“Planet Killers” How It Works Magazine Issue 13 10/2010 Publisher’s Web Site
Baldwin, Emily & Keith Cooper “It Came From Outer Space: A Meteorite Collectors’ Guide” Astronomy Now Magazine 05/2010 Publisher’s Web Site
Gounelle, Matthieu “Que sais-je?: Les MÃ©tÃ©orites” Puf 2009 ISBN13: 978-2-130-57428-6 Publisher’s Web Site
Preston, Douglas “Impact” Forge Book/Tom Doherty Associates 2009 ISBN: 978-0-765-31768-1 NSS Reading Space Review Librarian’s Note: Not what I expected, and certainly some speculative science fiction, with a couple of interesting twists at the end.
RHI Entertainment “Meteor” Genius Products 2009 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: The only real reason to watch this one is to stare in awe at just how much science they got so horribly wrong in one show.
Smith, Caroline, Sara Russell & Gretchen Benedix “Meteorites” Firefly Books 2009 ISBN: 1-554-07515-7 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: “Ooh, that’s pretty!” said the lovely young cashier whilst looking at the cover at the bookstore where I found this title. Ding! Teachable moment. “Well miss, this is a thin section of … Continue reading
Cokinos, Christopher “The Fallen Sky: An Intimate History of Shooting Stars” Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2009 ISBN: 978-1-585-42720-8 Publisher’s Web Site Natural History Review Wall Street Journal Book Excerpt WAMC Interview New West Interview Meteorites: They Came From Outer Space Review
Anderson, David Lee “Asteroid Mine” Artist’s Proof Print 2008 Artist’s Website Librarian’s Note: One of the nice finds at FenCon this weekend. Since it’s an artist’s proof it doesn’t look exactly like the image you see here.
Semeniuk, Ivan “Ice Age Impact” Sky and Telescope Vol. 118 #3 09/2009 Publisher’s Web Site
Parsons, Paul “Asteroid Alert” BBC Focus Magazine 04/2009 Publisher’s Web Site
adAstra: The Magazine of the National Space Society Special Report: â€œThe Threat of Impactâ€ MM Publishing Winter 2008 Publisher’s Web Site National Space Society
Astronomy Vol. 36 #12 Kalmbach Publishing Co. 12/2008 ISSN 0091-6358 Publisher’s Web Site
3D World – The Magazine for 3D Artists Future Publishing Ltd. 09/2008 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Now this is an interesting find. It offers some intriguing articles, including “A walk on the moon [sic]” about animating a walking character in a 1/6th gravity environment, and how to simulate cometary … Continue reading
Liveblogging ISDC 2008 – Day 3 31/05/2008 Morning Session 1: NEO Panel: Hobbyspace / Instapundit Session 2: Personal Spaceflight Indicators: Hobbyspace / Glenn Reynolds/Popular Mechanics / Space News Session 3: Personal Spaceflight Experience: Hobbyspace Afternoon Part 1: Google Lunar X-Prize: Hobbyspace / Instapundit / Space Prizes / X-Prize: The Pomerantz … Continue reading
President and Fellows of Harvard College “Impact: An Asteroid’s Journey to Earth” 2008 00:09:45 Publisher’s Web Site
Klesius, Michael. Illus. by Paul DiMare “The Million Mile Mission” Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine June/July 2008 On-Line Text Best of the Moon 2008 – Big Rocks from Space Librarian’s Note: This issue also features an article on Space Solar Power Satellites, a technology that’s looking increasingly promising as energy … Continue reading
Taylor, McCartney “The Santa Lucia, Argentina Meteorite Fall” Monograph #1 of the Meteorite Expedition Series Texas Meteorite Laboratory 24/01/2008 ISBN: 978-0-557-04436-8 Publisher’s Web Site
Trigo-Rodrigue, J.M., F.J.M. Rietmeijer, J. Lorca & D. Janches (Eds.) “Advances in Meteoroid and Meteor Science” Springer 2008 ISBN13: 978-0-387-78418-2 Publisher’s Web Site
The Science Channel “Super Comet: After the Impact” Discovery Communications, LLC 2007 Librarian’s Note: A bit sensationalistic, but then again asteroid impacts are love nibbles compared to comet impacts. Sort of a ‘Science Faction’ look at the subject. Sort of.
Platt, Kevin Holden “‘Lunar Ark’ Proposed in Case of Deadly Impact on Earth” National Geographic.com 14 Aug 2007 On-Line Text Librarian’s Note: Yours truly is an alumnus of ISU, mentioned in the article, with a Master of Space Studies, cum laude. Our team project was on small satellites to…(sigh)…Mars.
Espace Magazine #30 group Tiqap Juillet/AoÃ»t 2007 Publisher’s Web Site Librarian’s Note: Another phenomenal issue. I’m especially happy with the Soyouz poster that came with it. It’s the kind of thing I can use the next time I put together a plastic model of the spacecraft so I can get … Continue reading
“Exploring Meteorite Mysteries: A Teacher’s Guide with Activities for Earth and Space Sciences” NASA Office of Space Science/Solar System Exploration Division and Office of Human Resources and Education/Education Division 08/1997 EG-1997-08-104-HQ On-line Text (pdf) Librarian’s Note: This was distributed to the participants in the Moon Rock certification classes at the … Continue reading
Faith Films “The Apocalypse” 2007 Publisher’s Web Site IMDB Users Reviews Yahoo! Movies Reviews Escaped Mental Patient Review Librarian’s Note: A fictional look at the theological considerations of a big rock from space. If you’re even vaguely considering it, please refer to the comments and various reviews noted above. It’s … Continue reading
Moidel, Mark (Dir.) “Planetary Defense” SpaceViz Productions 2007 Publisher’s Web Site
Burrows, William E. “The Survival Imperative: Using Space to Protect Earth” Forge Books 08/22/2006 ISBN: 0-765-31114-3 Out of the Cradle Review Publisher’s Website Best of the Moon 2006 – High Frontier