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Delta Aquarids Kick Off Summer Meteor Showers

SkyandTelescope.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks this week. This view shows the sky around 1:00 a.m. local time. All the meteors appear to streak away from a spot called the radiant, which lies about 10° above the bright star Fomalhaut and near the fainter star ...

The Physics Of Stopping A Meteor With One Punch

Forbes - ‎7 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 - ‎2 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 ...

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.
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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.

KWEC to host 4th annual meteor shower party

FHSU News - ‎44 minutes ago‎
HAYS, Kan. -- The Kansas Wetlands Education Center will host its fourth annual Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing Party -- a free, fun-filled family evening of crafts, games, snacks and stargazing -- at 9 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

Madisonville a great starter

Madisonville Meteor - ‎13 hours ago‎
This being my last column for the Meteor, instead of saying goodbye, I'd like to tell you a bit about what I'm taking with me.

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.
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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.

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.

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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