A massive impact area from a huge meteorite that struck the Earth millions of years ago has been found in central Australia, scientists said Monday.
A prelimnary examination by scientists has revealed that the 'fireball', which streaked across the Kerala sky triggering panic in several disitricts a day ago, could be a meteor.
Quadrantid meteor shower will make this weekend's night sky sparkle, making it the first meteor shower of 2015.
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 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.
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.
NASA officials say brilliant lights and loud booms reported across the southern US came from a meteor.
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.
NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office witnessed the most powerful meteor strike on the moon ever recorded since the program began eight years ago.
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."
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 would build a system to protect the Earth from meteors and other space debris, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday.
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.
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.
Emergency services have repaired most of the damage caused by a meteor that shook Russia`s Chelyabinsk region.
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 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.
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.
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.
Russian lawmaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky, said that meteorite fragments had not rained down on Russia but resulted from US weapons tests.
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