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Comet Halley, parent of 2 meteor showers

EarthSky - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
It's because comets like Halley are so crumbly that we see annual meteor showers. Follow the links below to learn more about Comet Halley, the meteor showers it spawns, and about how astronomers calculate the velocities of meteors streaking across our ...
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Tonight's Lyrid meteor shower: everything you need to know

The Guardian - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The Lyrid meteor shower occurs every April, when the Earth passes through the moving dust and debris left behind by the comet Thatcher (also known as comet C/1861 G1), as this icy body travels around the sun on its 415-year orbit.
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Meteor fined for removing customers' discounts

RTE.ie - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Telephone provider Meteor Mobile has been convicted and fined €25,000 for removing discounts from customers' phone contracts without telling them.
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Was it a meteor? Solving the mystery of NJ's 'tsunami' buoy

NJ.com - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
A tsunami warning device about 200 miles off the coast of New Jersey went into "event mode" over the weekend, but there were no giant waves threatening the Shore, according to the National Data Buoy Center.

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2016: How can I see it in Northern Ireland?

Belfast Live - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Attention Northern Irish stargazers - it's time to turn your eyes to the skies as we're in for another spectacular sight next week.

Meteor's Apollo unites client apps and back-end databases

InfoWorld - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Developers of the Meteor JavaScript framework this week are introducing Apollo, a data stack leveraging Facebook's GraphQL query language and managing data access from mobile and browser clients.
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More than a big meteor wiped out the dinosaurs

CNBC - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
A common theory holds that dinosaurs were eradicated by the fallout from an asteroid that collided with Earth. But new research says they were already in decline for millions of years when the meteor finished them off. A gradual reduction in the number ...
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Lyrid meteor shower 2016: Still time to catch a few shooting stars

AL.com - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
The Lyrid meteor shower is winding down, but skies should be clear enough to spot a few in Alabama this weekend. The annual meteor shower peaked April 22 but will last through April 25, according to NASA, which called it one of the more unpredictable ...

Destiny: Why Zen Meteor is truly dynamite

VG247 - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
One of the first things we loved about Zen Meteor is how its exotic perks honour the song 'Killer Queen' by Queen. The innate perk 'Dynamite' describes the explosive ammo in its three-round clip, which summons an additional, higher-damage round if all ...
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'Fireball' meteor lights up English skies (PHOTOS)

RT - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
“It's quiet rare to see one meteor this bright. To get two in the space of about a month is even more unusual,” he added.

Meteor Aerospace lifts lid on Rambow UGV programme

IHS Jane's 360 - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Israel's Meteor Aerospace has revealed details of its developmental unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to IHS Jane's . Speaking in mid-April, company chairman and CEO, Itzhak Nissan, said the Rambow is a bespoke 6x6 all-terrain platform.

Meteor introduces Apollo GraphQL

SDTimes.com - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The Meteor JavaScript application framework has been making waves in the Node.js community this year. First, at the end of March, it moved to support the Node Package Manager, bringing thousands of popular JavaScript applications into the Meteor stack.

The unsettling reasons no one saw the Chelyabinsk meteor over Russia coming — and why it could happen again

Business Insider - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
In 2013, a fireball exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia. No one saw it coming. Even though NASA has been able to identify over 14,000 near-earth objects, its asteroid tracking technology is not completely ready to see everything that heads towards the Earth.

They Shot Like a Meteor and Sank Into Oblivion

The New Indian Express - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
KOCHI: Many of the special contestants who entered the poll fray unexpectedly could not sustain their position for long, and ultimately switched to the other side.

'Final Meteor' Looks Like a Fun JRPG-Inspired Clicker

Touch Arcade - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
If the world's gonna keep making clickers, I might as well keep talking about them. I'm a sucker for retro-inspired games, you might have noticed.

Scientists Reveal That The Dinosaurs Were Already Dying Out Before Giant Meteor Hit

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Scientists have revealed that contrary to popular belief, the dinosaurs were in fact already heading towards extinction millions of years before the giant meteor struck 66 million years ago. Until now it had been believed that dinosaurs were ...
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Firefighters think Md. brush fire could have been started by meteorite; NASA not sold

WTOP - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Greg Redfern (@SkyGuyinVA) April 25, 2016. Follow @WTOP on Twitter and WTOP on Facebook. © 2016 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. Topics: bowie Local News Maryland News meteor meteorite News Prince George's County, MD News. Leave A Comment.
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Relay to kick off Saturday

Madisonville Meteor - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
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Sam Bennett wins 4A golf title

Madisonville Meteor - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Sam Bennett wins 4A golf title Meteor Staff The Madisonville Meteor | 0 comments. Madisonville Mustang Sam Bennett fired a 72 at Onion Creek Golf Course in San Antonio to take home the gold in the 4A State Golf Tournament on Tuesday.
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