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Irish Astronomers Investigate Sky Explosion

timothy posted about 5 years ago | from the stopping-snake-attacks-since-400-AD dept.

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puroresu writes "Astronomers in Ireland have appealed to the public to contact them with eyewitness accounts of a massive explosion in the sky over the country. From the BBC: 'Astronomy Ireland chairman David Moore said: "So far, reports have been registered by residents in west Cork, Kerry, Cavan and as far north as Donegal, thus suggesting that this spectacular event may have been witnessed by people all over the country. In the past two decades there have been two major explosions in the skies over Ireland. When we investigated these, we were able to conclude that one was a Russian military satellite that exploded over the country, and the other was a rock from space."'"

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Alternative Explanation (1, Funny)

BBCWatcher (900486) | about 5 years ago | (#29337977)

It could be leprechauns [wikipedia.org] .

Re:Alternative Explanation (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338059)

Leprechauns, you know they don't exist?

Probably a Guaold Baseship, or an Asgard ship overrun by replicators...

Re:Alternative Explanation (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338531)

Actually, a better explanation would be that they were drunk. (OK, OK, don't kill me. I'm Irish american with Irish grandparents and let me tell you there is a more than a little truth to this stereotype).

Really? (1)

Wrexs0ul (515885) | about 5 years ago | (#29338145)

And what exactly are they doing with weather balloons?

-Matt

Re:Really? (0)

alexhard (778254) | about 5 years ago | (#29338179)

Going the imaginationland, of course!

Re:Alternative Explanation (1, Insightful)

Canazza (1428553) | about 5 years ago | (#29338159)

"Ders a big ball o fire up der, like a big exploshun, it's bin der all day and it goes awa' at night, whaddaya think it is Padrick?"
"It's the Sun, John, you racist git, bugger off back to London."

frist psot (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29337985)

yay

Pfsst (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29337989)

Whiskey plus Blimp = FAIL

Most likely (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338003)

Just some Catholics throwing pipe bombs at school children.

Spots (4, Funny)

s1lverl0rd (1382241) | about 5 years ago | (#29338015)

Of all the spots our new overlords can land, they coose *Ireland?* Geesh.

Re:Spots (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338067)

Of all the spots our new overlords can land, they coose *Ireland?* Geesh.

Now I'm terrified, why are our new Overlords going to *coose* us?

Re:Spots (2, Funny)

BlindRobin (768267) | about 5 years ago | (#29338295)

It's possible they've come for the stouts and porters that have slurred the previous posters keyboard.

Re:Spots (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338071)

Well, Ireland is actually atlantis [breakingnews.ie] , see.

Re:Spots (2, Funny)

mrops (927562) | about 5 years ago | (#29338963)

This story is Bullshit,.

I have been following a documentary where they found Atlantis in another Galaxy and there are life sucking aliens investation there.

Re:Spots (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338443)

Oh - come on...

Where else on earth can they make contact with an highly advanced civilization?

Stupid question...

Re:Spots (2, Funny)

Sumbius (1500703) | about 5 years ago | (#29338639)

Of all the spots our new overlords can land, they coose *Ireland?* Geesh.

I for one welcome our Irish coosing overlords.

To whoever tagged story as uk (5, Informative)

andyh3930 (605873) | about 5 years ago | (#29338033)

Learn geography. Ireland in not in the UK, Northern Ireland is, but the Republic of Ireland isn't.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

cupantae (1304123) | about 5 years ago | (#29338065)

!uk!

I'm sure i heard of something happening in Ireland round about 1916...

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1, Informative)

Atrox666 (957601) | about 5 years ago | (#29338779)

The Wind that Shakes the Barley is a good movie on the whole thing. Somewhat historically accurate for the most part.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0460989/ [imdb.com]
The English have a long tradition of being oppressive cunts..the current situation is just the latest bout.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (2, Insightful)

erroneous (158367) | about 5 years ago | (#29338869)

"People" have a long tradition of being oppressive cunts.

Every society, religion, race or creed that's had the opportunity has gone ahead and done it. It's human nature - human nature that we should attempt to change as we civilise ourselves - but it's not specifically English behaviour.

No surrender (-1, Troll)

Hognoxious (631665) | about 5 years ago | (#29338991)

Well you should listen more carefully next time.

Ulstermen didn't fancy living in a catholic theocracy, and so Northern Ireland remains part of the UK.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

pete-wilko (628329) | about 5 years ago | (#29338113)

It's probably being tagged 'uk' because the story link is from the BBC, and people are very very lazy.

Unfortunately the misconception is wide spread, particularly in mainland europe, which to be honest does baffle and infuriate me.

If it's any consolation at the start of a story on the mainpage the tags are mostly noise, check back at 100+ comments and hopefully things have sorted themselves out... - seriously can see tags get more sensible as time drags on. Mostly.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338193)

It says 'Ireland' which means it is the island of Ireland, which entails the Republic of Ireland AND Northern Ireland, so yes, UK is an appropriate tag.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338227)

it is the island of Ireland, which entails the Republic of Ireland AND Northern Ireland, so yes, UK is an appropriate tag.

And Spain is an appropriate name for Cuba, Japan is an appropriate name for Korea and the United States is an appropriate name for the Philippines. I would call you an insensitive prick, but I believe it's already implied thoroughly enough.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338287)

No, you just made up a load of nonsense, what I said made sense.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

pegasustonans (589396) | about 5 years ago | (#29338265)

No, politics aside, UK is not an appropriate tag. If you'd actually read the article, you'd notice the areas referred are decidedly south and decidedly in the republic.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

Trepidity (597) | about 5 years ago | (#29338313)

The article mentions Donegal and Cavan, which sandwich the western part of Northern Ireland. Donegal actually borders it to the north! Presumably if it could be seen in Donegal and Cavan, it could also be seen in Fermanagh?

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

pegasustonans (589396) | about 5 years ago | (#29338433)

My impression was the article suggested most reports came from Cork and Kerry, but a few isolated reports came from further north. In any event, all reports indicate observations trending to the west.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338445)

But we all renegade that North Ireland is part of UK.! You the imperialist.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338331)

Oh right, so that means it's just impossible that people could spot this in Northern Ireland too? Everyone's using dumb logic against a perfectly valid point, please stop.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

imakemusic (1164993) | about 5 years ago | (#29338371)

Ok, but next time there's an article about Mexico can we tag it "America"?

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1, Funny)

laederkeps (976361) | about 5 years ago | (#29338683)

America? Fuck yeah!

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

PinkyDead (862370) | about 5 years ago | (#29338543)

While the counties are surely in the Republic, I seriously doubt that "Ulster says No" applies to meteors, exploding blimps or celestial pyrotechnics.

(Unless, of course, it was one of them popish meteors)

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

MichaelSmith (789609) | about 5 years ago | (#29338591)

While the counties are surely in the Republic, I seriously doubt that "Ulster says No" applies to meteors, exploding blimps or celestial pyrotechnics.

(Unless, of course, it was one of them popish meteors)

You would have to look around for Three Wise Men.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

Hognoxious (631665) | about 5 years ago | (#29339079)

Three wise men? In Ireland?

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

johnsie (1158363) | about 5 years ago | (#29339075)

Ulster loyalist folklore has it that the southern Irish turned their lights on to help guide the Nazi bombers in WW2.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (5, Informative)

wrook (134116) | about 5 years ago | (#29338291)

Reminds me of a time I was working in London. When I first started one of the guys asked me, "Are you American". I replied, "No Canadian". He just said, "Same thing."

So, I asked him: "Are you English" and he said, "No I'm Irish." I said, "Same thing".

I still marvel at the fact that I'm still alive... ;-)

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338441)

Besides him being correct and you not you mean?

Canada is in the americas. Ireland is not in England.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338585)

Ok, then call an Irishman "British," because Ireland is in the British Isles. *NOW* do you see his point?

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

Hognoxious (631665) | about 5 years ago | (#29339097)

I think Ian Paisley would be quite pleased.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338693)

Except that despite being geographically incorrect, people use, "American" to refer specifically to a citizen of the United States of America.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29339141)

The proper way to say it is "US Citizen". The USA is just a small part of the continents of America and was set up long after they were given the name "America". I guess the US and international media need to do more to educate people as to correct way to talk about a citizen of the US.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29339237)

Nope, using the term "American" to refer to a US citizen is still correct. Most countries use that term in legal documents. An immigration document from another country will state "American" under Nationality for a US citizen.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0, Redundant)

Ragzouken (943900) | about 5 years ago | (#29338461)

You're from the continent named America, he's not from anything called England.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0, Troll)

bgarcia (33222) | about 5 years ago | (#29338619)

The continent named America, eh? The Irish public school system must be every bit as good as the American.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (2, Insightful)

slashmojo (818930) | about 5 years ago | (#29338709)

The six-continent combined-America model is taught in Latin America, and some parts of Europe including Greece, Portugal, Spain and Italy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continent [wikipedia.org]

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338725)

I call BS. I think there are very few people who mean the continent when they ask the question "Are you American?". I'd imagine Brazillian or Mexican won't be asked such question or even presumed to be "American". The fact that you can spin the question to mean something else doesn't mean that it is right.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

maxume (22995) | about 5 years ago | (#29338791)

There isn't really a continent named America. There is certainly a place, but the usage, in English, while muddled, is usually to refer to someone from the United States.

By your argument, the guy would also call someone from Brazil or Argentina the 'same thing' as an American, which starts to get pretty useless.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

Hurricane78 (562437) | about 5 years ago | (#29338895)

There isn't a continent named America?

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amerika [wikipedia.org]

They were attached before they put a trench trough Panama. Still the same continent thought. :)

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

Hognoxious (631665) | about 5 years ago | (#29339011)

I said to this Jewish guy, "You sank the Titanic!".

"That was an Iceberg." he said.

"Well", I said, "iceberg, Goldberg - same thing".

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29339039)

That's weird. Normally it goes like this: "Are you American?" "No, I'm Canadian." "Oh, that's OK then. Sorry if I offended you."

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0, Redundant)

Angostura (703910) | about 5 years ago | (#29339169)

He was of course right. America is a continent, not a country.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338565)

The wife and I live in the Northern Ireland Antrim, and we say the explosion so I guess it does relate to the UK

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

bloodninja (1291306) | about 5 years ago | (#29338697)

Learn geography. Ireland in not in the UK, Northern Ireland is, but the Republic of Ireland isn't.

There is no political entity called the Republic of Ireland. The phrase "the Republic of Ireland" is the official description of the political entity called "Ireland" which makes up 80% of the island called "Ireland"

http://dotancohen.com/eng/britain_england_united_kingdom.html [dotancohen.com]

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338785)

There is no political entity called the Republic of Ireland. The phrase "the Republic of Ireland" is the official description of the political entity called "Ireland"

Right... and he used that description to describe it as the Republic of Ireland. What are you objecting to, exactly?

There's no political entity legally named "the United Kingdom" or "America" either, but people generally get the gist of what's being said.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338809)

Bullshit. Nobody refers to the republic as "Ireland" except the fenians who still want to annexe the North.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29339243)

as opposed to the Huns who have already annexed the North? The Brits went over there, killed a lotof people, raped the women and children and stole land from innocent people. They deserve to keep the North after all those wonderful things, right?

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

badfish99 (826052) | about 5 years ago | (#29338945)

There certainly is a political entity called the Republic of Ireland. Most people in Britain either call it that, or else call it Eire, in order to distinguish it from Ireland the geographical region, which is not a single political entity.

Of couse the name of the Republic of Ireland is just Ireland (or else Eire, depending on which language you are using). But all attentive readers of Alice Through the Looking Glass will know that there is often a difference between the name of something, and what it is called.

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

Atrox666 (957601) | about 5 years ago | (#29338705)

Wouldn't they let you join if you asked nice? KIDDING!

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

Runaway1956 (1322357) | about 5 years ago | (#29338827)

Maybe you meant "Learn politics" rather than "learn geography"? Ireland is where it is, and that won't change, short of some cataclysmic event. Being part of the UK is - well, just politics!

Re:To whoever tagged story as uk (1)

TheVelvetFlamebait (986083) | about 5 years ago | (#29339105)

I only learn tidbits of information that are either useful or interesting, and currently, that particular piece of info is neither.

Robin Williams (2)

Joebert (946227) | about 5 years ago | (#29338053)

I can't help but think of Robin Williams calling up with his drunken Irish golfer accent to explain "a huge fuckin' fireball in tha sky".

Re:Robin Williams (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338185)

That was a Scottish Golfer not Irish. But alas we forgive you, you must be American. 20% of Americans can't even find America on a world map according to a question to Miss South Carolina. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww .

Re:Robin Williams (1)

value_added (719364) | about 5 years ago | (#29338237)

That was a Scottish Golfer not Irish ...

LOL.

I guess the subject of Robin William's routine (a drunken Scottsman's invention of golf), or the thick Scottish brogue, wasn't enough of a hint for the OP.

Re:Robin Williams (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338493)

The rather worrying thing about Miss South Carolina isn't that she got tongue tied but that in the interview she gave after the event she clearly demonstrates she isn't of above average intelligence yet seems to have a university place.

If she is capable of a degree in an American university what value is there in an American degree?

Re:Robin Williams (2, Insightful)

alzoron (210577) | about 5 years ago | (#29338631)

It isn't that American university degrees aren't completely suspect. The majority of graduates from our universities are actually fairly bright individuals. The problem is that there the three ways to get a degree are to either be rich and donate a lot of money, bring fame to the school in some way, or genuinely be intelligent. The first two ways only really comprise a small fraction, the only problem is that they generate an inversely greater amount of attention. This is mostly what lends to the American universities are bullshit attitude that we see thrown around most of the time.

Now I'm not saying that famous people and rich people are inherently stupid, but their actual intelligence usually doesn't factor into their acceptance most of the time.

Re:Robin Williams (2, Informative)

Hognoxious (631665) | about 5 years ago | (#29338973)

I don't think it's that. University covers quite a broad range of quality - some of them are a very long way from Harvard or MIT.

[cue argument about whether Yale and Berkely are better...]

Re:Robin Williams (1)

YrWrstNtmr (564987) | about 5 years ago | (#29338767)

If she is capable of a degree in an American university what value is there in an American degree?

She's there for the 'Mrs' degree.

Re:Robin Williams (4, Funny)

Atrox666 (957601) | about 5 years ago | (#29339125)

Do you not think that poor girl got hit in the face with a lot of dick before she got that far?
The poor girl might have been concussed by that point.

Re:Robin Williams (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338511)

Sigh.

It never takes long for the drunken comments to surface.

Re:Robin Williams (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338757)

"Sigh. It never takes long for the drunken comments to surface." he said, while sipping his Guiness and doing a riverdance with a leprechaun.

The real reason could be.. (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338085)

Santa Claus missed a red light ?

no telescope (3, Interesting)

backslashdot (95548) | about 5 years ago | (#29338107)

Too bad the Leviathan of Parsonstown is not in operation and they let it rot, maybe they'd have been able to track it properly.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leviathan_of_Parsonstown [wikipedia.org]

Re:no telescope (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338269)

Duh when quoting a wikipedia article you could at least read the entire piece . . . "It has since been reassembled as a tourist attraction"

Re:no telescope (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338541)

Because of the castled walls on either side, it looks a bit like a giant catapult and relies on the earth for much of its Azimuth range of motion. Given the cloudy skies and its limited pointing ability, it wouldn't make a good comet or asteroid scope, but it's owner did discover the spiral nature of galaxies through it and it is by far the biggest telescope I've peered through with my own eyes (during a star party in 2001). I've no idea what dim starfield I was gazing at but I suspect it was far beyond the reach of any amateur scope I've had access to.

Afterburners (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338119)

It is probably just a fighter jet kicking in the afterburners. I remember after 9/11 occurred here in the U.S. we heard these very loud explosive booms in the suburbs and at first people thought they were terrorist attacks but it turned out they were just fighter jets. Normally, fighter jets aren't allowed to do that over populated areas for obvious reasons, unless there's a serious emergency, e.g. a 9/11 event. Probably, a pilot just did it for fun over Ireland. Unless there was some sort of event they're not telling us about, like a neighboring country's pilot passed into their territory and had to be caught up with and escorted out of the country. Who knows really. In any event it probably wasn't anything too mysterious.

Re:Afterburners (1)

MichaelSmith (789609) | about 5 years ago | (#29338487)

The problem with firing the afterburners over Ireland is finding the country again afterwards.

It's a Texas Band! (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338141)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Explosions_in_the_Sky

False alarm ... (3, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338191)

... it was just my iPod exploding. Again.

Re:False alarm ... (1)

johnsie (1158363) | about 5 years ago | (#29339185)

lol

sif (-1, Offtopic)

specific_pacific (904746) | about 5 years ago | (#29338289)

pix or ban

Me too (0, Offtopic)

orange47 (1519059) | about 5 years ago | (#29338325)

I saw it from my parents basement

Electric Picnic? (-1, Redundant)

inamorty (1227366) | about 5 years ago | (#29338333)

Explosions in the sky [youtube.com] were playing Saturday at the Electric Picnic [wikipedia.org] .
Me thinks someone had too many class As...

Astronomy chairman? (0, Flamebait)

m.alessandrini (1587467) | about 5 years ago | (#29338351)

"a rock from space" does not seem advanced astronomy terminology to me....

Idiocracy (3, Funny)

Jugalator (259273) | about 5 years ago | (#29338437)

and the other was a rock from space

A meteor, in other words?

Damn idiocracy.

Re:Idiocracy (1)

Jugalator (259273) | about 5 years ago | (#29338449)

"This was actually the planet Jupiter and it can be characterised by being by far the brightest star in the entire night sky," he said.

... and Jupiter is apparently promoted to "star" status now too. What the HELL. *cries*

Re:Idiocracy (4, Insightful)

anarchyboy (720565) | about 5 years ago | (#29338723)

Planets that are visible by the naked eye and look like stars are often called stars even though we now know they are not, like venus for example. also some of the 'stars' in the night sky may be galaxies and shooting stars have nothing to do with stars either. Calling twinkly points of light in the sky stars even if they're something else is not uncommon.

Re:Idiocracy (2, Informative)

digitig (1056110) | about 5 years ago | (#29338801)

It started out with "star" status -- in classical terms it was specifically a wandering star (mods, please mod any Lee Marvin references down!)

My bad. I farted. (0, Troll)

Narcocide (102829) | about 5 years ago | (#29338471)

It was too close to a campfire.

Well, I think... (0, Redundant)

michaelleung (1335645) | about 5 years ago | (#29338523)

I think it was a giant plane filled with beer exploded at night after crashing into leprechauns (drunk ones, of course).

Just a typical Irish Craic-up (1)

Goffee71 (628501) | about 5 years ago | (#29338529)

Dublin welcomes careless alien pilots

Jupiter is not a star! (1)

Aphrika (756248) | about 5 years ago | (#29338549)

From the article:

"This was actually the planet Jupiter and it can be characterised by being by far the brightest star in the entire night sky," he said.

That's gonna really follow that astronomer around for a long time...

Re:Jupiter is not a star! (1)

kayditty (641006) | about 5 years ago | (#29338909)

And despite what they were really trying to say, Jupiter is only very occasionally the "brightest star" in the night sky; depending on your definition of "night," Venus absolutely dwarfs Jupiter a large percentage of the time--the rest of the time it's the second brightest star in the morning.

MQDuck Little (1)

mqduck (232646) | about 5 years ago | (#29338581)

The sky is exploding! The sky is exploding!

shamus shamus (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 5 years ago | (#29338665)

God just bent over

They know it wasn't Jesus coming back... (0, Flamebait)

Atrox666 (957601) | about 5 years ago | (#29338745)

..cuz in Ireland where are you going to find 3 wise men and a virgin?

St. Guinness (0, Troll)

hardihoot (1044510) | about 5 years ago | (#29338799)

It's just Saint Guinness starting up his brewery in heaven to make the angels tipsy and put ole St. Patty at ease. The clouds & harps must be gettin a'borin up thar.

There's a slightly better article (5, Informative)

Vexar (664860) | about 5 years ago | (#29339001)

http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/278826 [digitaljournal.com] I think what happened here was that the BBC found the Digital Journal article, got famously sloppy, and reprinted a dumbed down version. I think the Slashdot community needs to do what it can for the astronomy groups in Ireland (North or otherwise). There's been more debate over whether a skit from decades ago was about an Irishman or a Scotsman than discussion of the actual article. Granted, neither article has anything more than several people reporting seeing an explosion in the night sky (apparently while watching Jupiter), but is there any follow-up?

Well, yes there is: http://www.mail-archive.com/meteorite-list@meteoritecentral.com/msg77530.html [mail-archive.com] So, a meteorite, or if you read the BBC papers, a "space rock." Let's at least pretend we care about the news, not being our usual, fitful selves.

Fireball forensics (4, Informative)

clyde_cadiddlehopper (1052112) | about 5 years ago | (#29339189)

Two good observations are sufficient for triangulation. CCD equipped all-sky cameras [cloudbait.com] and run-of-the-mill security cameras are watching about everywhere. Without multiple images, here's [phys.uvic.ca] a trajectory analysis based on sound (sonic booms?) at seismic stations.
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