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Desert Fireball Network Scientists Find 2 Meteorites in 2 Weeks

Curtin University researchers have discovered two meteorites in a two-week period on the Nullarbor Plain — one freshly fallen and the other from November...

Texas Cave Sediment Upends Meteorite Explanation for Global Cooling

Researchers say cooling 13,000 years ago is coincident with major volcanic eruptions. Texas researchers from the University of Houston, Baylor University, and Texas A&M University...

Meteorite Contains Oldest Material on Earth: 7-billion-Year-Old Stardust

Stars have life cycles. They're born when bits of dust and gas floating through space find each other and collapse in on each other...

The Largest Meteorite Collision in the UK Has Been Discovered

Scientists believe they have discovered the site of the biggest meteorite impact ever to hit the British Isles. Evidence for the ancient, 1.2 billion-year-old...

Oldest Meteorite Collection on Earth Found in One of the Driest Places

Earth is bombarded every year by rocky debris, but the rate of incoming meteorites can change over time. Finding enough meteorites scattered on the...

Meteor Magnets in Outer Space: Astronomers Find Elusive Giant Planets

Astronomers believe planets like Jupiter shield us from space objects that would otherwise slam into Earth. Now, they’re closer to learning whether giant planets...

The Space Rock That Hit the Moon at 61,000 Km/h

Observers watching January’s total eclipse of the Moon saw a rare event, a short-lived flash as a meteorite hit the lunar surface. Spanish astronomers...

Fascinating Alien Stones That Fall on Earth

Over billions of years, our planet has attracted a large number of meteorites that have crashed on the surface. People have collected pieces of...

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