Tag Archives: meteors

Giant space rock hurtling towards your planet! Fr. Z opines and advises.

Some of my friends in our SMS exchanges will at times long for the big meteor to put us out of our misery.
Today I read at Space.com that there is a big asteroid – hopefully not meteor – coming.
A space rock … Continue reading

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The Tears of St. Lawrence are still flowing

Did you know that the annual Perseid Meteor Shower is nicknamed "The Tears of St. Lawrence"?  The shower occurs every year around the feast of the grate … great Saint as Mother Earth zooms through a cloud of debris deposited … Continue reading

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Meteoric procession

And now for a different sort of procession…
A very cool story brings together things processional, astronomical, a census year and a reference to Manhattan (where I am as I write):

Walt Whitman Meteor Mystery Solved
(June 3) – The long-standing mystery over … Continue reading

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