[meteorite-list] Big news and a free offer - Galactic Analytics LLC
From: Graham Ensor <graham.ensor_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 13:42:48 +0100
Good luck with the venture Marc....an excellent service to help the
On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 7:21 AM, Marc Fries <mfries8 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings ladies and gents
> My brother and I have now been working on using weather radar to detect meteorite falls for about eight years. Time flies, as they say - I'm rather surprised to find that it has been that long. This entire time I've been working on it as a "side project", tucking in time to work on possible falls wherever I could, and often in the late evening after putting my son to bed. To date, we've found five meteorite falls in weather radar data as they occurred - West TX ("Ash Creek"), Grimsby ONT, Mifflin WI, Lorton VA, and now the "Sutter's Mill" fall in Coloma, CA. Things have reached a decision point now that I've essentially devoted five figures' worth of time over the years - either I spend some "real" time on this, or turn it over to someone else who has more time to devote to it. That's an easy one, actually - I enjoy this work immensely and want more time to work on it, so its time to get "real" about it. That means planning on spending time on it every week (at least), whi
> ch in turn means lining up a revenue source so I can afford to do away with some research work.
> And so, I am pleased to announce the formation of Galactic Analytics LLC - a new company devoted to meteorite research and collection services! We have a suite of exciting things in the plans. Starting off, the weather radar analysis has been moved to a new, subscription-based website:
> We also offer scientific consulting for meteorite collections, and will offer a new means of meteorite classification that will cut both the cost and wait times dramatically (coming soon - "stay tuned" for more details). Galactic Analytics LLC plans to enter into an industry partnership with a well-known research institute to perform collaborative research on meteorite fall dynamics and other meteorite-related topics. The goal is to grow into a self-supporting services company with an active research sponsorship program. I'm very excited about the future and what we have to offer.
> To celebrate the formation of this new enterprise, Galactic Analytics LLC is offering a FREE one month membership to the website, complete with full access to new and archived meteor analysis data. We will analyze major fireballs with faster turnaround than before. We will start to regularly analyze prominent meteors from the past several years, drawing on meteor eyewitness databases to try to locate unrecovered recent meteorite falls (I know they're out there - we need to start looking!). To get your FREE one months' subscription, please go to our website, register as a site user, and claim the free subscription:
> Marc Fries, Ph.D.
> Chief Scientist, Galactic Analytics LLC
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Received on Mon 16 Jul 2012 08:42:48 AM PDT