07 November 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07NOV2012

Rock in Japan tells of Canada meteor impact 200 million years ago
Asahi Shimbun
Scientists working in Japan have discovered traces of a giant meteor impact that left a 100-kilometer crater in Canada more than 200 million years ago. A team of researchers led by Tetsuji Onoue, an assistant professor of geology at Kagoshima ...

Claim of stolen meteorite worth $12 million goes to Yukon Appeal Court
Hamilton Spectator
WHITEHORSE A decade-long court fight over allegations of a stolen meteorite that was growing a life form is now in the hands of the Yukon Court of Appeal. Daniel Sabo is suing the federal government, staff members with the Geological Survey of Canada ...

Decade-long disagreement over meteorite back in court
Whitehorse Star Daily Tue, 06 Nov 2012 14:36 PM PST
A more than 10-year battle Daniel Sabo has had with the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) continued Monday in the Yukon Court of Appeal.

Video: Meteor caught on video surveillance
Vancouver Sun
Video: Meteor caught on video surveillance. Vancouver Sun November 6, 2012 12:08 PM. Tweet. Comment. 0. Story; Video ( 1 ). On Monday morning a fireball was spotted streaking across the Calgary sky. On Monday morning a fireball was spotted streaking ...

EEK! Watch Out For Incoming Asteroids
Even simpler is the fact that the spaceships, fireballs, comets, and space garbage are nothing more that words on the screen. For example, instead of your spaceship looking like a rocket or plane, it looks like the word “spaceship.” As fireballs fly ...

Bay Area Fireball, Oct. 17, 2012 | International Space Fellowship
As if to herald the the Orionids, a yearly meteor shower caused by the Earth traveling through the dust and debris left behind by Halley's Comet, a dramatic ...

Fireworks from the Taurids meteor shower
Astronomy Now Online
The Taurids light up the sky all month, with the first peak on 5 November becoming lost amongst the bonfire festivities. The second peak arrives on 12 November. AN graphic by Greg Smye-Rumsby. The Taurids meteor shower is active this month with a ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06NOV2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
Searchers organized by NASA combed the area Wednesday and found nothing that "screamed meteorite," according to NASA meteor expert Dr. Bill Cooke Wednesday night, but they did return with specimens. A meteor Cooke described ...
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2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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