15 November 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15NOV2014

Watch the Leonid Meteor Shower for a Weekend Spectacle
National Geographic
Like other meteor showers, the Leonids happen when Earth plows through a trail of debris left in the wake of a comet orbiting the sun, in this case ...

Leonid meteor shower peaks early Tuesday morning
Baltimore Sun (blog)
The Leonid meteor shower will be at its most active late Sunday night into early Monday morning, but it's not expected to be a good time to watch from ...

Leonid meteor shower best views before dawn November 17, 2014
A "streaky" meteor shower will be at its best before dawn on Monday, November 17, according to the editors of StarDate magazine. Unfortunately, this ...

BBC Local Live: Derbyshire
BBC News
This morning I'm with a group of amateur astronomers from Derbyshire who are hoping for a spectacular view of the Leonidsmeteor shower this ...

Meteorite Bears Evidence of Magnetic Fields in Early Solar System
Scientific American - 9 hours
New research shows that magnetic fields played a role in the solar system's formation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Diamonds Found In El Dorado County Meteorite
CBS Sacramento - 2 hours
Diamonds are now a scientist’s best friend.

Could there be organic matter on Mars?
Fox News - 7 hours
The origins of organic matter found by Mars lander missions have long been debated, but a new study suggests a way to find out whether these ...

Here's how our solar system may have evolved
ANI via Yahoo! India News - 16 hours
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study explored the measurements of magnetic fields trapped in grains within a primitive meteorite that gave ...

Glenvar library to host special viewing program for Leonid meteorshower Nov. 17
Roanoke Times
The Leonid meteor shower takes place every November, as the earth moves through space. This year, the peak night of the shower is expected from ...

Amateur astronomer on the hunt for Soyuz rocket debris that streaked across Australian skies in July
Sydney Morning Herald
The object, which many thought was a meteor, was the "third stage" of the Soyuz rocket, used on July 8 to launch Russia's second Meteor-M weather ...

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

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