vineri, 16 septembrie 2011

That mysterious southwest streak? Probably a fireball

- The streak of light that blazed across southwestern U.S. skies and stoked burning curiosity across the social media landscape was probably a tiny and bright meteor known as a fireball, a NASA spokeswoman said Thursday. Full story:

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