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September 19, 2014

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4:00 PM | Big Boom On The Moon Is A Record Breaker.
A high-speed meteor impact on the surface of the moon on September 11th,  last year triggered the brightest lunar explosion ever seen, scientists say. Video of the impact shows a long flash that was almost as bright as Polaris. The meteorite’s lunar crash could be visible to anyone on Earth who happened to be staring … Continue reading →

September 17, 2014

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3:04 PM | Cell-Like Structure Found within 1.3-Billion-Year-Old Martian Meteorite
A team of scientists from the United Kingdom and Greece led by Dr Elias Chatzitheodoridis of the National Technical University of Athens has found a mysterious oval structure embedded deep within a famous Martian meteorite called Nakhla. Multiple fragments of the Nakhla meteorite fell to Earth on June 28, 1911 near the village of El-Nakhla [...]

September 14, 2014

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12:00 PM | International Meteor Conference 2014
The International Meteor Organization (IMO) was founded in 1988 and has more than 250 members now. IMO was created in response to an ever growing need for international cooperation of meteor amateur work. The collection of meteor observations by several methods from all around the world ensures the comprehensive study of meteor showers and their […]

September 09, 2014

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3:40 PM | Nicaragua 'Meteorite' Probably Wasn't a Meteorite
Some craters can be deceiving. Continue reading →
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