Canada woman Ruth Hamilton narrowly missed getting hit by a meteorite that crashed through her roof and landed between her pillows.
Several bright objects were seen traveling quickly in the skies off the coast of Ireland.
Central Michigan University geology professor Mona Sirbescu said that she knew "within seconds" that the rock was special.
The collection includes mummies, the oldest human skull found in the Americas and one of the world's largest meteorites.
The National Weather Service in Detroit confirms that the "flash and boom" were not from lightning.
The space rock was located in a region where conditions once favored life.
The extraterrestrial gemstones are an added bonus.
A mysterious meteorite crashes into a school and many students are killed and even more are seriously injured. Five students inexplicably come out of the wreckage unscathed and gain supernatural powers while becoming outcasts at school. As they begin to search for answers, they become targets for a secret government program that tests the group's abilities for reasons unknown to them all.
Scientists are testing debris from a mysterious explosion in India that killed one person and injured three others.
I know there is a fruitcake on the moon--watch out, the next sighting may not be a falling meteorite; it could be that covert
With a mysterious meteorite collision at school, a group of boys and girls ends up with unintended supernatural powers. As the collision brings about many casualties, other classmates start rumors about the incident being caused by the group's abnormalities, and they suffer from the vicious cycle of bullying. Moreover, the government is in the middle of a top secret project, testing the group's unusual abilities for indefinable purpose.
There is an emerging Greek tragedy. Not the familiar and ongoing financial troubles concerning Greece and the EU, but rather a catastrophe on a truly worldwide scale: an emerging mass extinction of life - the sixth such crisis in Earth's history.
The meteorite at the center of the new study is known as Yamato 000593. The 30-lb. (14 kilograms) rock was found by scientists
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Carbonaceous chondrites are special because they're very primitive. They contain unmelted pieces of the original ingredients
The Mars meteorite NWA 7533 is 4.4 billion years old and contains evidence of long-ago asteroid strikes, suggesting that
Has Chatterjee really found the biological Holy grail? Not every scientist is ready to give that claim his or her blessing