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16 April 2010

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UW-Madison scientists seeking meteor fragments

Chippewa Herald
An apparent meteor lit up the skies Wednesday night in parts of Wisconsin and Iowa, and as far east as Missouri. The National Weather Service says radar ...

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Science Magazine (subscription)
Martian meteorite ALH84001 (ALH) is the oldest known igneous rock from Mars ..... Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 34, 451 (1999). 9. LE Borg et al., The age of the ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks April 22

Space.com
By Joe Rao Anyone who enjoys watching the sky for "shooting stars" will have an opportunity to observe an old and reliable meteor display over the next ...
Scientists seeking meteor fragments

WEAU-TV 13
The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers but we are not ...
Reason for zodiac glow in the eastern night sky identified

Daily News & Analysis
This result confirms what meteor astronomer Jenniskens of the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Calif., had long suspected. An expert on meteor showers, ...

Meteor Lights Up Upper Midwest

KIMT
The first video of the meteor was from Howard County Sheriff's Department dashboard camera. It shows the meteor as it moves forty-two-thousand miles per ...

Midwest meteor sighting goes above, beyond

Jacksonville Journal Courier
What she saw was a meteor coming into the atmosphere, which was seen Wednesday night across the Midwest, from the southern part of Wisconsin to St. Louis, ...


Wisconsin meteor blazes as annual Lyrid shower looms

The Tech Herald
by Stevie Smith - Apr 16 2010, 05:53 The amazing moment a blazing meteor momentarily turned night into eerie day over the Midwest skies of the United States ...

Meteorite hunters rush to Wisconsin

Chicago Tribune
By Thursday night, no discovery of meteor fragments had been reported, but if they are found, far more meteorite hunters will likely pour into the area, ...
NASA And Other Experts Provide Explanation Of Meteor

WISN Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE -- The meteor that lit up the Milwaukee sky Wednesday night is now being investigated nationally by expert organizations, including NASA. ...
Meteor matter

Peoria Journal Star
By Anonymous Meteor enthusiasts say the annual Lyrids meteor shower should occur during the early morning hours from Friday to April 28. ...
Meteor Generates Stellar Buzz In Iowa

KCCI Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A meteor lit up the sky over Iowa late Wednesday and sparked discussions at homes, schools and offices. Dick Ogdaard was driving back to ...
Area High School Student Captures Meteor Picture By Accident

WISN Milwaukee
Alf told 12 News he didn't know there was supposed to be a meteor shower. He was taking pictures of grass at night while working on a project for his ...

US Midwest - Cedar Rapids, IA (2010.04.14)

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Real-time video of the meteor flying by last night, as seen from a security camera at Electronic ...



Soaring meteor lights up skies across the Midwest | The Daily ...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A large meteor streaked across the Midwestern sky momentarily turning night into day, rattling houses and causing trees and the ground to.
Midwest meteor 'looked like daylight' :: Pioneer Press :: PIONEER ...

The meteor registered on the National Weather Service radar in LaCrosse, Wis., at 10:09 p.m. when a flash occurred and the sky momentarily "looked like daylight," Sears said. The flash was reported throughout Wisconsin and northern ...
Woman who saw meteor go over her apartment last night says it was colorful ...

WEAU-TV 13
She thought it may have been a comet or a meteor going from Southwest to Northeast over her apartment on La Crosse's Southside. “It was totally circular, ...
Area Residents React To Meteor Spectacle

WISN Milwaukee
Residents of Milwaukee and the surrounding areas are reacting to the large meteor that passed over Wisconsin Wednesday night. ...
North Winneshiek camera captures meteor flash

Decorah Journal
A camera at North Winneshiek School captured this photo of the Gamma Virginids meteor shower Wednesday evening. Ashley Sears, a meteorologist with the ...
Sight of meteor causes stir across area, Midwest

Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
It was a meteor that crossed the Midwest. Some communities reported houses rattling from sonic booms and ground shaking, according to The Associated Press. ...
Wednesday's possible meteor stuns Rock River Valley at first

Rockford Register Star
By Anonymous ROCKFORD — A large fireball believed to be a meteor lit up the sky late Wednesday night, and sightings were reported in five different Midwest ...

UH Scientist on New Mars Research

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Lapen and his colleagues data showed that the true age of Mars meteorite ALH84001 is 4.091 billion years old, about 400 million years younger than ...
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Midwest

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COURTESY KWWL-TV bit.ly Video of Midwest Meteor seen over the skies of several Midwestern states on the evening of Wednesday, April 14th. Courtesy ...



Gather.com
Meteor in Wisconsin a Conspiracy Theory?

Gather.com
The meteor in Wisconsin has caused quite a stir among residents as well as people all over the world. Last night at 10pm the meteor caused sonic booms and ...
What was that? A 'mighty' meteor

KARE
A meteor lit up the night sky, causing hundreds to phone local law enforcement officers and weather observers. "It was just a big, huge orange thing until ...
Chemistry World
Mars meteor gets a boost of youth

Chemistry World
A Martian meteorite that has played a pivotal role in our understanding of the Solar System has been found to be half a billion years younger than ...
Caught on tape: April 14 meteor

WQAD
The University of Wisconsin Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences caught an image of the meteor as well, and has uploaded it to its site. ...
KSAX
Greater Minnesota Residents Report: Giant Meteor Streaks Through Sky

KSAX
The meteor streaked through the sky and also caused a sonic boom. It's not known if the meteor landed or burned up. It was flying at an altitude of about ...
Possible meteor looked like large ball of light

The Reporter
Molly Soblewski said the dispatch center received numerous calls from residents who witnessed the meteor passing over Dodge County around 10:15 pm last ...

Meteor explodes over southern Wisconsin (w/video ...

IOWA CITY - Did you see it?According to the National Weather Service, a fireball or very bright meteor was seen streaking across the sky from west to east ...
Raw Video: Meteor Crosses Skyline - ABC News

Video shows a huge fireball rocketing over Milwaukee's skyline.
KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul - Did you see the Meteor light ...

A Howard County Sheriff Department dash cam caught the meteor all if its illustrious glory. The National Weather Service confirms a meteor screamed through ...
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Meteor lights up the sky | ksdk.com | St. Louis, MO

According to the FAA, there was a meteor shower that was visible in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Michigan. There were no reports of serious damage and most ...
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Newsvine - Soaring meteor lights up skies across the Midwest

This April 14, 2010 image made from a dash cam provided by the Howard County Sheriff's Department shows a meteor, top right, near Cresco, Iowa that passed ...
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Famous Martian meteorite younger than thought

Science News
By Lisa Grossman Fallen rock The Allan Hills meteorite, named for the site where it was found in Antarctica, was once thought to contain fossil traces of ...

Christian Science Monitor
Fireball in sky: meteor in Wisconsin rattles homes, nerves

Christian Science Monitor
The meteor in Wisconsin seen Wednesday night appeared as a fireball in the sky, shaking the ground with its accompanying sonic boom. ...
Examiner.com
Meteors, fireball or UFO seen in northern sky of 6 states: Watch for more on ...

Examiner.com
Officials according to the Northwestern, think a meteor shower with an unusually large area was the cause of a huge fireball in the sky that was visible ...
News Provider (blog)
Meteor in Wisconsin: New clues about the Martian meteorite which NASA seeks life

News Provider (blog)
Meteor in Wisconsin: Allen Hills meteorite 840001, from Mars and discovered in an expedition to Antarctica in 1984, became world famous twelve years later, ...
Galesburg Register-Mail
Tom Loewy: Local woman and nephew witness meteor

Galesburg Register-Mail
Bushnell and her 16-year-old nephew Tyler Fox saw what the National Weather Service later confirmed Thursday morning to be a meteorite. ...
Paper wants to talk to meteor-watchers

Jacksonville Journal Courier
Law enforcement agencies reported several sightings of what appears to have been a meteor. If you were one of the witnesses, contact reporter Jake Russell ...
Flash! Fireball passes by Madison skyline

NECN
What is believed to be a part of the Gamma Virginids meteor shower drew the attention of many in the upper midwest Wednesday night. ...

Midwest meteor 'looked like daylight' but likely didn't hit ground

Chicago Sun-Times
The flash of what may have been a meteor over Madison, Wis., about 10 pm Wednesday night, as seen from a weather observatory at the University of ...
Meteor clearly visible to Vernon County residents Wednesday night

Westby Times
“Then we could see the meteor streaking by,” Judy Millikin continued. “It was blue and green and looked sort of like the hot spot where a weld comes ...
Last night's meteor show was spectacular, for those who were up to see it

DesMoinesRegister.com
A television station in Madison, Wis., has received pictures from a viewer that purport to be fires started by an exploding meteor that streaked across the ...
Meteor showers in south WI

NewsoftheNorth.Net
There are showers in southern Wisconsin , as in meteor showers, according to people who reported seeing them in Milwaukee , Kenosha , Madison and Waukesha ...
Post Chronicle
Wisconsin Meteor (VIDEO, PHOTOS) Dazzles Residents

Post Chronicle
by Mitch Marconi Wisonsin residents were told that meteor showers in the area would peak around the 14th of April, but they never expected the sight they ...



CNN
Massive fireball reported across Midwestern sky

CNN
"A large meteorite could have caused the brilliant fireball that has been reported," the National Weather Service said. The NWS in Quad Cities said that it ...


Spectacular meteor lights up the Midwest

msnbc.com
"A large meteorite could have caused the brilliant fireball that has been reported," the National Weather Service's Milwaukee office said in statement. ...
Soaring meteor lights up skies across the Midwest

The Associated Press
MILWAUKEE — A large meteor streaked across the Midwestern sky momentarily turning night into day, rattling houses and causing trees and the ground to shake, ...
Jay Talking: Meteor spotters, moving funnel cakes and Idol chat

Galesburg Register-Mail
Today's topics include last night's meteor, gas prices on the rise again, “toaster trivia," moving funnel cakes and an American Idol recap. ...
Milwaukee Sees Meteor Shower, Expected Through Weekend

Newsradio 620
It was a meteor, and the show isn't over until after this weekend. One couple watched it in the 5th ward near South 5th and West Walker Streets in Milwaukee ...
Lyrid meteors will light up the darkness

Astronomy Magazine
by Michael E. Bakich, senior editor The Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22. After midnight, an observer at a dark site may spot as many as 20 meteors each ...

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