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  • Loud boom over Louisiana heard, felt, but mystery as to its origin
    Louisiana loud boom origin mystery: Weather service radar picks up debris field
    An ear-piercing loud boom was heard as it rocked the ground and vibrated the walls, but the origin of this Louisiana boom is still a mystery. With calls coming in to the police, the boom was investigated, but no events occurred that would cause...
  • Louisiana loud boom
    Louisiana loud boom: Earsplitting boom shakes the ground. Sonic UFO, meteorite?
    A loud boom that rattled both the ground and residents of Louisiana and shook the earth around 4:30 p.m. Monday – thought by some to be a sonic UFO, others to be meteorite slamming into the ground – has yet to be identified. The...
  • Tracking meteorites
    The Wetumpka Meteorite
    Most geologists agree a large meteorite struck Alabama 80 millionyears ago leaving a vast horseshoe shaped crater near what is now Wetumpka.The massive crater was discovered in 1972 by two geologistswith the Alabama Geological Survey.There are...
  • Meteorite impacts Nicaraguan capital: Explosion shakes Managua, creates crater
    Meteorite impacts Nicaraguan capital: Explosion shakes Managua, creates crater
    Call it a cosmic warning shot, but another meteor passed into the Earth's atmosphere late Saturday and impacted in the city of Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, which has a population on 1.2 million people. Although the meteorite caused an...
  • Perseid Meteor Shower
    Perseid meteor shower is coming
    The Perseid meteor shower is going to occur the nights of August 10th and August 11th. This is one of the best meteor showers every year. There are many meteor showers annually. Unlike the rest of the meteor showers, this one can be viewed...
  • FIREBALL over Saudi Arabia
    Fireballs being seen all over the world - Internet abuzz "ISON debris field"
    On January 16th 2014 at 7:00 pm, two meteors flew in tandem over 186 thousand miles across Saudi Arabia from east to the west with reports coming in from Germany and across the middle East. The fireball possibly crashed into the red sea from eye...
  • Meteorite Hunting is the New Money-Making Trend for Astronomy Aficionados
    Meteorite Hunting is the New Money-Making Trend for Astronomy Aficionados
    Last year, 2012, a gold rush for meteorites began in California after a massive meteor exploded above the town of Lotus. The meteor's disintegration scattered out-of-this-world matter around the town and sent ordinary folk into a meteorite...
  • Meteorite
    Russian divers find a suspected meteorite weighing 1,257 pounds
    According to a report published by CNN on Oct. 17, a large chuck of a meteorite that streaked across Russian skies in February has been located.CNN reports that the 1,257 pound chunk of dark rock was found at the bottom of Russia's Chebarkul...
  • Meteor sighting
    Was it a meteor that lit up the sky?
    Ohioans were dazzled by a bright flash of blue light in the night sky on September 27, 2013, in southern Ohio around 11:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Could it have been a meteorite or a satellite predicted to crash to earth on Friday?A fireball...
  • These are meteoric iron beads (center), including the tubular lapis lazuli (blue), carnelian (brownish/red), agate, and gold beads that they were originally strung with.
    Meteorites began Iron Age in ancient Egypt
    Professor Thilo Rehren of the University College London in Qatar and colleagues presented the first evidence that the earliest known Egyptian jewelry was made in part from iron that originated in meteorites in the Aug. 19, 2013, issue of the...
  • Mars
    Meteorite from Mars found in Antarctica contains life-creating component
    Alien material is more similar to us than before. Scientists at the University of Hawaii found an element in a Martian meteorite that has not been found outside of planet Earth until now. According to Discovery News on June 17, a meteorite found...
  • Meteor lights up the East Coast sky
    Meteor lights up East Coast and social networks Friday night (Video)
    A meteor lit up the sky all across the East Coast on Friday night, whichwas immediately reflected on thesocial networks.Witness reportsflooded theonline world with the vastsighting locations along with many voicing their worries and concerns....
  • Meteorite hits Russian: Government calls for more radar tracking
    Meteorite hits Russia: Government calls for more radar tracking
    The Wall Street Journal reported today that on a meteorite fell to the earth and disintegrated in the Ural Mountains of Russia, “exploding into flames in a powerful blast that damaged buildings in nearby areas, and injuring around 1,000...
  • Meteorite crashes into Russia, injuring hundreds (Photos)
    Meteorite crashes into Russia, injuring hundreds (Photos)
    Early Friday, a meteor streaked across the Russian sky and crashed into the ground, creating a shock wave that damaged buildings and injured hundreds.An estimated 1,200 people were reported injured, mostly by broken glass and nearly 3,000...
  • Meteorite explodes over Russia this morning
    Meteorite explodes over Russia this morning
    A large meteor exploded over Russia this morning. The spectacular event was caught on multiple cameras from many angles. The blast was so great that it blew out windows and doors, injuring hundreds of Russians who went to their windows to see what...