19 September 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19SEP2012

Morasko Craters Panoramas
...photo panoramas of three largest Morasko impact craters.by Marcin Cimala....(more)

Naysayers of Clovis-age Meteor-Impact Ignored Key Protocols
Laboratory Equipment
An interdisciplinary team of scientists from seven U.S. institutions says a disregard of three critical protocols, including sorting samples by size, explains why a group challenging the theory of a North American meteor-impact event some 12,900 years ...

Massive Diamond-Filled Meteor Crater Worth 'Trillions' Of Pounds Found In ...
Huffington Post UK
A massive field of diamonds worth trillions of pounds has been discovered underneath a meteorite crater in Russia, scientists have announced. The industrial-quality diamonds have the potential to revolutionise the tech and manufacturing industry - if ...

Did a Pacific Ocean meteor trigger the Ice Age
(Phys.org)—When a huge meteor collided with Earth about 2.5 million years ago in the southern Pacific Ocean it not only likely generated a massive tsunami ...

Russia Reveals It Has Massive Diamond Field
The Epoch Times Tue, 18 Sep 2012 16:02 PM PDT
Russia revealed that in the 1970s, the country discovered a gigantic diamond field underneath a meteorite crater in Siberia that is thought to contain trillions of carats.

Russia says it's found huge diamond deposit in crater
Brisbane Times Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:26 PM PDT
Russian scientists are claiming that a gigantic deposit of industrial diamonds found in a huge Siberian meteorite crater during Soviet times could revolutionise industry.

Meteorite crater diamonds could revolutionise industry
3news Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:13 PM PDT
Russian scientists claim a gigantic deposit of diamonds found in ameteorite crater could revolutionise industry.

It's the biggest moon rock ever auctioned
MSNBC Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:14 PM PDT
If you have some serious cash lying around, a chunk of the moon could be yours. A piece of lunar meteorite is on sale at auction, and experts estimate the final price will tally at least $340,000. The rock, called Dar al Gani 1058, is the largest piece of the moon ever to be auctioned.

Wham! How Russia's Trove of 'Impact Diamonds' Was Created
LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:03 PM PDT
A flashy claim from Russian scientists, that a Siberian meteorite crater holds "trillions of carats" of diamonds, may be far-fetched but it's not outside the realm of scientific possibility.

Largest Moon Rock Ever Auctioned Could Fetch $380,000
SPACE.com Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:02 PM PDT
A lunar meteorite that fell to Earth is now on sale to the highest bidder.

Diamond field with trillions of carats found in Siberia
Daily Telegraph Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:38 AM PDT
A diamond field containing trillions of carats has been discovered hidden under a giant meteorite crater in Siberia, Russian scientists have disclosed.

Secret Diamond Crater Revealed By Russia
Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:32 AM PDT
Russian scientists have revealed that they kept secret a huge deposit of diamonds beneath a gigantic meteorite crater in Siberia for decades.They claim that the 60-mile wide Popigai crater in eastern Siberia ...

Russia boasts of huge diamond field
MSNBC Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:14 AM PDT
Russian scientists are claiming that a gigantic deposit of industrial diamonds found in a huge Siberian meteorite crater during Soviet times could revolutionize industry.

Starting and finishing with a bang: Did a giant meteorite KICKSTART the age of the dinosaurs?
Daily Mail Tue, 18 Sep 2012 09:44 AM PDT
Paleontologist Paul Olsen and geologist Dennis Kent of Columbia University have been exploring this theory and looking for evidence that an asteroid did strike the Earth, causing the Triassic-Jurassic extinction.

Huge diamond field discovered in Russian meteorite crater
New York Daily News
A gigantic deposit of industrial diamonds found in a huge Siberian meteorite crater could revolutionize industry, Russian scientists say. The Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences said the Popigai crater in eastern Siberia contains “many ...

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