A meteor in the sky above Reno, Nevada on April 22, 2012 ? Click to enlarge ? Image credit: Lisa Warren
NASA has posted this amazing photo of a minivan-sized meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere last Sunday morning, visible from central/northern California to Nevada: NASA - Fireball Over California/Nevada: How Big Was It?
Bill Cooke of the Meteoroid Environments Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Post by Lindsay Mannering If you live in California or Nevada, you got one hell of a wake-up call Sunday morning when, oops, a giant meteor the size of a minivan exploded into a billion bits over your populated towns and cities. Sci... Read Post
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Astronomers say a loud explosion heard across a large swath of Nevada and California on Sunday morning was likely caused by a meteor. The explosion rattled windows and shook houses from Reno to Winnemucca in Nevada... Read Post
NASA has released a photograph of a flaming meteor that unleashed a powerful sonic boom Sunday morning, rattling houses in California and Nevada when its disintegration released energy equivalent to a 5-kiloton explosion. The former... Read Post