Large meteorite falls can be catastrophic. In contrast with small meteoritic fragments, larger objects are not decelerated
On the nights of August 11 and 12 weather permitting, we will be able to see the Perseid meteor showers -- the year's best with up to 60 meteors per hour at their peak.
Most art collectors have their niche -- one medium or period that they particularly gravitate toward. While this isn't necessarily a bad thing, too much of the same style can lead to some awfully monotonous walls.
Local experts agree that the blinding explosion was probably a low-flying meteor, according to The New Zealand Herald. Shortly
Dr. Philipp Heck, curator of meteorites and polar studies at the Field Museum in Chicago, made the comparison to the iconic
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Some researchers think impacts on early Earth could have delivered chemicals essential for life, such as amino acids and
Researchers discovered DNA and amino acids components in a smidgen of a space rock that fell over Murchison, Victoria, in
A meteorite found last year in the Sahara Desert is likely the first recognized piece of ancient Martian crust, a new study
NASA's Mars spacecraft and rovers have already found widespread carbonate deposits on the planet. And NASA's next Mars spacecraft
Scientists have identified meteorites, such as this one nicknamed 'Black Beauty,' as Martian in origin. This self-portrait
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The best sibling candidate, for instance, is a 200-metre-wide asteroid known as 2011 EO40, whose orbit was calculated from
An electron backscatter diffraction pattern from a nanometer sized area of the mineral zircon, like that which grew during
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As you might imagine, meteorite finds of this sort don't occur every day. "This is the first one I have identified in 40