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Scientists discover meteorite with two new minerals never seen on Earth before
A team of researchers has discovered a meteorite in Somalia that contains two new minerals that have never been seen on Earth before.
NASA releases audio it captured of meteors crashing into Mars
NASA has recorded audio from meteoroids smashing into the surface of Mars after fragmenting on entry, using the seismometer from the InSight Mars Lander.
Meteor enters Earth over the US and explodes frightening residents
Residents across a US state were no doubt frightened when a meteor entered Earth's atmosphere overhead and exploded several seconds later.
Earth's continents likely created by giant meteorite impacts
Giant meteorite impacts like those that wiped out the dinosaurs likely resulted in the continents forming billions of years ago.
NASA explains difference between asteroids, comets and meteorites
NASA has taken to its website to explain the difference between space rocks such as asteroids, comets, meteors, and meteorites.
Meteor bombardment confuses onlookers as sky is lit up bright green
Eye witnesses have been left confused as numerous meteors have flown overhead, causing the sky to light up a green color.
Massive object caught on video lighting up night sky over Texas
More than 200 people reported seeing a bright object light up the night sky over Texas, with many reporting hearing a sonic boom.
Pitch black sky turned blue color as object enters atmosphere over US
On Saturday morning, residents in a US state were stunned to see the pitch black sky seemingly turn into a gorgeous blue color.
Fireball meteor explodes over New Zealand, TNT equivalent of 1800 tons
A giant fireball was spotted flying through New Zealand's sky on July 7th, likely a fragment from a meteor that landed in the sea.
100+ killer asteroids hiding in plain sight have been found
A former NASA astronaut wants to protect Earth from killer asteroids and has developed a software tool to help defend from doom.
NASA confirms largest asteroid of 2022 is approaching Earth right now
NASA's asteroid tracking database has confirmed that the largest asteroid of 2022 is currently making its approach to Earth.
NASA photographs a fresh crater on Mars that's only a couple years old
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has photographed a fresh crater on Mars's surface that appears to be only a couple of years old.
Meteorite pieces from 55,000 mph fireball discovered, NASA confirms
NASA confirmed the existence of a fireball that entered Earth's atmosphere and caused a sonic boom as it traveled 55,000 mph.
NASA confirms a 55,000 mph fireball lit up the sky with a sonic boom
NASA has confirmed the existence of a fireball that entered Earth's atmosphere at 55,000 mph and caused a sonic boom to be heard.
US government confirms an interstellar object has crashed into Earth
The US government has confirmed the suspicions of Harvard researchers that an interstellar object has crashed into Earth.
NASA spots bus-sized asteroid fast-approaching Earth
NASA is currently tracking an asteroid that is approximately the size of a bus as it makes a very close approach with Earth.
Crater of the largest impact on Earth in last 100,000 years found
Researchers have discovered the largest crater on Earth that formed within the last 100,000 years, according to a new study.
What are the Earth's largest craters caused by asteroid impacts?
Throughout its 4.5 billion years, Earth has been smacked by countless asteroids, but what are the biggest impact craters?
Asteroid detection for the entire night sky is now operational
An expansion to the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) system allows it to scan the entire night sky every day.
Second-ever Trojan found near Earth will stay close by for 4,000 years
The second-ever confirmed Earth Trojan asteroid, 2020 XL5, will stay at the L4 Lagrangian point for the next four thousand years.
Hundreds of thousands of meteorities could be hiding in Antarctica
Artificial intelligence has identified over 600 possible meteorite-rich zones in Antarctica, with over 300,000 meteorites to find.
Real-life doomsday comet hits New York City in prank video for Netflix
A New York-based filmmaker has created a real-life doomsday scenario to prank select individuals for Netflix's 'Don't Look Up'.
NASA estimates wild numbers for meteor that exploded on New Year's
A meteor has exploded in the atmosphere over Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with an explosive force equivalent to thirty tons of TNT.
NASA reveals how you can watch fireballs in the night sky very soon
NASA has outlined how skywatchers will be able to see the Quadrantid meteor, which may be one of the best meteor showers of 2022.
A new study uncovers why comet heads glow green but never their tails
Scientists from the University of New South Wales have learned how dicarbon makes some comets glow green, but not their tails.
Something unusual is happening to Comet Leonard
Comet Leonard's tail is experiencing a disconnection event, captured in this amazing photo, thanks to space weather disrupting it.
Amazing footage of Comet Leonard through an aurora and meteor shower
Comet Leonard has been spotted by a Chinese satellite, capturing fantastic footage through an aurora and meteor shower near Earth.
NASA spacecraft spots Comet Leonard as it heads toward the Sun
Two spacecraft have observed Comet Leonard on its way to its closest pass by the Sun yet, showing its path and bright tail.
Geminid meteor shower is hitting its peak right now, watch it here
On the night of December 13, the Germinid meteor shower will be reaching its peak, showcasing around 100 meteors per hour.
Here's how you can see the Geminid meteor shower happening today
The Geminid meteor shower is happening this week and is one of the best of 2021. Here's how you can see it from where you live.
Fiery space rock filmed lighting up the night sky over many US states
Many people across several US states recently spotted a fireball entering Earth's atmosphere, with people catching it on film.
Meteor caught on video lighting up the night sky over the US
Multiple people reported seeing, and one has captured a video of a fireball streaking across the night sky over many US states.
NASA expert reveals difference between 'comets, meteors and asteroids'
A NASA expert has revealed the difference between asteroids, comets, and meteors in a new video posted to its YouTube channel.
Man finds rock, thinks it's gold, it ends up being far more valuable
A man armed with a metal detector found a heavy rock back in 2015 and thought it was gold. It turned out to be much more valuable.
400 people spot fireball streaking across the night sky over US states
Four hundred people from thirteen states have reported seeing a fireball streak across the night sky, some getting it on film.
NASA drops warning for this massive asteroid fast-approaching Earth
NASA has warned that an asteroid around the size of the Eiffel Tower is approaching Earth, and it's 'potentially hazardous'.
Study finds nuking an asteroid could prevent a surprise apocalypse
A new study has found that nuking an asteroid is 'very effective' at stopping its collision with Earth, preventing an apocalypse.
Two asteroids traveling at 21,000 mph will approach Earth very soon
NASA reports that two asteroids traveling around 21,000 mph will be making a relatively close approach with Earth very soon.
Officials confirm bright blue object caught on video in sky over US
Officials confirmed the existence of a bright blue object streaking across and lighting up the night sky over the United States.
Eyewitnesses report stunningly bright fireball streaking across sky
The American Meteor Society has confirmed the existence of a fireball streaking across the night sky over the United States.
Blazing visitor from space spotted flying across night sky in US
More than eighty people have reported seeing a blazing visitor from space streak across the night sky over the United States.
Warehouse-sized asteroid detected day after its close pass with Earth
Reports indicate that asteroid 2021 SG is estimated to be around the size of a warehouse and passed Earth without anyone knowing.
Biggest meteor to hit Earth cost millions in damages, 1200+ injured
The biggest space object to enter Earth's atmosphere since 1908 caused millions in damages and injured more than 1,200 people.
Astronomers used dash and security cameras to find a fallen meteorite
Researchers have combined observations made from dashcams and security cameras to track down a fallen meteorite. They found it.
Amateur astronomer captures magical moment of fiery death on Jupiter
A Brazilian amateur astronomer has captured a magical moment while viewing Jupiter as a space rock met its fiery demise on video.
NASA updates the odds of a dangerous asteroid colliding with Earth
NASA recently updated the odds of a collision with Earth, one of the two most hazardous objects floating around our solar system.
There's a 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid out in space, best images here
A team of astronomers have used the Very Large Telescope to take the best images so far of the 'dog bone' shaped astroid.
Meteor captured on video lighting up the night sky before disappearing
A meteor soaring through the air has lit up the night sky over a city, and a webcam has caught the entire event on video.
Will an asteroid ever hit Earth? Answered by a NASA scientist
An asteroid lining up with Earth could be completely catastrophic for life here, but will an asteroid such as this happen?
Asteroid 4,500 feet wide is approaching Earth this weekend, says NASA
NASA has classed the 4,500-foot wide asteroid as 'potentially hazardous' as it will make a relatively close approach to Earth soon.