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Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: Watch Live on Slooh Webcast

Space.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (July 28), and you can watch the event live via a special webcast by the online Slooh Community Observatory.

Mysterious, meteor-like flashes appear across the Utah sky

The Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Most of the people posting images and videos of the sight presumed that it was a meteor. That made sense since North America is expected to be able to see the Delta Aquarids meteor shower this week, with the brightest lights being visible before the ...
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Bright Lights Seen Across SoCal Skies Might Be Space Junk From Chinese Rocket: Expert

KTLA - ‎7 hours ago‎
The spectacle came a day before a meteor shower was expected to be seen across North America. The Delta Aquarids peaks this week with the brightest streaks of light crossing our skies Thursday and Friday.
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Spectacular Utah 'meteor' probably space junk

The West Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Utah man has captured footage of a spectacular sky show believed to be a Chinese rocket booster breaking up on re-entry over the US tonight.

Microscopic crystals reveal violent aftermath of ancient meteor strike

Gizmag - ‎3 hours ago‎
The impact of the Arizona meteor as it struck the Earth's surface created temperatures hot enough to melt the quartz grains embedded in the sandstone present in the surrounding crust.
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US Strategic Command: Chinese rocket re-entering atmosphere is what lit up sky

KOLO - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dr. Ed Krupp, director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, tells KABC-TV it may have been a meteor from the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower, which is peaking on Wednesday night. People were tweeting photos and videos of the small fiery dot in the ...

Ethan: Meteor Hunter Review

GameSpew - ‎5 hours ago‎
On the face of it, Ethan: Meteor Hunter is a pleasant puzzle platformer, stuffed to the brim with brain-scratching logic and physics-based puzzles that you need to solve in order to get from point A to point B across a number of short levels.

US--Light in Sky

Yahoo News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Officials from Nellis Air Force Base in southern Nevada tell KTNV-TV that the light seen Wednesday night was a meteor breaking up.

The Physics Of Stopping A Meteor With One Punch

Forbes - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
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.

Transformations to granular zircon revealed: Meteor Crater, Arizona

Science Daily - ‎19 hours ago‎
A new study of granular zircon from Meteor Crater in Arizona, USA, by Aaron J. Cavosie and colleagues, uses electron backscatter diffraction to unravel specific mineral transformations and pressure-temperature conditions involved in its genesis ...

Meteor-like fireball races across western skies prompting emergency calls

News965 - ‎4 hours ago‎
KTNV in Las Vegas reports the Air Force confirmed the light show was caused by a meteor. Meanwhile, one expert told the Los Angeles Times the streaking fireball was likely caused by debris from a Chinese rocket launched on June 25 reentering Earth's ...

Watch a meteor streak across the sky in a thousand pieces over Salt Lake City

Washington Post (blog) - ‎1 minute ago‎
There are plenty of meteor showers ongoing in late July, including the Delta Aquarids and the Alpha Capricornids that both peak in late July.

Cataclysm at Meteor Crater: Crystal sheds light on Earth, moon, Mars (Update)

Phys.Org - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
But the new study, now online in the journal Geology, sheds light on a more recent impact at Meteor Crater, which may be the best studied impact zone on Earth.
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Steve Martin's 'Meteor Shower' extended

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 heavenly event.

Eyewitnesses report seeing fireball shoot across N. Nevada sky

KRNV My News 4 - ‎7 hours ago‎
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) - Several people have contacted News 4-Fox 11 to report seeing a large object shooting across the sky.

Mystery Light Seen in Sky Throughout Northern California

FOX40 - ‎9 hours ago‎
The light was traveling in a northern direction. It could be seen in the sky for at least a minute. It is unknown at this time, what the light was.
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North Country Public Radio - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Jul 26, 2016 - Early August is time for the annual Perseid meteor shower, expected to reach its peak on the night of August 12.

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 stars light up the 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 ...
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