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Giant Meteor 2016

Boing Boing - ‎16 hours ago‎
We'd all love a 75-inch TV screen on which to view our favorite shows. But not all of us can drop the cash needed to get one of those broadcasting beauties (or even have the space needed to house them).
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Paul Krugman: Barring a meteor strike, Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee

Salon - ‎17 hours ago‎
In his most recent New York Times column, economist Paul Krugman complained about the wishful thinking of Bernie Sanders supporters while simultaneously reassuring all those on the left that Donald Trump won't win the White House by discussing the ...
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On Demand Meteor Showers Are About to Be a Thing

Nerdist - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Very little is more frustrating than planning on watching a meteor shower and finding that the night is too overcast, or accidentally falling asleep before the sky's big show starts.

The Meteor again comes a-docking

Barbados Today - ‎13 hours ago‎
Captain of the vessel, Rainer Hammacher, said the Meteor started its services in 1986, and has been sailing since then on a total distance of nearly 1.3 million nautical miles between the Meteor I, Meteor II and Meteor III. “She has carried more than 9 ...

Rare cosmic balancing act makes Perseid meteor showers brighter

New Scientist - ‎May 26, 2016‎
In certain sweet spots, the gravitational pulls of Saturn and Jupiter might combine to cause spectacular meteor showers. The effect requires clockwork precision - but it may be responsible for one of the best showers in recent memory.
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Did METEOR destroy EgyptAir MS804 jet? Shocking theory could impact future of air travel

Express.co.uk - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The meteor broke up into thousands of smaller five to 60cm fragments, which were scattered as far and wide as between Greenland and Australia between last Wednesday and Friday.
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Artificial meteor showers could make a fearsome problem in space much worse

Tech Insider - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A horde of news outlets reported that Japanese company ALE plans to open the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with an artificial meteor shower, but the startup told Tech Insider that's a bit premature.
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Fireball! Brilliant Meteor Streaks Over Northeastern US (Video)

Space.com - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A huge fireball lit up the night sky over the northeastern United States Tuesday (May 17), sparking hundreds of reports by skywatchers lucky enough to have witnessed the dazzling meteor event. And if you want to go meteorite hunting, there may be a ...
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WATCH: Moment meteor is 'struck by UFO to prevent it crashing to Earth'

Express.co.uk - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The American Meteor Society (AMS) has since confirmed a second object was present, but says it was just a smaller fragment of the meteor as it broke up in our atmosphere. However, the seemingly satisfactory explanation, has done nothing to dampen ...
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Arizona Researcher Asks for Help Finding Meteor in Maine

ABC News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A planetary science field researcher from Arizona is seeking help finding a fireball recorded last week streaking across the sky by police in Maine.

Perseid Meteor Shower 2016: When, Where & How to See It

Space.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
This amazing view of a Perseid meteor was captured by amateur astronomers Stojan Stojanovski, Kristijan Gjoreski and Igor Nastoski of the Ohrid Astronomy Association in Ohrid, Macedonia during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 12-13, 2015.

EgyptAir Flight MS804 'Was Brought Down By A Meteor'

Huffington Post UK - ‎May 26, 2016‎
EgyptAir Flight MS804 'Was Brought Down By A Meteor'. 26/05/2016 11:32 | Updated 5 days ago. Sara C Nelson Senior Editor, The Huffington Post UK.
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Ancient meteor strikes sent ice-rich tsunamis across the surface of Mars

Ars Technica - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The authors estimate that, in the region they're looking at (part of the Arabia Terra), a meteor big enough to carve out a 30km wide crater would have hit about once every 15 million years.

Meteor man combs Maine forest for remnants from last week's fireball

The Boston Globe - ‎May 26, 2016‎
For four days, Robert Ward has been combing the trails and side roads of Maine's Rangeley Lakes region, searching for any sign of the meteor that captivated the region this month as it exploded in the early-morning sky. Given the object's violent entry ...
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Meteor lights up skies above Maine

RTE.ie - ‎May 18, 2016‎
A police officer who was looking for speeding motorists early Tuesday morning instead captured a meteor lighting up the skies above Maine.

This spectacular dashcam video of a meteor reminds us how close space really is.

Upworthy - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Nearly 700 people reported seeing it to the American Meteor Society (AMS). Though it might look like one big flash, the AMS has received enough video footage to analyze the tapes - they think the meteor might have actually broken into two fragments ...

Will there be a man-made meteor shower for the 2020 Olympics?

New Jersey Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
June 7 is the Arietid meteor shower, a radio shower. The 27th brings the June Bootid meteors and on the 28th is the Beta Taurids, another radio shower.
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Child Karate Star And Man-Made Meteor Shower To Usher In 2020 Tokyo Olympics Amid Scandal

The Inquisitr - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Child karate star Mahiro Takano and a man-made meteor shower are being touted as major draws for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Contributing to Meteor Documentation

DZone News - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Meteor has had a long history of enabling and welcoming documentation from community contributors. I myself co-wrote the book Discover Meteor before I had even joined the Meteor team. Meteor's first tutorial was also open-sourced on GitHub and ...
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