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31 December 2009

31DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

China's Antarctic expedition team finds first meteorite at Grove Mountain
Xinhua
30 (Xinhua) -- China's 26th Antarctic expedition team discovered its first meteorite at Antarctica's Grove Mountain Wednesday afternoon. ...

Russia plans space project to prevent asteroid collision
USA Today
Russia is particularly sensitive to the threat from outer space because of a meteorite that struck a remote region of Siberia in 1908, leveling 80 million ...

Dino-killer meteorite hit India coast: prof
Canada.com
An American professor says he has proof the massive meteorite that killed the dinosaurs actually crash-landed off India's west coast. ...

Chatter: What we're hearing
GlobalPost
... feet long and is about three times the size of a meteorite the likely caused the 1908 explosion in Siberia that knocked over an about 80 million trees. ...

Dreamtime Meteor Impact Found with Google Earth
Universe Today
Duane Hamacher a PhD student from Australia's Macquarie University found an ancient meteor impact crater in a remote location of the Northern Territory by ...

Russia floats "Armageddon" style meteor diversion notion.
Gather.com
Large meteor impacts on the Earth's surface do not happen very often, it can be millions of years between occurences. But the occurences can be game ...

Meteors may, or may not, light skies
The News-Press
A meteor shower named for a constellation that no longer exists might be partially washed out because its peak occurs Sunday before dawn, three days after ...

WORLD NEWS AT A GLANCE
El Paso Inc
Perminov said Apophis is about three times the size of the Tungunsky meteorite, apparently the cause of a 1908 explosion in Siberia that knocked over an ...



Meteor Search by Spirit, Sol 668
Annotated Meteor Search by Spirit, Sol 668 The panoramic cameras on NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers are about as sensitive as the human eye at night. ...
Aurora Shimmer, Meteor Flash [PIC] : science
That must have been a hell of a bright meteor, As someone who has tried many times to photograph meteors. I can safely say that would have been an ...
2009 to end with a blue moon
Silver City Sun News
The more spectacular sight will start Sunday, with the moon out of the way, when the Quadrantid meteor shower will be visible. ...

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