Often, when rocks from space hurtle towards Earth, they burn up in the atmosphere before actually reaching us. The ones that vaporise become a meteor — or a shooting star. 45 more words
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If you saw a bright flash in the sky around 6:16 a.m., it wasn’t lightning. It was a short trail, exploding fireball that lasted around three seconds. 100 more words
This mysterious rock like object is causing quite a stir in Lowercroft.
Now the couple in whose garden it was found are hoping someone may be able to shed some light on what it is — and where it came from. 324 more words
Today’s factismal: Nearly 42,000 meteorites hit the Earth every year.
Odds are, you’ve seen the really cool dashboard video of the meteor that light up the sky in Illinois and Wisconsin… 384 more words
Many thought that Lake Cheko was an impact crater of a large explosion that occurred near the Tunguska Riva in Siberia, detected hundreds of miles away. 554 more words