Thursday, June 20, 2013
Scientist claims he found fragments of Tunguska meteorite
A Russian researcher has claimed to have discovered fragments of the largest celestial body to hit t...
Green meteorite found in Morocco may be from Mercury
A meteorite scientist has claimed that the green rock found in Morocco last year may be the first kn...
Meteorite that hit Russia millions of years old
A meteorite that entered Earth`s atmosphere and slammed into Russia`s Urals in february had broken o...
Russia to build anti-meteorite shield
Russia would build a system to protect the Earth from meteors and other space debris, Russian federa...
Meteorite perfume to be launched
Authorities in the Chelyabinsk region, which was hit by a meteorite Feb 15, have announced plans to ...
UFO, plane crash, start of war? Russians thought it all
Around half of the people in a Russian city hit by falling fragments from a meteorite saw the celest...
Scientists find large meteorite in Antarctica
International scientists say they`ve discovered an 18-kilo meteorite in eastern Antarctica, the larg...
Russian meteor blast resonated from Greenland to Antarctica
The meteor strike over the steppes of southwestern Russia sent a low-frequency rumble bouncing throu...
Meteorite craters play key role in evolution
Asteroids hitting the earth cause immense destruction, but some of them may have also played a key r...
One-kg meteorite fragment found in Russia
Scientists from Russia`s Urals Federal University have discovered a meteorite fragment weighing more...
Russians to get awards over meteorite response
State awards will be given to people who distinguished themselves in responding to the recent meteor...
Kolkata scientists plan to study Russian meteorite
Scientists in Kolkata plan to buy fragments of the meteorite that rained in on parts of Russia on Fe...
Traces of life on Martian surface may have been bleached away
A Martian meteorite found in Antarctic ice suggests that the surface of the Red Planet is riddled wi...
No trace of meteorite in Urals lake: Russia
A day after meteorite fragment reported to have fallen in Russia`s Chelyabinsk region, the governmen...
Meteorite fragments from Russia could be worth big bucks
Experts in the US said the fragments of space rock could bring a small fortune in hidden treasure to...
Clouds play spoilsport in viewing closest-ever asteroid
Cloudy sky prevented stargazers in Delhi and parts of northern and western India from catching glimp...
Asteroid 2012 DA14 makes closest fly-by in history
A 150-foot cosmic rock about the size of a football field hurtled safely past Earth as predicted bef...
Evidence of water dissolving Mars surface found
The first evidence of water dissolving the surface of Mars has been discovered by scientists after s...
`Alien life` found in meteorite
A top British scientist has claimed that he has found proof of extraterrestrial life after he discov...
Scientists unveil new type of water-rich Martian meteorite
A 2-billion-year-old dark lump of rock that landed in Sahara desert is actually a new type of Martia...
Rare meteorite that exploded in US was fastest to hit Earth
A meteorite that exploded as a fireball over California’s Sierra foothills this past spring was amon...
Tiny meteorite detonation triggered data gold rush
A mini van-sized meteorite, one of the fastest and rarest to have hit the earth, detonated this Apri...
`Space Buddha` statue may be 20th century fake
A supposed Buddhist statue allegedly carved from a meteorite 1,000 years ago may not be as ancient a...
Pair of moon rocks bought for $330k at meteorite auction
A pair of moon rocks, which originated on the far side of the moon, sold for 330,000 dollars at a me...
Meteorite that fell to Earth last year reveals secrets of Mars
A fresh Martian meteorite that landed in the Moroccan desert 14 months ago bears traces of the plane...
Tiny Martian rock set to fetch £160K at auction
A small rock from the planet Mars that fell to Earth in a meteorite shower has been put up for sale ...
1,000-year-old Buddhist statue made from a meteorite found
A rare 1,000-year-old Buddhist statue found by a Nazi expedition in 1938 and made from a meteorite t...
1,000-yr-old Buddhist statue made from a meteorite found
This one is straight out of an Indiana Jones adventure!
A chunk of moon for sale at US auction
A New York City auction will offer 125 meteorites for sale, including a large chunk of the moon.
Meteorites from Mars, Moon up for auction
Fragments of Mars, the moon and asteroids that have fallen to Earth will be put up for sale on Octob...
Moon rock up for auction can fetch upto USD 3,80,000
A piece of lunar meteorite is up for sale at an auction and is expected to fetch USD 3,40,000.
32,000 year old meteorite on public display in UK
The biggest meteorite to ever fall in Britain 32,000 years ago has gone on display for the first tim...
Meteorites and asteroids most-likely sources of Earth`s water
Comets and, or a type of very primitive meteorite called carbonaceous chondrites are believed to be ...
New primitive mineral in Allende meteorite found
Researchers have discovered a new mineral embedded in the meteorite, which scattered thousands of pi...
Scientists to probe Nagpur meteorite shower
A team of scientists from Mumbai will leave for Nagpur Monday to investigate and study the impact of...
Fragments of meteorite behind Tunguska event found?
Now Italian scientists claim to have found chunks of a meteorite, which might have caused the blast,...
Meteor hunters sell space rock for price 20 times more than gold
Rock hunters are stampeding to the site of the world’s biggest gold rush to find meteorites that are...
Geologists uncover how meteorites struck moon
A wealth of evidence, provided by lunar rock samples, shows how meteorites struck the moon.
Mars rocks fell in Africa last July
Scientists are confirming a recent and rare invasion from Mars: meteorite chunks from the red planet...
Meteorite hits mimic large volcanic eruptions
Some aspects of giant meteorites that have struck the earth, often with devastating consequences, ma...
4.5 bn year-old meteorite hits Comettes` home
A French family discovered a 4.5-billion-year-old meteor had fallen all the way down from an asteroi...
Evidence of alien life on meteorite found
NASA scientist Dr Hoover claims to have found life form, which may explain how life on earth started...
Australian scientists find Timor Sea meteorite crater
Australian scientists have discovered a crater deep beneath the Timor Sea made during a heavy meteo...
Crystals in meteorite, harder than diamonds!
Scientists have found crystals in a meteorite that are even harder than diamonds.
No proof found for meteorite impact event 13,000 yrs ago
An international team of scientists has found no evidence supporting a meteorite impact event at the...
Unusual meteorite spotted by Australian observatory found
An unusual meteorite that could reveal crucial information about the evolution of solar system has b...
Meteorite-like object falls in Latvia
Latvian emergency officials say a fiery object has fallen from the sky and created a large crater ...
4.6 bn-year-old meteorite hits Canadian town
What was believed to be an act of vandalism in a small Canadian town has actually turned out to be a...
Astronomers `spot` meteorite on vast Nullabor Plain
Astronomers have discovered a specific piece of meteorite on Nullabor Plain, after tracking it from ...
Astronomers `spot` meteorite on vast Nullabor Plain
Astronomers have discovered a specific piece of meteorite on Nullabor Plain, after tracking it fro...
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