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July 29, 2014

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2:29 PM | Two More Mysterious Giant Holes Emerge In Siberia (Pictures)
About two weeks ago, I reported on a giant crater that appeared on the Yamal peninsula in Siberia. Well, while scientists are still trying to figure out what caused this first crater, two more have been discovered in Siberia. Crater of Antipayuta This crater was alo discovered on the Yamal peninsula, near the village of Antipayuta […]

July 15, 2014

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6:44 PM | Curiosity Finds Large Iron Meteorite on Mars
On Curiosity's 640th day (or sol) on Mars, as it continued its long drive to the base of Aeolis Mons (a.k.a. Mount Sharp), the robot stumbled across a fairly hefty meteorite. Continue reading →

July 04, 2014

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5:58 PM | The Greatest Fireworks in the Universe
Years ago I had an opportunity to visit the historic Grucci fireworks factory on Long Island. Artisan chemists there were hard at work crafting reactions that would detonate with just the right color and just the right shape; the whole place was surrounded by a high berm to contain any accidental explosions. Yet I couldn’t […]The post The Greatest Fireworks in the Universe appeared first on Out There.

July 03, 2014

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10:11 AM | Caccia al meteorite in Russia
E chi chiamerai? Se siete a caccia di meteoriti non è degli acchiappafantasmi che avete bisogno. Possono però tornarvi utili i ricercatori dell’Ursa Finnish Fireball Network: non sono passati che un paio di mesi dalla notte del 19 aprile, quando un’affascinante palla…Read more →

July 01, 2014

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7:48 PM | 'Unique' Meteorite Likely Came From Long-Dead Asteroid
A well-known meteorite that was the first to be tracked by ground-based cameras as it blasted through the Earths atmosphere and quickly recovered at its Australian fall site has been identified as a geological oddity. Continue reading →
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