One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
Lightning plus volcanic ash makes glass - EurekAlert! Strike-slip faults mediate the rise ... Atlantic) during RV METEOR cruise ... slow plate convergence setting (West ... Himalayas, Andes, and ... 03/4/2015 - 11:49 am | View Link
East Coast Tsunami: If It Happens, MILLIONS Of Americans Could Die - PrisonPlanet ... of Virginia and North Carolina where ... towards the coast and strike in a ... Beach, FL (less than 10′) West Palm ... would happen if a ... 03/3/2015 - 6:25 am | View Link
Meteor over Loch Ness: This is how the photographer captured the breath-taking picture The one photographed by Mr Macdonald was part of a meteor shower seen over north-west Scotland last night. Stornoway Coastguard said it had received a number of "flare reports" that were later found to be related to the phenomenon. A spokeswoman for the ... 03/16/2015 - 7:00 am | View Link
King: Did meteor strike give birth to mysterious 'Bermuda Triangle of the North'? (with video) Having lived on these shores for most of my childhood and grown up with the legend, I decided to take a closer look at this “Bermuda Triangle of the North” to see what could ... readings may range from 27 degrees west to 3 degrees east.” 01/17/2015 - 2:55 am | View Link
Asteroid Flyby Unrelated to Large Meteor Strike in Russia The largest recorded meteor strike in a century roared over Chelyabinsk ... vertical angle to the plane of the earth’s orbit, and the meteor from north-east to south-west, they are classified by astronomers as independent events. However, the occurrence ... 02/21/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
After dramatic meteor strike, Russians pick up pieces Meanwhile, the search continued for major fragments of the meteor. In the town of Chebarkul, 50 miles west of Chelyabinsk city ... called meteorites, in the North Bay. And Cuba apparently experienced a phenomenon similar to the meteorite that detonated ... 02/16/2013 - 1:35 pm | View Link
Toll from meteor strike is biggest ever A meteor strike on Friday that injured almost a thousand ... it seems to have been travelling in a different direction -- east-west, whereas the asteroid tonight will be travelling south to north," said Massey. Said Bonnal: "Not on the same orbit, not ... 02/15/2013 - 1:07 pm | View Link
Oklahoma City Meteor this Morning A wonderful sight, but the non-believers are right! See how the VFX shots were created for the OKC meteor: http://blog.digitaltutors.com/oklahoma-city ... 03/28/2015 - 8:55 pm | View Website
American Meteor Society Welcome to the home of the American Meteor Society, Ltd., a non-profit scientific organization established to inform, encourage, and support the research activities ... 03/28/2015 - 7:57 pm | View Website
Impact event Major impact events have significantly shaped Earth's history, having been implicated in the formation of the Earth–Moon system, the evolutionary history of life ... 03/28/2015 - 5:34 pm | View Website
Meteor Craters View satellite images and maps of meteor / asteroid impact craters - Geology.com - maps provided by Google.com 03/27/2015 - 4:24 pm | View Website
Meteoroid A meteor or "shooting star" is the passage of a meteoroid or micrometeoroid into the Earth's atmosphere, incandescent from air friction and shedding glowing material ... 03/27/2015 - 1:43 am | View Website
A teenage skier was taken by ambulance Sunday afternoon to a Rumford hospital after falling and getting hurt in what officials at Black Mountain Ski Resort described as a “pond-skimming accident.”
General Manager Jim Carter said the girl was completing a run at the base of the mountain when she attempted to skim across a pond of water on her skis.
Carter said the girl fell and landed on her side.