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Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts
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# 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
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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
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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.

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

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists
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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.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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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
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# 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.

Meteor hunt begins after fireball lands 'on west of Ireland'
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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 hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
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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.