Scientists probe meteor link to Argentina explosion

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.

City lights dampen Draconids meteors show

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.

Baseball-sized meteor blows up over Alabama

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

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

Moon meteor blast was visible to naked eye: NASA

NASA has revealed that a boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, causing an explosion so bright that it was visible to the naked eye on Earth.

Watch video: Meteor causes biggest lunar explosion ever recorded

NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office witnessed the most powerful meteor strike on the moon ever recorded since the program began eight years ago.

`Fireball` meteor streaks across US sky

NASA has said that the large vibrant meteor which shot through the US sky shortly after 7:50 pm on Friday appeared to be "a single meteor event."

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 off from a large asteroid and collided with another space body several million years ago.

Russia to build anti-meteorite shield

Russia would build a system to protect the Earth from meteors and other space debris, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday.

Meteorite perfume to be launched

Authorities in the Chelyabinsk region, which was hit by a meteorite Feb 15, have announced plans to launch a new perfume with the scent of the celestial body, which brought the Urals city to international fame.

Origin of Russian meteor tracked down

A team of astronomers from Colombia has traced the origin of the meteor that struck central Russia earlier this month injuring about 1,000 people.

Russia`s Chelyabinsk recovers from meteor crash

Emergency services have repaired most of the damage caused by a meteor that shook Russia`s Chelyabinsk region.

Russians believe meteor strike could have been UFO or God`s message

A recent newspaper poll found that nearly half of its readers believe that the meteor strike in Russia could be anything from a divine message to UFOs to a US weapons test.

Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn

Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth`s atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.

Russian meteor exploded with force of 30 Hiroshima N-bombs

The meteor that streaked across the Russian skies on Friday, injuring around 1,200 people, exploded with a force 30 times greater than the Hiroshima nuclear bomb, NASA scientists say.

Friday`s meteor and asteroid `once in 1,000-years event`

As scientists were gearing up to witness an asteroid`s closest ever approach to Earth on Friday, a sizeable meteor exploded over Russia, causing thousands of injuries and major damage to buildings.

Those aren`t meteors falling, it`s the US testing weapons: Russian leader

Russian lawmaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky, said that meteorite fragments had not rained down on Russia but resulted from US weapons tests.

Over 1,000 injured as 10-ton meteorite hits Russia

Over 1,000 people, including more than 200 children, were injured Friday in a freak incident when a meteor weighing about 10 tons streaked across the sky above Russia`s Ural Mountains.

Did a crashing meteor kick-start Ice Ages?

A gigantic meteor collided with the earth about 2.5 million years ago, generating the mother of all tsunamis, hundreds of metres high, possibly plunging the planet into the Ice Ages, an Australian study said.

`Huge fireball` appears over Britain

An unusually bright slow-moving light appeared in the night sky above northern Britain.