The Great Canadien Fireball Train of February 9, 1913 as painted by Gustav Hahn
See Tusk, December 2, 2010
“They all hail from the asteroid belt—but not from a single location in the asteroid belt,” he says. “There is no common source for these fireballs, which [...]
Slow feed but great vids
Plugged!: Younger Dryas Impact Event
Feb Fireball Season
Cuba and video
Iowa 1875 and here
NASA Urges Vigilance for Weird Fireballs
NASA 2012 Press Release “The Fireballs of February”
Year of the Snake?
As readers know, the [...]
From The Telegraph:
Some experts highlighted an entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle which refers to a “red crucifix” seen in the night sky, but this occurred in 776 – a year too late – and does not explain why no remnants of the event have since been detected by astronomers.
From Roger of [...]
I hate being dragged into these “modern” reports, since the Tusk specializes about this kind of stuff in the ancient past. But the UK event yesterday was really, really cool and I have posted before on these slow greenish fireballs.
Because of the unusually long duration and slow movement, some people [...]
Dr. Edward Teller
REPOSTED FROM: http://www.project1947.com/gfb/cap21649.html
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UNCLASSIFIED CONFERENCE ON AERIAL PHENOMENA
Held at 1300, 16 February 1949, in conference room P-162, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Present:
4th Army: Major Winn Major Godsoe Captain Neef AFSWP: Commander Mandelkorn University of [...]
The Day the Earth Trembled
by John McFarland
reposted from the Armagh Observatory here.
When the sun began to rise on the morning of 13 August 1930 like any other morning, little did the inhabitants along the banks of the River Curuçá in the Brazilian Amazonas region, near the Peruvian frontier, realise [...]
Assuming a thermal breakup for 73P, Wiegert and colleagues have calculated the most likely trajectory of its dust cloud. Their results: dust should reach Earth in 2022, “producing a minor meteor shower–nothing spectacular. However,” he adds, “the ongoing splitting of the comet means new meteoroids are being sent in new directions, so [...]
Holmes; Are you carbonizing onions or smoking rope in that calabash again?
BY GEORGE WATSON LOOK AT THIS! GREAT BALLS OF FIRE! Neutrons out of something the size of a football from a sustainable D to D fusion. Seems it was thought up years ago by old Farnsworth, the fellow [...]