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Every meteorite since 2500 BC: watch them fall

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Only 3% of all recorded meteorites that have struck the earth were seen falling. If you're struggling to imagine what the other 33,797 collisions looked like, watch this animation.Mona Chalabi    ...
Every meteorite since 2500 BC: watch them fall
By building "fairy circles," termites engineer their own ecosystem
Remains of a supernova fall to Earth

Nasa Curiosity rover tracks doomed Mars moon and targets first rock

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Curiosity's science mission is under way. After watching Mars' moon Phobos pass the Sun, the rover is now eyeing up its first rock (called Jake) for analysisThe first data from Nasa's Curiosity is in. At the weekend, as expected, the rover took a video of Phobos slipping across the face...
Nasa Curiosity rover tracks doomed Mars moon and targets first rock

Ancient Egyptians wore space bling made from meteorites

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Over a hundred years after its discovery, scientists finally determine the origin of some ancient Egyptian iron beads. [Read more]...
Ancient Egyptians wore space bling made from meteorites
Large asteroid Vesta once had molten core, magnetic field

7 Incredible Meteorite Strikes Before Chelyabinsk

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And they are far from alone. Thousands of tons of stuff falls from space every year. Here, a handful of the hottest rocks ever seen. Last week a fallen space rock caused all sorts of chaos in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Its supersonic shock wave smashed buildings, injured about 1,000 citizens,...
7 Incredible Meteorite Strikes Before Chelyabinsk
Want to study craters? Geologists grab explosives and make some
World's largest passenger airship grounded due to rising helium costs
Carbon in rocks from Mars comes from volcanoes, not life

Europe Sets Course for Cloud

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There’s a perception that cloud computing has become a “mature” technology, a perception shared by few but anticipated by most everyone else with the exception of those trying to preserve their self-interests. I don’t blame them – each person inherently protects self-interests. They’re wrong though. Cloud is not mature....
Europe Sets Course for Cloud

Viral Video Chart: cute frogs, meteorites and the Harlem Shake

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A frog that sounds like a squeaky toy and goats that bleat like people - and is the latest Gangnam-style meme finally over?This week we're going back to nature as the Viral Video Chart explores the weird and the wonderful of the animal kingdom. First up is a video of the...
Viral Video Chart: cute frogs, meteorites and the Harlem Shake
Russian politician joins conspiracy theorists, blames meteor explosion on US military
Mars Opportunity rover reaches Endeavour crater, finds signs of ancient Martian water

Next up for 3D printing: a moonbase?

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The European Space Agency and others are looking into creating an inflatable moon dome that can house four people while protecting them from meteorites, gamma radiation, and more. [Read more]...
Next up for 3D printing: a moonbase?
Russia rocked by possible meteorite blast
Visualize every meteorite that's hit the earth over the past 4,500 years
Counterfeit Is The New Real

Life-bearing Earth meteorites could litter the galaxy

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It’s been said that Earth exists in a massive cosmic shooting gallery as bits of ice and rock fly past the planet on a daily basis. Small asteroids are hitting the planet at all times, but on occasion, something considerably larger lines up a shot and Earth has a bad...
Life-bearing Earth meteorites could litter the galaxy
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