22 January 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21/22JAN2015

Magnetic fields of tetrataenite particles in pallasites shed light on earth's magnetic core
The researchers' magnetic measurements, supported by computer simulations, demonstrate that the magnetic fields of these asteroids were created by compositional, rather than thermal, convection - meaning that the field was long-lasting, intense ...

Expert explains strange fireball flying over Houston area
A slow moving meteor can make one full swing around the world before crashing or disintegrating. The fireball Sterling captures is similar to the one ... This was NOT a meteor, it was an aircraft contrail.

U of C hunting for 'rare rock' after fireball flies over Rockies
Calgary Herald
Judging by the high altitude at which the meteor was first spotted and where it fragmented, it appears to be a weak type of asteroid, producing ...

Meteorite re-lands in the Verde Valley
Sedona Red Rock News - 3 hours
The Best Western Arroyo Roble Hotel, which stands at the northern end of Uptown, is a familiar feature to residents and one of the last ...

Meteorite is 'hard drive' from space
BBC News - 4 hours
Researchers have decoded ancient recordings from fragments of an asteroid dating back billions of years to the start of the Solar System.

Messages from space -- hidden magnetic messages uncovered
EurekAlert! - 5 hours
( Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie ) Geologists from the University of Cambridge uncover hidden magnetic messages from ...

Researchers find levels of nitrogen in meteorites similar to levels in Earth's atmosphere
PhysOrg - 9 hours
(Phys.org)—A trio of researchers in Germany has found levels of nitrogen in carlsbergite in two meteorite samples match levels found in the ...

An instrument that can reveal age of planetary materials
IANS via Yahoo Maktoob News - 18 hours 
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed an instrument that is not only capable of dating rocks but can be miniaturised for ...

Dubliner captures rare fireball meteor off the coast of Dalkey (PHOTOS)
Extremely unusual photo captures bright meteor just miles away from earth screaming towards ground. It's dreamy too! Photo by: ...

2015 Aussie sky guide
ABC Science Online
A lunar eclipse, planetary encounters, comets and meteor showers top Ian Musgrave's list of what to see in the sky this year. By Ian Musgrave...

UFO Sightings in Tampa Bay Lead to Air Force Investigations
The weather service claimed it was a meteor. Ten members of the 307th Bombardment Wing stationed at MacDill Air Force base disagreed. The Air ...

PRECIOUS: Students enthralled by 4.6 billion-year-old moon rock
Lancashire Telegraph - 12 hours
MAN may have landed on the moon in 1969 but the moon landed in Chorley for the first time this week.

Study shows how planetary building blocks evolved from porous to hard objects
EurekAlert! - 9 hours
( University of Chicago ) Thinking small has enabled an international team of scientists to gain new insight into the evolution of planetary ...

Technique reveals age of planetary materials
EurekAlert! - 6 hours
( Wiley ) The key to understanding the geologic history of the Solar System is knowing the ages of planetary rocks. Researchers have ...

Thetford Night Lights Unexplained
Valley News - 18 hours
Thetford — It’s the mystery of the weird lights in the sky. And while theories abound to describe exactly what the heck was going on up there ...

NH RI Meteor 19JAN2015
Initial Meteor Sighting Reports- 19JAN2015 April Jensen Pawtucket, RI,USA 22:30 p.m. approx 5 -8 seconds southwest blue/turquoise moon no. it was ...

September 2014 Report from the IMO Video Meteor Network
IMO Video Meteor Network Homepage
money, but at least for meteor observation we now supplied the evidence. ... profile of the alpha Aurigids, averaged over IMO Video Meteor Network.

2015 The SECOND Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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