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30 December 2009

29DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

asahi.com(朝日新聞社):南極観測の地学調査隊、隕石調査へ出発 ...
michio_mukui says: 【科学】 南極観測の地学調査隊、隕石調査へ出発 (朝日新聞): 【南極・クラウン湾=中山由美】51次南極観測隊の地学調査隊は28日、セールロンダ ...

Australian astronomer finds crater from ancient stories, Google maps
iTWire
... used ancient folklore from an Australian Aboriginal people and modern Google maps to locate a meteorite crater in central Australia. ...

MEET THE METEOR MAN
Hamilton Spectator Mon, 28 Dec 2009 01:36 AM PST
(Dec 28, 2009) - A professional meteorite hunter from Portland, Ore., is about to put a piece of the famed Grimsby space rock up for sale on the Internet....



Australia's Aborigines may have been the world's first astronomers
New Kerala Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:51 AM PST
Sydney, December 28 : An astronomer from Sydney took inspiration from an aboriginal story about a star crashing to earth with a noise like thunder, to discover an ancient meteorite crater in central Australia, taking the help of Google Earth, a finding that leads to the suggestion that the Aborigines may have been the world's first astronomers....

Google dreaming locates hidden crater
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:04 AM PST
A Sydney-based astronomer has used ancient culture and modern technology to identify a meteorite crater in central Australia....

Google, Dreaming lead to ancient crater
The Age Sun, 27 Dec 2009 20:13 PM PST
Aboriginal Dreaming story about a star crashing to earth with a noise like thunder leads to discovery of an ancient meteorite crater in central Australia. ...

Blue moon sees in the new year
Lismore Northern Star
To top it off, nature's light show will continue into the New Year with the Quadrantid meteor shower that can be seen around the world from January 3 to 5 ...

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