Posts Tagged: Meteor
July 24, 2019
A fireball as bright as the full moon was observed by the Western University All-Sky Camera Network across southern Ontario and Quebec 2:44 a.m. ET this morning (Wednesday, July 24)….
May 21, 2019
A new study from Western University posits proof to the possibility that an oncoming swarm of meteors – likened to the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot by some extraterrestrial experts…
January 26, 2018
A network of cameras directed by Western University observed a bright fireball across southern Ontario at 7:23 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24. Analysis of the video data by Western scientists…
December 1, 2017
Tiny fragments from the asteroid belt sizzled to Earth near London International Airport this week, Western University sky cameras show. Likely smaller than a baby’s fingernail, they’re the remnants of…
October 7, 2016
Researchers from Western University have released footage of a basketball-sized fireball that was seen widely by observers throughout southern Ontario and adjacent areas early Friday morning (Oct. 7). Peter Brown,…
August 28, 2015
A new international collaborative study describes how an image stacking technique known as ‘digital tracking’ can be used to discover large numbers of new asteroids that are too difficult to…
February 15, 2013
Western University astronomy professor Margaret Campbell-Brown is available to speak with media about the meteor that exploded over Russia.
January 21, 2013
The Government of Canada launched a new study today to identify the cause of the so-called ‘Windsor Hum,’ which will be conducted, in part, by renowned Western University astronomer Peter Brown.