12 July 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 12JUL2013

Meteor Activity Outlook for July 6-12, 2013 | American Meteor Society
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near three as seen from the northern hemisphere and four as seen from south of the ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10JUL2013
Robert Massey, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Royal Astronomical Society, said that sightings were consistent with that of a meteor - a larger than average ...

400 Million Year Old Impact Crater Sits Below Iowa Town
A meteor from 470-million-years-ago lies buried several hundred feet beneath the town of Decorah, Iowa, according to an airborne geophysical survey reported in EARTH Magazine. Geologists first hypothesized the crater's existence while examining ...

Rock found by MN farmer is confirmed meteorite ...
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A Sibley County farmer has confirmed that a rock he found two years ago is a rare meteorite.

NASA: Our solar system has a tail!
GREENBELT, Md. (NASA GODDARD) – It has long been assumed that our solar system, like a comet, has a tail. Just as any object moving through another medium – for example, a meteortraveling through Earth's atmosphere – causes the particles to form a ...

Upcoming Educator Workshop Compares Mars and Earth
Imagine Mars! Workshop
Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Target audience: Formal and informal educators for grades 3-8
Location: NASA/JPL Educator Resource Center, Pomona, Calif.
Overview: This standards-based workshop will focus on the similarities and differences in Mars' and Earth's geology. Compare and contrast Earth and Mars images to discover how landscapes evolved. Learn how to make the traditional baking soda and vinegar volcano activity into a geologic and mathematical gold mine! Learn how and why we explore Mars. Engage your students in present and future missions to Mars. This workshop will be restricted to 25 participants so register early
Please call 909-397-4420 to reserve your spot. For more information and directions, visit:http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/index.cfm?page=115

2013 THE Year of Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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