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22 April 2010

Meteor/Meteorite News 21APR2010

These Rocks Are No Space Junk Meteorite Hunters, Scientists Jockey to Find ...

Wall Street Journal
Mr. Farmer is among hundreds of professional and amateur meteorite hunters who have converged here seeking the charred remnants of a meteor that burst ...

Tellus Museum to display meteorite that hit Bartow home last year
Rome News-Tribune Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:55 PM PDT
Finding a meteorite is rare, and finding a meteorite after it crashes through your roof is rarer still. In fact, there has been only one documented case of a meteorite striking a house in Georgia â...


Meteorite That Hit Cartersville House to be on Display at Tellus Science Museum
PR Newswire via Yahoo! News Tue, 20 Apr 2010 09:29 AM PDT
CARTERSVILLE, Ga., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A meteorite recently discovered in Georgia has a new home at Tellus Science Museum.

Meteor shower lights up night sky in Iowa

A meteoroid the size of a Volkswagen streaked across the Midwest Wednesday. NBC's Brian Williams reports. (Nightly News)
msnbc.msn.com


Meteorite that hit Northwest Georgia unveiled
Chattanooga Times Free Press Tue, 20 Apr 2010 09:23 AM PDT
A 4.6 billion year old meteorite that traveled millions of miles through space before blowing through an attic in Northwest Georgia was unveilled by staff at the Tellus Science Museum this morning.

Illinois teens may have found pieces of last week's meteorite
KSDK St. Louis Tue, 20 Apr 2010 06:55 AM PDT
Illinois teens may have found pieces of last week's meteorite

Possible meteorite discoveries popping up in Illinois, Wisconsin
WREX-TV Rockford Tue, 20 Apr 2010 06:54 AM PDT
Claims of meteorite discoveries are starting to surface, just days after the spectacular light show that raced across the Midwest.

Meteorite fragments on display in museum
CBS 5 Green Bay Tue, 20 Apr 2010 06:48 AM PDT
At least 5 fragments of a meteorite that fell in southwestern Wisconsin last week will go on display today.

Search continues for meteorites; farmers losing patience
Chicago Tribune Tue, 20 Apr 2010 06:37 AM PDT
To protect landowners' privacy, meteorite hunters like Terry Boudreaux simply refer to them by number: Farmer No. 1. Farmer No. 2. Farmer No. 3. The Wisconsin farmers were happy to oblige when the Lake Forest collector and others began asking to wade through their cornfields Thursday. But by Monday, after four days of searching, some farmers were losing patience with the scientists and amateur ...

Meteor Chunks to be Displayed at Museum
620 WTMJ Milwaukee Tue, 20 Apr 2010 02:58 AM PDT
At least five fragments of a meteorite that fell in southwestern Wisconsin last week will be displayed for several days at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Museum.

Farmers not happy with meteor hunts
Times Leader Mon, 19 Apr 2010 22:14 PM PDT
CHICAGO â To protect landownersâ privacy, meteorite hunters like Terry Boudreaux simply refer to them by number: Farmer No. 1. Farmer No. 2. Farmer No. 3.


UW-Madison Showing Meteor Fragments Through Sunday

WTAQ
At least 5 fragments from last week's meteor will be shown Tuesday through Sunday at the UW Geology Museum. Folks throughout the Upper Midwest saw the big ...

WOOD-TV
Dad and teen sons find meteor fragments

WOOD-TV
CHICAGO (NBC/WMAQ) - Two Illinois teens and a man from Southwestern Wisconsin said they believe they've recovered fragments from a meteor that lit up ...



Odd Wisconsin: Previous meteors amazed Wisconsinites

Madison.com
Last Wednesday night a dramatic meteor crashed in southwestern Wisconsin, igniting the wonder of everyone who watched it pass overhead. ...

Meteorite pieces on display

Fox11online.com
MADISON - Five pieces of the meteorite that fell in Wisconsin last week are on display in Madison. UW-Madison's Geology Museum is open for extended hours ...
Meteorite that hit Northwest Georgia unveiled

Chattanooga Times Free Press
A 4.6 billion year old meteorite that traveled millions of miles through space before blowing through an attic in Northwest Georgia was unveilled by staff ...
Astro Bob blog: Brix the dog finds his first meteorite

Duluth News Tribune
It's true -- dogs can be trained to find meteorites. Space station flyover photos from Lyle Anderson plus what's to see in tonight's sky. ...
Grad student wins national award for meteorite research

Arizona State University
Greg Brennecka, a graduate student in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, has been awarded the prestigious 2009 Nininger Meteorite Award, ...

WREX.com – Rockford's News LeaderPossible meteorite discoveries popping up in ...

WREX-TV
AP News UNDATED (WREX) - Claims of meteorite discoveries are starting to surface, just days after the spectacular light show that raced across the Midwest. ...

Midwest meteorite fragments to be shown at University of Wisconsin Geology Museum

Green Bay Press Gazette
AP • April 19, 2010 MADISON — At least five fragments of a meteorite that fell in southwestern Wisconsin last week will be dipslayed for several days at ...

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