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Posted on 03/10/2009 11:38:53 AM PDT by TaraP
Second Loud Boom Rattles Windows In NY
May Have Been Meteorite (3/9/2009) There's been another loud "boom." This time it rattled windows in parts of Rockland County.
Nanuet resident Keith Wallenstein said the mysterious noise woke him up at about 5:15 Monday morning and sounded like someone had flown an F-16 over his house.
An earlier loud "boom" heard in Westchester County early Saturday might have been a meteorite.
Police and The Journal News got a flurry of reports from people in Scarsdale, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Tuckahoe, Eastchester and Bronxville.
Weather officials say there was no thunder in the area at the time.
Liz Holland of Mount Kisco says she was looking out her window around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. She saw a brilliant yellow object streaking through the sky.
An official from the Rockland Astronomy Club says yellow is a typical color for a meteorite.
Meanwhile, the curator of the private Macovich Collection made an offer on Tuesday, asking residents of the New York suburb for chunks of the barely cooled meteorite. Darryl Pitt is offering $10,000 for it.
Pitt is intrigued by the reports of a big "boom" and the brilliant yellow streak in the skies north of New York City.
Pitt says has spoken with Liz Holland, who witnessed the spectacle early Saturday. He is convinced that she did, indeed, see a meteorite fireball.
Pitt is offering $10,000 for the first person who turns over a kilogram of suburban space rock.
LAST WEEK The same BOOMS were heard in Santa Cruz and Oarnge County California...hmmm
One may be a meteor. Two would not be.
Mystery sonic boom in California
Residents of California’s Central Coast experienced a sonic boom Wednesday morning but nobody knows the source. The Federal Aviation Administration reviewed their data and came back empty-handed.
Perhaps Rosie O’Donnell fall down go boom!
Military flying supersonic, I bet.
We get that off the coast, with excuses like “atmospheric conditions amplified the sounds of military bombing excercizes on San Clemente Island”, that explains the boom that was heard from San Diego to Point Dumas.
One may be a meteorite, but three or four?
It’s the sound of Obama’s lofty rhetoric and bitter reality colliding....
The last meteor I saw streak across the sky "landed"(disintegrated in the sky) some 2,000 miles away. Good luck to all those NY'ers hunting around the burbs trying to find something that isn't there. If any bits did make it to earth, they'd be in Ohio somewhere.
JAN 23rd, 2009
‘Atmospheric Condition’ Likely Cause Of Rumbles, Say Experts
Blasting, Vibration Sounds Rattle Residents
SALLISAW, Okla. — The Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office has been flooded with more than 100 calls since Tuesday. On Friday residents in Crawford and Sebastian counties in Arkansas and Adair and LeFlore counties in Oklahoma reported feeling and hearing rumbles.
“(The noise) is always from a distance,” said Chris Keathley, of the Sequoyah County Department of Emergency Management. “We’ve never had anybody say it’s right here on me.”
Ron Lockhart, the Sequoyah County sheriff, said the department has checked with every mining company in the county but none have reported any blasting.
why not two? might have come from the same place and broke up while... passing the moon?
ROFL! Best post!
In Bude (Cornwall, England) today there was the sound of a huge explosion that caused huge cracks in at least one person’s house. The thing is no one knows what caused it — there is no obvious explosion site, and the MOD and RAF deny any supersonic planes were flying over that area. Although the Ministry of Defence have been known to lie sometimes, surely a sonic boom that could crack houses would have smashed everyone’s windows too. It’s a fascinating mystery.
This has happened in the US as well. In April, I experienced it in San Diego and it was reported in the newspaper. Every agency or entity that could conceivably be responsible says it had nothing to do with it and though it shook my four story office building, there is still no explanation for it.
Sure why not. Hasn't everyone seen those 'end of the earth' Glo-bull warming movies where moon-meteors are falling by the dozens in slow motion with trails of smoke behind them- smashing into buildings?
Of course the Eviro-greeny scientist goes up in the first warp engine driven space shuttle, detonates a "meg" bomb (which he builds out of parts scavenged from the shuttle) and heals the fractured moon, which then goes back into it's proper orbit, saving the world.
All hail the enviro-geek scientists is the moral of the story, and of course it could all be avoided if evil man didn't burn "fossil fuel".
No,,,,That’s the sound of them leaving!
I did not barbeque that night.
Just sayin’ :P
way too many of those.
Well, if it was a sonic boom from aircraft, don’t they produce a double-boom? I mean, that’s what I’ve actually heard myself. It’s a distinctive sound.
Otherwise, if not a sonic boom from aircraft, then perhaps someone blowing up an outhouse, as a joke... LOL...
Oh..., wait a minute..., we don’t have outhouses, any more...
One time I was driving around Talihina, OK, actually by Sardis Lake and headed over to the Talimena Highway for a road trip, and while at Sardis Lake, on an island there, I heard some loud booms, in a regular repeating pattern, for an hour or so. They were loud and continuous, in intervals of maybe a minute or so. The boomed through the hills around there.
But, considering the direction they were coming from, and the fact that I knew over in that direction was McAlester Ammunition Depot (and the fact that these “explosions” were regular), I concluded they were disposing of ordinance or something similar. The McAlester Ammunition Depot was about 30-35 miles away and over many hills and “mountains” (if you can call them that in Oklahoma... LOL... ).
You never know what you hear and for what reason, when you don’t know all the details or some facts are missing from your “knowledge”. If I had not known what was around there, I might have really wondered about that...
Over the last 2 years?
Started in Jan of 2006 and is been going ever since..
There is all sorts of things hitting the stratosphere at over mach 1 at any given time, some boom, some don’t.
Wouldn’t that have set off an earthquake, or if it were a pool, a tsunami?
>why not two? might have come from the same place and broke up while... passing the moon?<<
Yeah, but the odds of them entering the atmosphere over the same exact spot on the planet (unless together at the same time) is astronomical.
No pun intended...
Someone served chili in Chappaqua. Mystery solved!
This started to happen in Space beginning in 2006 with NASA
A mysterious screen of extra-loud radio noise permeates the cosmos, preventing astronomers from observing heat from the first stars. The balloon-borne ARCADE instrument discovered this cosmic static (white band, top) on its July 2006 flight. The noise is six times louder than expected. Astronomers have no idea why.
Scientists hear mystery boom from space
Radio noise from distant cosmos is six times louder than expected
There is “something new and interesting going on in the universe,” said Alan Kogut of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
A team led by Kogut detected the signal with a balloon-borne instrument named ARCADE (Absolute Radiometer for Cosmology, Astrophysics and Diffuse Emission).
In July 2006, the instrument was launched from NASA’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility in Palestine, Texas, and reached an altitude of about 120,000 feet (36,500 meters),
signs in the heavens, obviously.
TODAY FROM SPEACEWEATHER..
COSMOS IS FALLING: The first fragments of shattered satellite Cosmos 2251 are about to reenter Earth’s atmosphere. According to US Strategic Command, fragment 1993-036PX will reenter on March 12th, followed by 1993-036KW on March 28th and 1993-036MC on March 30th. These are probably centimeter-sized pieces that will disintegrate in the atmosphere, posing no threat to people on the ground.
Cosmos 2251 was shattered on Feb. 10th when it collided with another satellite, Iridium 33. Cosmos 2251 possessed about one and a half times more mass than Iridium 33 and to date appears to have produced more than twice the number of fragments. Click on the image to view a map of the debris orbits:
This quote you have, says — “A mysterious screen of extra-loud radio noise permeates the cosmos...”
You do realize that this “noise” is not noise in the sense that you or I hear with out ears. It’s not noise in that sense. It’s only “radio frequency noise”. They’re using terminology that one could possibly confuse with conventional “noise” that one hears with their ears.
Also — “Scientists hear mystery boom from space”
This, once again, is not really a “boom” in the sense that we hear a boom, with our ears. It’s only the “terminology” to get across the idea of a big increase in radio frequency waves hitting the instrument. It’s a “boom” in that sense.
And, instruments that detect this, can be “assigned” a “sound” so that we can “hear it” — but we’re really not hearing it, actually. What is happening is that we have created the sound, so that our ears can have some “representation” of it. It’s *not* the actual “noise” that is going on. It’s a sound produced from the instrumentation...
So, this is talking about something that we would never even know was there — as “humans” — using our normal senses. We only know of it existing as we have instruments that can measure frequencies in the range of what is coming from this area of space. If not for those specialized instruments, we would never even know they existed, and people on the ground would know nothing of it.
BUT, aside from that fact, of them being radio frequency waves, totally out of the range of perception of human beings — there are strange things that go on in the universe, things that people have been totally ignorant of — for centuries, simply because they had nothing to detect them. Now we’re able to detect things which have been there, but simply never known.
Now, while there may be a few “new things” — I really seriously doubt that there are “new things” in space, in the universe. These things have been there all along — it’s just that people never knew they were there.
And in addition to that, even if something “shows up” that wasn’t showing on instruments in the recent past — I believe it would be nothing more than either a “cycle’ that waxes and wanes, or something that was in another region of space (like a body that is moving through space) and simply is in our region of space now.
I wouldn’t be “looking too intently” for any particular set of “signs in the heavens” — because then people tend to jump on everything that shows up as a “sign” of something... :-)
If there are going to be signs that are the ones that the Bible is talking about, it will be *very obvious* and undeniable in retrospect, after it has shown itself — and people, in general, will recognize it as such, across the board. Short of having a general recognition and as something that is indeed something amazing (impacting people’s everyday lives), I wouldn’t think it has too much significance, other than something of scientific interest and understanding how the universe works.
Now, in talking about this, I’m only talking specifically about what you’ve just reported in that one post, and not anything else that you’ve posted.
In other words, this particular phenomenon described, has nothing to do with sounds which are heard “by the ears” in the atmosphere.
For sounds produced in the atmosphere, it takes some kind of compression of the atmosphere to produce the “sound”. That’s usually some kind of “physical object” moving at speed and compressing the air in front of its movement (or some other phenomenon of the object which produces “noise” through other movement of the object [say, just for an example, the movement of propellers, on an airplane which compresses the atmosphere and produces the noise you hear]).
And radio waves don’t have any “mass” to be able to compress the atmosphere and thus produce the “noise” that we hear. If radio waves were ever to do that (if they could, and I’m not convinced if it could even happen, even in a huge amount of radio waves) — in such quantity as to be able to compress the atmosphere, the amount would be so huge, it would probably *fry* all life on the planet and we would all be dead as a result... LOL...
You said — “Over the last 2 years? Started in Jan of 2006 and is been going ever since..”
If you’re talking about those radio waves that were detected, you’re talking about a completely different phenomenon. Radio waves cannot produce compression of the atmosphere to the point of hearing a loud noise (by the ears of humans) over a wide area. It can’t happen.
So, you’re talking about two different things. Now, each one may be interesting in its own right, but the one is not producing the other...
See post #30 for what else I was saying about it...
Many valid points.
However, when the experts in such things declare they are observing something new . . . I at least consider that they may well be quite right.
Particularly in the era when God has already declared there will be great signs in the heavens.