17 December 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17DEC2014

Geminid Fireball over Mount Balang
Astronomy Picture of the Day - NASA
Astronomy Picture of the Day. Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief ...

Meteor shower lights up China skies
CHINA (NBC) - Some spectacular time-lapse video of a meteorshower was taken in China. The Geminids meteor shower lit up the skies over ...

Meteorite study a boost for Mars One mission
Albuquerque Journal - 16 hours
Once upon a time, a very long time ago, a rogue asteroid slammed into the fourth planet from the sun ...
NASA rover finds methane, organic chemicals on Mars
CBC via Yahoo Canada News - 3 hours
Scientists using instruments aboard the Curiosity rover on Mars have found carbon-containing compounds in rock samples and methane in the ...

Astronomical Institute asks public for help in locating piece of crashed meteor
Radio Prague - 9 hours
The Astronomical Institute of the Czech Republic has asked members of the public for help in looking for parts of a meteor, classified as a ...

Curiosity rover detects Martian methane burps
New Scientist - 5 hours
NASA's Mars rover has sniffed out short-lived bursts of methane, but whether it's Martian life or just a geological by-product is still ...

NASA, JAXA reach asteroid sample-sharing agreement
by Stephen Clark- Spaceflight Now - December 15, 2014
Scientists from the United States and Japan plan to share asteroid specimens
from the OSIRIS-REx and Hayabusa 2 sample return missions under an agreement
signed by NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15DEC2014
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
The Geminid meteor shower is seen while the moon rises late on December 13, 2014 above Skopje, Macedonia. There are three major meteor .

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خروج الشمس من مغربها بسبب نيزك يضرب الارض فيغير اتجاه دورانها منتديات ... نيزك وكويكب سيضرب في وسط العالم في الجزيرة العربية في أحد بلدان ...

Geminids meteor shower lights up skies in China
USA Today
The Geminids meteor shower lights up the skies over the Changbai Mountains in northeast China. Video provided by AFP.

Is This a Meteor?
Slate Magazine (blog)
So in my post about the Geminid meteor shower yesterday, I said that I didn't catch a single Geminid in my photos, and that's true. But going over them ...

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

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