19 June 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19JUN2015

Dottie Smith: Meteor strikes Shasta County in 1869, but never found
Redding Record Searchlight
SHASTA COUNTY, California - On Feb. 5, 1869, the skies of western Shasta County were lit up by a bright, yellow glow followed by a great streak of ...

Scientific American - 6 hours
Indigenous methane appears to exist in Martian rocks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Methane found in Martian meteorites on Earth
Mashable - 17 hours
A group of scientists have cracked open six meteorites and found an element that might help them in the search for life on Mars. Researchers ...

Smithsonian Renovations and New Projects
Kansas City InfoZine - 11 hours
By Sarah Fulton - The first artificial heart sat just feet away Wednesday while a House committee discussed up to $500 million in renovations ...

Comet Dust Particles Rise a Dense Dust Cloud Around the Moon
The Utah People's Post
Astronomers attest the phenomenon is boosted in density whenmeteor showers happen to spew spit shooting stars in its vicinity. Mihaly Horanyi, a ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for June 20-26, 2015
American Meteor Society
This upcoming weekend the waxing crescent moon will set during the late evening hours and will not interfere with meteor observing during the more ...

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

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