07 March 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07MAR2014

Fireball explodes over Yellowknife, witness says it turned night sky blue
CTV News
MONTREAL -- A fireball exploded and lit up the skies over Yellowknife early Thursday morning, but was not believed to have caused any damage.

Massive Fireball Explodes Over Yellowknife (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post Canada
This is how bright fireball was by comparing with very bright hi-beam of a vehicle drove by 5 min earlier. @NASA pic.twitter.com/ZL9dYuXKLQ.

Meteor Hits New Mexico (Or At Least The Air Above It) (VIDEO)
Huffington Post UK
Local man Thomas Ashcraft captured the fireball with an automated camera, and caught the sound of the strike with a forward-scatter meteor radar.

Chelyabinsk meteor to help develop nanotechnology
The Voice of Russia
The Chelyabinsk meteor is full of mysteries. Scientists from Nizhny Novgorod have found natural magnesium-iron nanocrystals while studying the ...

Asteroid Mysteriously Breaks Up In Space As Baffled Astronomers Gape In WonderThe Huffington Post UK - 1 minute
Astronomers have watched baffled as a mysterious force breaks up an asteroid in deep space. Asteroid P/2013 R3, which is located in the Solar ...

Space-for-All at HobbySpace » Meteor watching: Bright fireball seen over New Mexico
An entry at Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News reports on a big fireball over New Mexico. They are looking for security camera and cell phone ...

Meteorites on Earth May Be From Ancient Crater on Mars, Study Says
National Geographic
A crater on Mars appears to be the source of a type of meteorite widely found on Earth, scientists from the University of Oslo in Norway reported ...

Out-of-this-world way for pupils to finish topic
Canterbury Times
Mrs Burkitt added: "There was a lot of smiles and also a lot of mess – but it taught them the difference in size between a meteorite and an asteroid.".

Meteor Fireball lights up NM sky
The streak across the sky has been classified as a Meteor Fireball. The classification is often determined by how bright it appears. In this case it was ...

Fireball explodes over Yellowknife, turning night sky blue
Vancouver Sun
The exploding meteor was described as being so bright that it turned the night sky blue. Peter Brown, a physics professor at Western University in ...

Meteor Fireball lights up NM sky
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – There was fire in the sky last night following by a huge boom. It happened last night about 11:45 and it was captured by the ...

BRAMON - Brazilian Meteor Observation Network - Meteoro - YouTube
youtube.com ⋅ 00:25
Captura de meteoro pela estação Batatais da Rede Brasileira de Observação de Meteoros.

Small Asteroid Will Pass Earth Safely on Thursday
Jet Propulsion Laboratory -March 06, 2014
An asteroid about 25 feet (8 meters) across will safely pass Earth at
about 1:21 p.m. PST (4:21 p.m. EST) today, March 6, approaching us six
times closer than the moon. ...

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NASA Meteor Experts Host Reddit 'Ask Me Anything' @ 2pm ET Today
Three of NASA's top meteor and fireball experts will answer questions from the public about the science behind space rocks from the sky today in a ...

Hubble witnesses an asteroid mysteriously disintegrating
6 March 2014
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has photographed the never-before-seen
break-up of an asteroid, which has fragmented into as many as ten smaller pieces. Although fragile comet nuclei have been seen to fall apart as they approach the Sun, nothing like the breakup of this asteroid, P/2013 R3 ...

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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