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22 April 2010

Meteor/Meteorite News 22APR2010

Meteor scorches the sky over Platteville,Wisc

Exponent Online
According to police, what Mikulecky saw was a meteor, and he was by no means the only one to see it. Platteville Police reported that the meteor streaked ...

Berthoud Recorder
Earthsky Tonight — April 22, Lyrid meteors may still be flying before dawn

Berthoud Recorder
This constellation rises over your north-northeastern horizon around 10 to 11 pm tonight and marks the radiant point of the Lyrid meteor shower. ...

Marvel at the Meteors Thursday Morning

KPSP Local 2
The Lyrid Meteor Shower will decorate the skies just before dawn on Thursday. Every year near the end of April, the earth passes through debris from Comet ...

Meteor Hunters Follow the Trail to Southwestern Wisconsin

WBAY
They report seeing license plates from as far away as Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico as people hunt for fragments from the meteor. ...

Meteorite capsule to crash
thewest.com.au Wed, 21 Apr 2010 14:56 PM PDT
A basketball-size capsule containing the first meteorite sample taken from space will crash to Earth at Woomera in mid-June after a journey of more than two billion kilometres.


Search Continues For Meteorite Pieces In Livingston

WISC Madison
Searchers are continue to look for pieces of the meteorite that lit up the sky over parts of Wisconsin on April 14. The latest fragments were found on ...


Wisconsin's meteor: 'They're going to tell their grandchildren about this'
Wisconsin State Journal Wed, 21 Apr 2010 14:35 PM PDT
The meteorite fragments that fell in southwestern Wisconsin April 14 have brought meteorite hunters to the area and provided a science lesson from the heavens for local students.

Searchers traipse through farm fields in search of meteorite fragments
Norwalk Reflector Wed, 21 Apr 2010 14:12 PM PDT
LINDEN, Wis. â Billions of years before April 14, two asteroids collided somewhere in outer space, sending a rock on a path that ultimately led to Kevin Wasleyâs farm field.

Meteorite hunters flock to southwest Wisconsin
The Sauk Prairie Eagle Wed, 21 Apr 2010 10:29 AM PDT
When Ruben Garcia saw video of the meteorite that streaked across the Wisconsin sky on Wednesday night, it might as well have been the Bat-Signal.

Meteorite crashes through North Georgia home
WRCB Chattanooga Wed, 21 Apr 2010 07:56 AM PDT
A meteorite older than Earth itself, traveling millions of miles through space before blowing through an attic in Northwest Georgia, was unveiled Tuesday morning at the Tellus Science Museum.

Howard man finds potentially valuable meteorite
Fond du Lac Reporter Wed, 21 Apr 2010 07:41 AM PDT
A Howard family may have discovered a meteorite from last week's fireball that could be worth thousands.

Scientists discover true age of meteor
The Daily Cougar Wed, 21 Apr 2010 07:24 AM PDT
The UH Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, in collaboration with NASA, has made recent discoveries that mark the oldest and most well known Martian meteorite as younger than previously presumed. After 15 months of continuous study of meteorite ALH84001, assistant professor of Geology and Isotope Geochemistry, Thomas Lapen and his team determined that the meteorâs [...]

News : Campus
The Badger Herald Wed, 21 Apr 2010 02:28 AM PDT
Wisconsin residents saw a spectacular display of color and light in the sky when a meteor blazed through the atmosphere the night of April 14. Days later, individuals from Livingston, Wis., where the meteorite landed, loaned the six fragments to the UW Geology Museum for display.

Meteorite hunters descend on Iowa County farms
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Tue, 20 Apr 2010 20:48 PM PDT
Billions of years before last Wednesday night, two asteroids collided somewhere in outer space, sending a rock on a path that ultimately led to Kevin Wasley's farm field. It took much less time to nudge the orbits of meteorite hunters careening to southwestern Wisconsin.


Norwalk Reflector
Searchers traipse through farm fields in search of meteorite fragments

Norwalk Reflector
Ruben Garcia holds a 21-gram meteorite found by a member of his group, April 20, 2010 in Iowa County near Livingston, Wisconsin. ...


Rocking out, meteorite hunters make rare find in Wisconsin ...

LIVINGSTON, Wis. — As dozens of meteorite hunters converged on southwest Wisconsin on Friday, a Lake Forest man and his two teenage sons stumbled upon what ...

Meteorite Hunters Comb Wisconsin Farms

MyStateline.com
(Linden, WI) -- Last week's fireball in the skies over southwestern Wisconsin is proving quite a draw for meteorite hunters from around the country. ...

Tellus Museum to Display Cartersville Meteorite

Coosa Valley News
A meteorite that hit a home in Cartersville will be displayed at the Tellus Science Museum. The meteorite hit the home in March of last year with what a ...

Scientists discover true age of meteor

The Daily Cougar
After 15 months of continuous study of meteorite ALH84001, assistant professor of Geology and Isotope Geochemistry, Thomas Lapen and his team determined ...
Meteorite hunters descend on Iowa County farms

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Visitors to the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Geology Museum on Tuesday view fragments of the meteorite that fell in southwestern Wisconsin last week. ...

Howard man finds potentially valuable meteorite

Green Bay Press Gazette
A Howard family may have discovered a meteorite from last week's fireball that could be worth thousands. Shea Gorzelanczyk was fascinated after he saw video ...

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