25 July 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25JUL2013

Some Sochi Olympic medals will containmeteorite fragments
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 03:21 PM PDT
If Canadian racer Jon Montgomery, gold medalist in men's skeleton at the Vancouver Olympics, repeats as champion at next year's Sochi Olympics, he will take home a unique type of medal.
Continue reading

Some Olympic medals will come from outer spacenwitimes.com
15, 2013, a meteor entered Russian air space and crashed into Chelyabinsk. Nearly ... It left behind a reminder of its impact with pieces of meteor sprinkled over ...

Explore an Interactive Map of Every Meteorite Seen in the Past Century
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 02:38 PM PDT
As long as you're not in the immediate landing path,meteorites are really fascinating. Over the past century, The Meteoritical Society has confirmed 606 eyewitnessed meteoritelandings around the world. Designer Sebastian Sadowski maps them all out in a great interactive infographic that's tons...
Continue reading

Pieces of the Chelyabinskmeteorite land in When the Sky Falls gallery at U of A's Enterprise Square Museum
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 12:35 PM PDT
Pieces of the Chelyabinskmeteorite, whose unexpected impact in February shattered windows and injured people in the Russian town for which its named, will be on display at the U of A’s Enterprise Square Gallery. This is the first time has been shown in Canada.
Continue reading

Research team solves Martian meteorite age puzzle
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 11:35 AM PDT
By directing energy beams at tiny crystals found in a Martianmeteorite, a Western University-led team of geologists has proved that the most common group of meteoritesfrom Mars is almost 4 billion years younger than many scientists had believed – resolving a long-standing puzzle in Martian sci...
Continue reading

News in Brief: Marsmeteorite reveals its age
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 11:19 AM PDT
Long difficult to estimate, date of space rocks' formation emerges with new technique
Continue reading

Nelson woman wants help learning about meteorite
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 11:15 AM PDT
A Nelson woman is looking for help in trying to identify some of the elements in what she says is a chunk of meteor.
Continue reading

Western-led 'international beam team' solves Martianmeteorite age puzzle
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 11:08 AM PDT
( University of Western Ontario ) By directing energy beams at tiny crystals found in a Martianmeteorite, a Western University-led team of geologists has proved that the most common group of meteoritesfrom Mars is almost four billion years younger than many scientists had believed -- resolving...
Continue reading

Mars meteorite offers clues to planet’s formation, ROM study reveals
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 11:01 AM PDT
New research on a Martianmeteorite at the ROM suggests the Red Planet may have been spewing lava and forming rocks until much more recently than previously thought. The findings of the study, which will be published in Nature , have resolved a long-standing debate in the scientific community surroundi...
Continue reading

Artist Wants to Launch Meteorite ...
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013 11:40 AM PDT
An artist working with a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite wants to send it back to space
.Continue reading

Backyard Universe: Meteors to fly in AugustFayetteville Observer
Looking ahead to the annual Perseid meteor shower next month, sky ... But there's another life cycle I'm looking at heading to this year's Perseid meteor shower.

Your Guide to the Night Sky in August – with North Staffordshire ...This is Staffordshire
THE Perseids – the most prolific meteor shower to grace northern hemisphere ... Occasionally, though, a large enough meteor can survive and impact the Earth's ...

Comet ISON Won't Hit Earth, But a Meteor Shower Might Be in Store ...
By Big Think Editors
The astronomy video blogger Tony Darnell explains why conspiracy theories about COMET ISON are nonsense, but that a meteor shower might be expected in 2014.

Meteor Strike: Can We Spot The Next Big Asteroid in Time? | Lights ...
By J. P. Major
The February 15, 2013 meteor over Chelyabinsk was the largest object to burst in the atmosphere since the Tunguska event of 1908, which was also in Siberia and left few eyewitnesses or clues. But this time the event was captured by digital ...

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

No comments: