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100th Anniversary: Uncovering Range Of The Great Meteor Procession Of 1913
2013-01-24 07:12:16

As the anniversary of a spectacular meteor procession that lit up the night skies nearly a hundred years ago approaches, astronomers have taken the call to answer some long forgotten questions about the great fireball raid of Feb. 9, 1913.

Fireball Shoots Through The Texas Sky
2012-12-10 13:33:04

As the end of the world starts to close in on December 21, new footage has emerged of a fireball flying over the Texas sky.

Best Meteor Shower Of The Year Quickly Approaching
2012-12-12 03:30:18

The Geminids meteor shower is expected to be an amazing display of natural fireworks and is expected to start on December 13 and 14, ending the year with a bang.

Eltanin meteor
2012-09-20 04:27:37

Around 2.5 million years ago, a huge meteor collided with the Earth and fell into the southern Pacific Ocean. A new study suggests that not only could this have caused a massive tsunami, but it may also have plunged the world into the Ice Ages.

British Television Station Crashes Meteor In London Taxi
2012-07-05 05:18:33

Londoners may have been shocked to walk past a car with a meteor sunk into it last week, but the hoax was actually a part of an advertisement for Eden TV in Britain.

Budget Shortfalls, Launch Delays Could Be Nightmare For Future Of Earth Observation Capabilities
2012-05-03 11:10:51

Weather forecasters rely heavily on satellites orbiting the Earth, but it seems they are going to have a much tougher time in the future thanks to a whirlwind of budget shortfalls and launch failures.

Meteor Event Causes Sunday Morning Hubbub In Nevada, California
2012-04-23 06:57:11

Residents in parts of Nevada and California were treated to a rare daytime celestial event that awoke some on Sunday morning with a loud explosion.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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