03 March 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 03MAR2013

Meteor blast a wake up call on NASA funding — MSNBC
The Daily Rundown's Chuck Todd takes a “deep dive” look into the meteorthat hit Russia and why ...

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Russian meteor was a command performance from the cosmos ...
No matter how “tucked away in some forgotten corner” of the universe we are, as said the late astronomer Carl Sagan, the universe still finds us. Anyone in ...

Russian scientists recover meteor fragments - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: MOSCOW (AP) — Scientists have found more than 50 tiny fragments of ameteor that exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains, and ...

APOD: 2013 February 23 - Chelyabinsk Meteor Flash
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Scientists discover Russian meteor fragments: Report - Times Of India
MOSCOW: Scientists have discovered fragments of the meteor that spectacularly plunged over Russia's Ural Mountains creating a shockwave that injured 1200 ...

Carthage businessman recounts seeing Chinese 'meteor'
Longview News-Journal
CARTHAGE — A Carthage businessman witnessed the re-entry of a Chinese rocket over the East Texas sky Wednesday morning when he was on his way to work. He thought it was a meteor and told everyone he saw of the amazing display. But when he ...

Letter: Meteor foretells end times?
A meteor explodes over Russia, injuring 1,000; the same day a larger meteor barely misses the earth. Two weeks earlier an 8.0 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands. Meanwhile, Iran and North

Queen's astronomer's meteor insight
Belfast Newsletter
Queen's astronomer's meteor insight. Published on Saturday 2 March 2013 10:45. A LEADING Queen's astronomer is appearing on the BBC's Horizon programme to explain what is known about the asteroid that hit Russia two weeks ago, injuring more than ...

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Russian city pummeled by space stones wants to be 'Meteor Disneyland'
Recent ideas aim to capitalize on the freak incident, including (ridiculously overpriced) tours, a lake for visitors to dive into and find their own chunks of meteor (highly unlikely), a cosmic fireworks festival (how predictable) and even a "Meteor ...

Astronomers Find Origin of Russia Meteor - VIDEO
Astronomers have traced the origin of the giant meteor that struck a remote region of Russia ...

Russian meteor misidentified by most
MOSCOW, March 1 (UPI) -- Most of the inhabitants of the Russian city under an exploding meteorfailed to identify it for what it was, a poll indicated. While nearly half the residents in Chelyabinsk, hit by fragments from a falling meteorite Feb. 15 ...

Meteor insurance policy?
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Basically No One in Russia Thought That Meteor Was a Meteor
Basically No One in Russia Thought That Meteor Was a Meteor Last month, a giant meteorexploded over Russia. Ground zero was the Ural city of Chelyabinsk, where 1500 people were injured and thousands of buildings were destroyed. About half the city's ...

Visit the town that survived Armageddon: Russian city hit by meteor makes a ...
The Independent
The phrase 'Meteor Disneyland' has been discussed, as have an annual music and fireworks festival, according to The Telegraph, while the city mayor Andrei Orlov has also suggested setting up a diving centre to allow tourists to search underneath an ice...

Fragmenting Fireball Over Texas and Louisiana February 27, 2013 ...
Update 2/27/13 12:56 EST – It looks like the fireball seen from Texas and Louisiana may be the re-entry of a Chinese rocket body launched in 2012.

Russian Meteorite City Feared War, Plane Crash - Poll
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 05:11 AM PST
Just under half of the people in the Russian city hit by fragments from a falling meteorite earlier this month saw the celestial visitor streak across the early morning sky, but only a small number correctly identified it, an opinion poll indicated on Friday.

IN PICS: 18-kg meteorite discovered in Antarctica
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 01:48 AM PST
An international team of scientists has discovered a 18kg meteorite in Antarctica -- the largest in nearly 25 years, which may help unlock the secrets of our solar system.

Scientists Study Fragments of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 12:20 PM PST
By examining its fragments, scientists from Moscow’s Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry studied the composition and origin of the meteorite that hit the Chelyabinsk Region on the morning of February 15. They said meteorites can provide clues as to how the solar system was formed.

Meteor Hits: 20 Meteors That Have Collided With Earth
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 10:33 AM PST
Meteors have survived their passage through the Earth’s atmosphere numerous times throughout history. The recent meteorite that blasted over the populated town of [...]

UFO, plane crash, start of war? Russians thought it all
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 09:17 AM PST
Moscow, Mar 1 : Around half of the people in a Russian city hit by falling fragments from ameteorite saw the celestial visitor streak across the sky, but only a small number correctly identified it, an opinion poll said Friday.

Researchers find giant 18KG meteorite sticking out of the Antarctic ice
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 08:21 AM PST
The 18kg (40-pound) meteorite in eastern Antarctica, is the largest found in the area in 25 years. The Brussels-based team described their find as 'special', and hope it could help explain how the solar system formed.

Big Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 08:15 AM PST
Meteorite hunters at the bottom of the world bagged a rare find this southern summer: a 40-pound (18 kilogram) chunk of extraterrestrial rock.

Large meteorite found in eastern Antarctica
Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 08:13 AM PST
International scientists say they've discovered an 18-kilogram meteorite in eastern Antarctica, the largest found in that area in 25 years.

US scientists seek to prevent another meteor explosion
Christian Science Monitor
The recent Russian meteor event occurred after completion of the newly signed agreement and data on the recent Chelyabinsk event had been released for scientific analysis, SPACE.com has been informed by NASA and the U.S. Air Force. As a result of that ...

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Celestial fireball
The Hindu
Once the Russian meteor entered the atmosphere, a combination of pressure and heat caused it to break apart 19-24 kilometres above the earth producing a fireball that blazed across the sky. According to the Russian Geographic Society, the bright flare ...

Russians Hunt For Meteorite Fragments - YouTube
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Thousands of Russians are braving snow and ice to search for meteoritefragments in the ...

Russia Meteor Renews Focus on Asteroid Threats : NPR
A week after a meteor exploded over Russia on the same day that an asteroid swung closely past Earth, experts discuss how the potential threats posed by ...

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Meteor lurked for thousands of years before blasting Russia, experts say
NBCNews.com (blog)
Now that they're worked out the orbital path of the meteor that blew up over Russia last month, scientists are saying that the asteroid behind the blast crossed Earth's orbit regularly for thousands of years. Two weeks ago, it looked as if the 1.1 ...

Scientists Have Figured Out Where That Russian Meteor Came From
The two scientists were even able to chart the Russian meteor's exact path using astronomy software called Naval Observatory Vector Astrometry Software (NOVAS). Overall, the city of Chelyabinsk, where the meteorite supposedly struck an icy lake ...

Scientists reconstruct Russia meteor trajectory
Christian Science Monitor
Relying on videos of the meteor from Chelyabinsk's Revolutionary Square and in the nearby city of Korkino, astronomers Jorge Zuluaga and Ignacio Ferrin at the University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia, triangulated the speed and position of the ...

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