A few days ago, a bright fireball was photographed from the Alps mountain range in Switzerland as it blazed across the sky.
The fireball, likely from the Taurids meteor shower, was notable… Continue reading
Vaporized by their passage through the dense atmosphere at 59 kilometers per second, the tiny grains produced a… Continue reading
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Known in the north as a winter meteor shower, the 2014 Geminids rain down on this rugged, frozen landscape. The scene was recorded from the summit of Mt. Changbai along China’s… Continue reading
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[People on] planet Earth typically watch meteor showers by looking up. But this remarkable view, captured on August 13, 2011 by astronaut Ron Garan, caught a… Continue reading
Spanish astronomers spotted a meteorite with a mass of about half a tonne crashing into the lunar surface last September. They say the collision would have generated a flash of light so bright that it would have been visible from… Continue reading
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Each day on planet Earth can have a serene beginning at sunrise as the sky gently grows bright over a golden eastern horizon.
This sunrise panorama seems to show such a… Continue reading
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In a twist to the Urals meteor strike in Russia, new footage has sparked claims that the space rock was blown up by a UFO.
In reports from the remote part of Russia where the meteor exploded… Continue reading
Results from an expedition to far eastern Russia that set out to find the origin of naturally occurring quasicrystals have provided convincing evidence that they arrived on Earth from outer space.
Denizens of planet Earth watched last year’s Perseid meteor shower by looking up into the bright moonlit night sky. But this remarkable view captured on August 13, 2011 by astronaut Ron Garan looks down… Continue reading