Posts Tagged 'meteor'

Meteorites – Rocks That Survived Fiery Plunge To Earth

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A quick overview from LiveScience –

Most space rocks burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere, creating shooting stars. But some larger, denser extraterrestrial rocks crash onto our planet and become meteorites. Below are meteorites from all over the world that experts have found and studied.

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Space Junk Will Crash To Earth Nov.13

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Gizmodo reported –

A rogue chunk of debris that orbited Earth far beyond the Moon is making a homecoming on November 13th, astronomers have concluded. WT1190F is one to two meters in length and probably hollow, but beyond that, we have no idea WTF the aptly-named piece of space garbage is.

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Asteroids Can Be Redirected With Spray Paint

asteroidPhys.org reports –

There is research that is off the wall, some off the charts and some off the planet, such as what a Texas A&M University aerospace and physics professor is exploring. It’s a plan to deflect a killer asteroid by using paint, and the science behind it is absolutely rock solid, so to speak, so much so that NASA is getting involved and wants to know much more.

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