Asteroid Belt

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Name: Asteroid Belt
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Could Earth Be Flung From Solar System, Explode?

The post by Tara MacIsaac , Epoch Times appeared first on The Epoch Times .Though we may think of the planets in our solar system as stable and fixed in their current orbits, this may not have always been the case, and it may change in the future.The ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Dwarf Planet Could Reveal How Life Arose on Earth

The team of astronomers that identified a new dwarf planet in our solar system at the end of last month now argues that the discovery may hold clues about how life originated here on Earth. The object they found is designated 2012 VP133, but it is informally ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Earth and moon

In a story that ran on Friday, Entertainment Weekly announced that the SyFy Channel will produce and air a space adventure series based on “The Expanse” series written by James S.A. Corey. The series will run for its first season for 10 episodes. It has ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ancient Asteroid Scorched, Boiled, and Rocked the Earth

An ancient asteroid as huge as Rhode Island state once scorched the heavens and boiled the primal oceans of the Earth that rocked the planet for as long as half and hour, according to scientists who recently published a study in Geochemistry, Geophysics, ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Comments of the Week #5: Climate, Planets, Multiverse and more [Starts With A Bang]

“For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s futures. And we are all mortal.” -John F. Kennedy After a great week over on the new  Starts ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Getting personal with a meteorite in mid-air

Flying at 300 km/h, the rock passed skydiver Anders Hekstrup at a height of about 1.200 meters. Amazing footage of a skydiver's close encounter with a passing meteorite has already been seen 1.5 million times on YouTube, according to the Norwegian website ... [Published Haaretz - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Total Lunar Eclipse and Solar Ring of Fire Top Aprils Stargazing Events

best celestial events in April include eclipses of the sun and moon, a meteor shower and good opportunities to see Vesta and Ceres, the two biggest space rocks in the main asteroid belt between Mars ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Meteorite shock at Isle of Wight school

PUPILS at an Isle of Wight school were shocked to discover a meteorite crater near their science block.A team from Carisbrooke College TV were the first on scene to report on the crater today (Tuesday, April 1)."We've discovered it must have come in from ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Asteroid First Ring System Discovered

Asteroids used to be only the small idle objects in the asteroid belt rotating between Mars and Jupiter, or in many cases, anywhere around the Solar System. They used to not exhibit any kind of special behavior other than being cold ice bodies. Not anymore. ... [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rocky Alien Planet Leftovers ‘Polluted’ White Dwarf Stars With Metal

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterArtist’s impression of a massive asteroid belt in orbit around a star. Credit: NASA-JPL / Caltech / T. Pyle (SSC)What’s with all the metals in the atmosphere of white dwarfs, those ... [Published Universe Today - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Day Camp – “Space Rocks!”

Camp Challenger Day Camp designed for students in Kindergarten – 5th grade.  Voyage through the Milky Way learning about planets and the asteroid belt. Campers will send their very own name to the Bennu asteroid through the OSIRIS-REx mission, launching ... [Published Tallahassee Magazine - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Meteorite hunt near St. Thomas intensifies

Researchers from Western University and NASA held a news conference Friday morning to offer more details about meteorites that may have fallen near St. Thomas earlier this week.One or two meteorites are believed to have been created by a bright fireball ... [Published London Free Press - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

...Aerospace Industry Takes Off for the World's Largest Aerospace Trade Exhibition in 2012," July 6, 2012, International Trade Administration. 2 "The Economic Impact of Civil Aviation on the U S Economy" August 2011, FAA, Page 24, Table 5 and Page 27, Table 8
"Skywatchers in Australia and southern Indonesia will see a partial solar eclipse" narrator Nancy Calo said, according to Space.com
"The Lyrid meteor shower will be best seen in the early morning hours of April 22. Expect to see up to 20 bright meteors per hour after midnight" Calo said, as quoted the website
"We've discovered it must have come in from the asteroid belt" said science teacher Mr Dunford, in an interview with student journalist Kira Highsmith

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Could Earth Be Flung From Solar System, Explode? [Published Epoch Times - Apr 18 2014]
SA scientist develops portable power solution [Published Engineering News - Apr 18 2014]
Ceres and Vesta Converge in Virgo, Watch it Hap... [Published Universe Today - Apr 17 2014]
New Dwarf Planet Could Reveal How Life Arose on... [Published Softpedia - Apr 15 2014]
Earth and moon [Published Examiner.com - Apr 12 2014]
Ancient Asteroid Scorched, Boiled, and Rocked t... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 10 2014]
Statement by Charles Bolden Hearing on NASA FY ... [Published SpaceRef - Apr 08 2014]
The Debasement of Money, Language, and Banking [Published LewRockwell.com - Apr 07 2014]
April offers opportunity for Mars spotters [Published Peeblesshire News - Apr 07 2014]
Comments of the Week #5: Climate, Planets, Mult... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 06 2014]
Getting personal with a meteorite in mid-air [Published Haaretz - Apr 05 2014]
How skydiver Anders Hekstrup recorded first-eve... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 04 2014]
Woven Light – Proteaa [Published Centauri Dreams - Apr 04 2014]
Meteorite Video Capture: Amazing Possibilities [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 04 2014]
Fly to Rosetta’s Comet with this New Interactiv... [Published Universe Today - Apr 03 2014]
Celestial Events 2014: Total Lunar Eclipse, Met... [Published International Business Times India - Apr 02 2014]
Celestial Events 2014: Total Lunar Eclipse, Met... [Published International Business Times Australia - Apr 02 2014]
April Celestial Events Complete Detail: From Ri... [Published International Business Times Canada - Apr 02 2014]
Total Lunar Eclipse and Solar Ring of Fire Top ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
Meteorite shock at Isle of Wight school [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 01 2014]
Double Rings Discovered Around Asteroid is an A... [Published Epoch Times - Mar 29 2014]
Asteroid First Ring System Discovered [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 29 2014]
[tt] (NASA) NASA Supported Research Helps Redef... [Published TranshumanTech - Mar 29 2014]
Orbital Congratulates the NASA/JPL Dawn Flight ... [Published ITbriefing - Mar 28 2014]
Asteroid-like body appears to have rings [Published ArsTechnica - Mar 28 2014]
Double Rings Discovered Around Asteroid [Published Discover Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
Newly-discovered dwarf planet named after Joe B... [Published New Statesman - Mar 27 2014]
New Dwarf Planet Discovered in The 'Inner Oort ... [Published Auto World News - Mar 27 2014]
A New Ring System Found in the Solar System... ... [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
Dwarf planet discovery redefines solar system's... [Published Business Standard India - Mar 27 2014]
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Comments of the Week #5: Climate, Planets, Mult... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 06 2014]
“For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s futures. And we are all mortal.” -John F. Kennedy After a great week over on the new  Starts ...
How skydiver Anders Hekstrup recorded first-eve... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 04 2014]
An “insanely lucky” Norwegian skydiver managed to cheat death and make history when he captured the first-ever video of a flameless meteorite — as they both hurtled to Earth. “This is something new and exciting,” meteorite expert Morten Bilet  told ...
Woven Light – Proteaa [Published Centauri Dreams - Apr 04 2014]
Heath Rezabek is concerned with information — how we uncover it, how we use it, how we store it against cataclysmic events. A librarian and futurist, Heath uses science fiction to explore how Vessels of preserved knowledge might be developed and maintained ...
[tt] (NASA) NASA Supported Research Helps Redef... [Published TranshumanTech - Mar 29 2014]
(A yet undiscovered planet, maybe ten times the size of Earth - yummy! - TR) [ http://www.nasa.gov/content/nasa-supported-research-helps-redefine-solar-systems-edge/ ] [1]Skip to main content LOADING...Loading ...Text SizeNASA Supported Research ...
Theory suggests source of white dwarf pollution... [Published EarthSky - Mar 26 2014]
Hot, young, white dwarfs – the super-dense remains of sunlike stars – have atmospheres made essentially of pure hydrogen or pure helium. But these stars’ atmospheres are contaminated by other elements, too – for example, carbon, silicon and iron – ...
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Herschel Telescope Detects Water on Dwarf Planet [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 22 2014]
NASA's Hubble Sees Asteroid Spouting Six Comet-... [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 07 2013]
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