!” The new model showed that radars are nearly blind to slow meteors, but pick up just the right ...
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