04 December 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 04DEC2014

NASA to Hold Dec. 8 Media Telecon on Mars Rover Curiosity
NASA will host a media teleconference at 9 a.m. PST (noon EST) Monday, Dec. 8, to discuss geological observations made by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. ...

The time to tackle killer asteroids is NOW, warn scientists: Leading experts call for urgent action to ...
Daily Mail
Most notably, in February 2013 more than 1,600 people were injured when a meteor exploded near the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia, the largest ..

Japanese team in Atlantic logs first sighting of Phoenicids meteorshower in 58 years
The Japan Times
A team of Japanese experts observed what they identified as the Phoenicids meteorshower over the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in 58 years since ...

Meteorite - December's Geminid meteor shower
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
December's Geminid meteor shower promises to be great hamiltonnews.com. By Mario Carr, special to the News. Astronomers say the annual ...

Hayabusa 2 launches on audacious asteroid adventure
by Stephen Clark- Spaceflight Now -December 3, 2014
A Japanese H-2A launcher blasted off from an idyllic island spaceport
Tuesday, dispatching a daring six-year expedition to bring a piece of
an asteroid back to Earth. ...

UK / Eire Meteor 02DEC2014
UK / Ireland Meteor Approx 22000 GMT 02DEC2014 Check your security cameras! Please file your meteor sightings for this event or others HERE-

Meteorite From Mars Might Show Signs Of Lifeforms
YouTube ⋅ 01:04
A meteorite that impacted Earth in 2011 might contain signs of biological life that existed on Mars. A meteorite that impacted Earth in 2011 might ...

Geminid meteor shower 13th -14th Dec 2014
Exeter Observatory
This year the Geminid meteor shower occur from 13th to 14th December 2013 and will peak on the 14th. The Geminids are a meteor shower caused ...

Spectacular Geminid meteor shower could be seen in Leicestershire this weekend
Leicester Mercury
The annual spectacular Geminid meteor shower is due to start this weekend - and last for 10 days. Stargazers could witness up to 100 shooting stars ...

The Meteor Mystery Behind Lonar Lake
The crater was formed fifty-two thousand years ago, when a meteor crashed into the earth at an estimated speed of 90,000kmph, weighing 2 million ...

Fireball dashes across upstate New York skies on Wednesday evening
Numerous witness reports were received to the American Meteor Society on Wednesday evening of a bright fireball spotted in the skies over upstate ...

Astronomical Events in December 2014: Full Moon, New Moon, Geminids Meteor Shower And ...
International Business Times AU
A meteor streaks over the northern skies in the early morning during the Perseid meteor shower north of Castaic Lake, California August 12, 2013.

Holiday lights: Spectacular shooting stars and much more
Arizona Daily Star
The Leonid Meteor shower, which comes from the Comet Tempel-Tuttle, covered the sky early Sunday morning,Sunday November 18th 2001 in ...

Meteor surprises many in Delaware
The News Journal
A bright and rapid visitor treated many in New Castle County to a surprise Wednesday night. By 9:53 p.m., the American MeteorSociety, a nonprofit ...

Geminids Meteor Shower: Where and when to see it in the North East
They added: “The Geminids is different to other meteor showers as Geminid meteors originate from an asteroid, as opposed to a comet, meaning they ...

What's Up In The Sky This Month in Owatonna
The Geminid meteor shower peaks on the night of Dec. 13 and the morning of December 14. Meteors can be seen starting once the sky gets ...

Life On Mars: Meteorite Contains Traces Of Organic Matter, Scientists Say
The Inquisitr
Most interestingly, some of the carbon grains inside the Martianmeteor had hardened into diamond, a process that could not have occurred under ...

Fireball reported over Valley skies
Mike Hankey, an amateur astronomer, meteor observer and volunteer for the American Meteor Society, reports more than 100 sightings during a one ...

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

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