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Delta Aquarid meteor shower to light up night sky

USA TODAY - ‎6 hours ago‎
The nights may be short, but with the weather warm it's a great time to check out some sky magic. The Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks Thursday July 28 and Friday July 29. Though it's an average meteor shower compared to others throughout the year, ...

The Physics Of Stopping A Meteor With One Punch

Forbes - ‎14 hours ago‎
Outer space is full of objects, and they all move relative to one another. If all we had were two masses - a system like the Earth and the Sun, for instance - then we wouldn't have to worry about a third object coming in and messing things up.
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Transformations to granular zircon revealed: Meteor Crater, Arizona ...

Science Daily - ‎9 hours ago‎
Having been reported in lunar samples returned by Apollo astronauts, meteorites, impact glass, and at a number of meteorite craters on Earth, granular zircon is ...
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Steve Martin's 'Meteor Shower' extended | SanDiegoUnionTribune ...

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Steve Martin may or may not be able to bend the fabric of space/time, but the actor-musician-playwright has now proved himself capable of prolonging a ...
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Perseid meteor shower could double in this "outburst" year | NCPR ...

North Country Public Radio - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Early August is time for the annual Perseid meteor shower, expected to reach its peak on the night of August 12. This year's display should be especially ...

Israel's Meteor works on new MALE UAV

Flightglobal - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Meteor, the newest Israeli manufacturer of unmanned air vehicles, is developing an advanced medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) platform.

A spectacular meteor shower starts next week - Here's how to watch ...

ScienceAlert - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Perseids, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, is coming up in just under a month. But you don't have to wait until August to see shooting ...

Delta Aquarid and Perseid meteor showers 2016

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower is set to peak at the end of July in a spectacular display of shooting stars across the night sky.

Perseid Sideshows: Smaller Meteor Showers Shine This Summer

Space.com - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Nobody really knows why, but meteor activity is far richer in the second half of the year. Seven of the 10 generally recognized "principal" annual meteor showers, for example, occur after July 1. The best summer meteor show happens around the nights of ...

State parks to host 'Meteors & S'mores' event during Perseid meteor shower

UpNorthLive.com - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
(WPBN/WGTU)-- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources would like to invite the public to catch great views of the Perseid meteor shower during 'Meteors & S'mores". The DNR says you can take part in this event at participating state parks from Aug.

Meteor shower to shine in late July

Australian Geographic - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“[But] you don't want to look at just one point; where the meteor enters the atmosphere isn't where they might burn up,” said Brad.

Astronomy fans wish for clear Dutch skies as meteor shower nears

NL Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Star gazers across the Netherlands are hoping for clear skies later this week. Several meteors will penetrate the earth's atmosphere causing “shooting stars” that will be visible to the naked eye, according to weather service Weeronline.

'Political Insiders' Say Giant Meteor Hitting the Earth is an Attractive Option in 2016

Utah Policy - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Our UtahPolicy.com "Political Insider" panel is split between whether they prefer Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or a giant meteor slamming into the Earth this election year. The Republicans on our panel prefer the apocalyptic option, with 52% saying ...

Next week, a meteor shower created by a mysterious comet will reach its peak - here's how to watch

Business Insider - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Perseids, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, is coming up in just under a month. But you don't have to wait until August to see shooting stars light up the sky.
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The meteor that wasn't: Object could be International Space Station debris

Manawatu Standard - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
An object which exploded over the South Island on Tuesday night is believed to be debris from supplies sent to the International Space Station, not a meteor, an expert says. What was first thought to be a large meteor exploded over the South Island on ...

Steve Martin's cosmic comedy at the Old Globe

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In theater, it's a rare blessing for actors to have the luxury of the playwright's company in the rehearsal room every day.

Another meteor over Phoenix?

AZFamily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
While the light is nothing like the bright meteor that was seen -- and heard -- all over the state, it's definitely something.

Get Ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower!

Space.com - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
We are now less than a month away from the peak of the annual summertime display of shooting stars known as the Perseid meteor shower. And if conditions are favorable, there is a good chance that this year's performance could turn out to be better than ...
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How to See This Year's Perseid Meteor Shower

Scientific American - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
NASA's All Sky Fireball Network captured this meteor streaking overhead during the Perseid meteor shower of 2013.

What was that explosion? A meteor, it turns out

GMA News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Residents of a city in southern Argentina got a scare when a series of powerful explosions shook homes and buildings Wednesday, but the cause turned out to be a natural wonder: a meteor disintegrating overhead. It was an ...
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