23 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23AUG2013

The 'violent whizz' of the rock that fell to earth... in Possil
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013 03:23 AM PDT
Forget David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars - this is Glasgow's very own 'space oddity'. It may be hard to believe but more than 200 years ago, the High Possil area of Glasgow was hit by a meteorite.
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'Space beads' push back origins of iron working
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013 09:01 AM PDT
Ancient Egyptians heated and hammered meteorite metal into ornaments
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Ancient Egyptians Made Iron Jewelry From Pieces of Meteorite, Archaeologists Say
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013 03:01 AM PDT
fangmcgee writes "Researchers at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology at University College London have found that a collection of ancient jewelry is out of this world. The 5,000-year-old Egyptian beads, previously thought to be made from iron from Earth have been found to be made from hammered pieces of...
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Main mass of raremeteorite preserved for research
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013 03:21 PM PDT
DAVIS — The main mass of a rare meteorite that exploded over California’s Sierra foothills in April 2012 will be preserved for current and future scientific discoveries, thanks to the collaborative efforts of five U.S. academic institutions.
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NASA Prepares for First Virginia Coast Launch to Moon - LADEE Mission
In an attempt to answer prevailing questions about our moon, NASA is making
final preparations to launch a probe at 11:27 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 6, from
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. ...

Russian Meteor Blast Created Stratospheric Dust Cloud August 23 ...
Earthweek - A Diary of the Planet
The dust plume created by Russia's Chelyabinsk meteor blast circled the world ...The meteor explosion that caused extensive damage around the Russian city ...

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

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