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Asteroid crash 290 mn years ago may have led Russian meteor on collision course with Earth

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:09

After the unfortunate Russian meteor strike last year, scientists have constantly been trying to unfold the mechanisms behind the second largest asteroid airburst in human history. In a recent study, researchers have said that the meteorite that rocked Russia last year could have been sent on the collision course with Earth after it crashed into another asteroid as long as 290 million years ago.

Brand new meteor shower may light up Earth`s sky today

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 01:29

Earth will travel through a fresh stream of comet dust early Saturday, possibly creating a gallery of shooting stars for night-time sky-watchers, astronomers said on Friday.

You are invited for a spectacular meteor shower!

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 17:00

If you do not have a telescope or binocular, do not worry as a meteor shower is something that anyone can enjoy. You may not like to miss the spectacular show of the Eta Aquarids around May 6.

Earth Day 2014 : Facts about this global tradition

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:07

Earth Day is the day we celebrate our amazing planet and pledge to protect it.

Scientists probe meteor link to Argentina explosion

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 10:14

Scientists said Tuesday that a meteor crashing to earth could explain reports of an explosion in the Argentine countryside some 350 kilometers (250 miles) northwest of Buenos Aires.

Quadrantid meteor shower to dazzle night skies tonight

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 11:18

Quadrantids, which are known for producing lots of bright fireballs in the night sky, visits every New Year, Cnet reported.

Geminid meteor shower to peak on Dec 13

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 11:40

Geminid meteor shower will be at their best after dark on Friday, December 13 and before dawn on Saturday, December 14, according to reports.

Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 14:16

The 2013 Geminid Meteor Shower is all set to light up the sky with a remarkable display of cosmic fireworks beginning Thursday, December 4.

City lights dampen Draconids meteors show

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 14:02

City pollution and lights dampened the hopes of stargazers who could witness only some Draconids meteors streaking across the skies in the wee hours on Wednesday.

Alien life found living in Earth`s atmosphere

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 21:07

British scientists claim to have found `alien` organisms in Earth`s atmosphere, suggesting that life is continually arriving to our planet from space and did not originate here.

Baseball-sized meteor blows up over Alabama

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 21:32

A baseball-sized meteor blasted over the southeastern United States on Monday night, creating a bright streak of light, a sonic boom and a ruckus on Twitter, officials said on Tuesday.

Meteor lights up sky over southern US

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:04

NASA officials say brilliant lights and loud booms reported across the southern US came from a meteor.