25 February 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25FEB2012

Fireballs light up February skies
Mother Nature Network
comThu, Feb 23 2012 at 5:20 PM EST SKY ON FIRE: A fireball over north Georgia recorded on Feb. 13th by a NASA all-sky camera in Walker County, Georgia. (Photo: NASA) A strange breed of fireball is streaking through the skies this month, ...

For 'meteor' read space station
This is Leicestershire
Regarding Valerie Noakes' letter "Was it a meteor" (Mailbox, February 22), I watched for this object in the sky and have seen it several times and it is almost certainly the ISS (International Space Station) travelling at 4.6 miles per second at a ...

Man claims meteorite find
A man claims to have found the first known meteorites from a fireball that lit up the sky over Saskatchewan and Alberta Tuesday night. A posting on Kijiji shows two roundish and blackened rocks a man says he found on the side of a highway north of ...

Apple patent idea teases 'polished meteorite' keyboard
The applicaiton notes that the key caps could also be made out of wood or stone, and--yes--"polished meteorite." More important than the materials though, is why Apple would use such a design. In one section of the patent, the inventors say it's about ...

Meteorite Causes Water Woes For Iowa Town
KCCI Des Moines
MANSON, Iowa -- The northwest Iowa town of Manson has hit a snag in digging a new water well in a crater left behind by huge meteorite that slammed into Earth 74 million years ago. Mayor Dave George told The Fort Dodge Messenger newspaper that there's ...

Man arrested meteorite heist
ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - University of New Mexico police say there's been an arrest in the theft of ameteorite. Derek Douglas was arrested on suspicion of stealing a meteorite from the MeteoriteMuseum. A meteorite dealer in Missouri contacted police in New ...

Meteorite USA Fall Slow-Motion (HD) - YouTube
25 sec
A meteorite is entry into the atmosphere of the USA and created a bright phenomenon which ...

Peekskill Meteorite Fall Slow-Motion ! (HD) - YouTube

2 min
The Peekskill meteorite broke up over the United States on October 9, 1992, an event ...