19 June 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19JUN2014

Quasicrystal Meteorite Exposes Novel Processes in Early Solar System
Scientific American
Valery Kryachko, the Russian mineralogist who found the only known specimens of khatyrkite while panning for platinum at the Listvenitovyi stream in ...

Our planet's most abundant mineral now has a name
Thanks to the work of two scientists, naturally occurring silicate perovskite has been found in a meteorite, making it eligible for a formal mineral name.

Field Museum to add 'Mona Lisa of meteorites' to permanent collection
Chicago Sun-Times
The meteorites, called “L chondrites” by scientists, each came from the same asteroid; it was about 100 kilometers — about 63 miles — in diameter ...

Footprints of Fayette
The Schulenburg Sticker
After years of watching the Science Channel show, “Meteorite Men,” I was excited to find the July 2008 Footprints of Fayette article about the Fayette ... Round Top Meteorite

Earth Impact: Are Comets a Bigger Danger Than Asteroids?
By Mike Wall- Space.com - June 18, 2014
Discussions about "death from above" scenarios usually center on asteroids,
but a comet impact could be far more devastating than a space rock strike.
Near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) have Earth-like ...

Source of mystery Auckland bangs sought
A meteor strike was also discounted as the source of the bangs. Jolly said they had calls from civil defence as well as dozens of Facebook posts from ...

Rare Fossil Meteorites To Go On Display At Field Museum
CBS Local
Dr. Philipp Heck, a Field Museum meteorite expert and the Associate Curator of Meteoritics and Polar Studies, gave the media a sneak preview on ...

Burrito bonds, meteor bonds: 8 crazy bond issues
Here are eight debt securities that capture the imagination — including a bond that bets against another meteor strike, like the one shown at left that hit ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18JUN2014
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News - Blogger
BRAMON - Brazilian Meteor Observation Network A "chuva" de bólidos desta madrugada, três bólidos de radiantes aparentemente distintos em .

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

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