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#Meteorite

# meteorite - Friday 25 May, 2018

Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts
# The Sky's The Limit
# The Sky's The Limit

Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts

May 25th 2018, 11:47 AM 10,226 Views 8 Comments

You can strike it rich but it’s like playing the lottery.

# meteorite - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Did you see an 'extremely bright' fireball blaze across the sky last night? Lots of people did
# Meteorite
# Meteorite

Did you see an 'extremely bright' fireball blaze across the sky last night? Lots of people did

Nov 24th 2016, 2:04 PM 25,879 Views 42 Comments

Anyone for an old-fashioned meteorite hunt?

# meteorite - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by 'meteorite'
# Tamil Nadu
# Tamil Nadu

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by 'meteorite'

Feb 9th 2016, 1:28 PM 16,740 Views 36 Comments

Three other people were injured in the incident.

# meteorite - Monday 9 November, 2015

Did you spot the massive fireball that passed over Ireland last night?
# Great Balls Of Fire
# Great Balls Of Fire

Did you spot the massive fireball that passed over Ireland last night?

Nov 9th 2015, 7:56 PM 20,851 Views 27 Comments

The explosion was most likely caused by a space rock colliding with earth, Astronomy Ireland said.

# meteorite - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?
# Northern Star
# Northern Star

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 13,737 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of sightings were reported to Astronomy Ireland, from all over the country.

# meteorite - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Did you see the 'giant fireball' over the east of the country last night?
# Meteorite
# Meteorite

Did you see the 'giant fireball' over the east of the country last night?

Nov 19th 2014, 12:01 AM 44,269 Views 81 Comments

It could be part of an asteroid – burning up in the atmosphere. And it could spark a meteorite-hunt…

# meteorite - Friday 4 April, 2014

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite
# Close Shave
From The42
# Close Shave

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite

Apr 4th 2014, 4:16 PM 24,483 Views 25 Comments

Norway’s public broadcaster NRK aired the clip of Anders Helstrup’s jump last night.

# meteorite - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Space rocks spark 'gold rush'-style frenzy in hills of South Korea
# Space Oddities
# Space Oddities

Space rocks spark 'gold rush'-style frenzy in hills of South Korea

Mar 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,701 Views 1 Comment

Hundreds of people have been scouring hills and rice paddies in the hope of a ‘bonanza’ after a meteor shower shower near the city of Jinju.

# meteorite - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Oct 17th 2013, 11:02 PM 11,047 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about an arrest over the Elaine O’Hara murder, a hit and run and the Russian meteorite.

Giant chunk of meteorite pulled out of Russian lake
# Space
# Space

Giant chunk of meteorite pulled out of Russian lake

Oct 17th 2013, 7:08 PM 16,559 Views 39 Comments

Over 1,600 people were injured when the meteor struck the Chelyabinsk region of the Russian Urals.

# meteorite - Friday 24 May, 2013

Did you see a fireball blazing across Ireland on Wednesday night?
# Fireball
# Fireball

Did you see a fireball blazing across Ireland on Wednesday night?

May 24th 2013, 7:52 PM 16,639 Views 58 Comments

Astronomy Ireland is gathering reports to try and figure out if the fireball might have landed on Irish soil.

# meteorite - Friday 15 February, 2013

# meteorite - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists

Jan 17th 2012, 3:54 PM 4,212 Views 5 Comments

Chunks of meteorite found in Morocco in December, thought to have fallen in July, came from Mars millions of years ago.

# meteorite - Monday 9 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jan 9th 2012, 8:04 PM 5,594 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Calls to negotiate a second bailout, Gardaí investigate woman’s death in nursing home, and which celebrity chef has been a very naughty boy?

Live in the north-east? Start looking for some meteorites
# Fireball
# Fireball

Live in the north-east? Start looking for some meteorites

Jan 9th 2012, 6:09 PM 4,181 Views 11 Comments

Astronomy Ireland believes a fireball seen last week landed in the Irish Sea – but would have disintegrated over land first.

# meteorite - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Meteor hunt begins after fireball lands 'on west of Ireland'
# Fireball
# Fireball

Meteor hunt begins after fireball lands 'on west of Ireland'

Aug 31st 2011, 11:43 AM 5,762 Views 9 Comments

Anybody who finds fragments of the meteorite could make thousands of euro, experts say. So what are we looking for?

# meteorite - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
# Stargazing
# Stargazing

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'

Aug 27th 2011, 12:41 PM 858 Views 4 Comments

Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.