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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.
Scientists discover ultra-strong diamond created by a dwarf planet
Researchers have discovered the largest crystals yet of a mysterious form of diamond called lonsdaleite, which is 58% harder than Earth diamonds.
Scientists prove origin story of the Moon with rare meteorite
New research published in a scientific journal adds significant evidence to a theory of the origin of the Moon and its long relationship with Earth.
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.
Meteorite from another star system to be fished out the ocean
An interstellar meteorite crash landed in the ocean in the early 2010s, and astronomers want to fish it out to study its origin.
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.
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.
Mars meteorite contains organic materials, but where'd they come from?
Analysis of Martian meteorite Allan Hills 84001 (ALH84001) has determined the organic molecules found aren't of biological origin.
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.
Remanent magnetism may be to the key to finding hidden meteorite sites
Meteorite impact sites can erode over time, but analysing the magnetic field of the area has revealed a new means to find them.
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.
Meteorite crashes through woman's roof nearly killing her, 'explosion'
A woman was awoken by her dog barking and was shocked to find out how close a meteorite was to nearly killing her in her sleep.
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.
Meteorite from solar system birth found to contain 'organic material'
A 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite that dates back to the birth of our solar system found to contain a lot of 'organic material'
NASA: Eiffel Tower-sized asteroid makes 'close approach' with Earth
NASA has rung the alarm for an asteroid that is potentially bigger than the Eiffel Tower making a 'close approach' with Earth.