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New meteorite 'Ost 65' to reveal origin of life on Earth

New meteorite 'Ost 65' to reveal origin of life on Earth

An ancient space rock in a Swedish quarry has been discovered by scientists. The new space rock is a type of meteorite which was never found before on the Earth and can shed more light on the evolution of life.

It was meteorite that killed a person in Vellore: Study

It was indeed a meteorite that killed a driver in an engineering college in Vellore and shattered the window panes of buildings and buses, the Tiruchirapalli-based National College categorically said on Monday.

Man in India not killed by meteorite, says NASA

The US daily also cited a scientist at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics which is analysing samples of the rock provided by the police as doubting if it was a meteorite.

Tamil Nadu man was not killed by meteorite, say NASA scientists

Tamil Nadu man was not killed by meteorite, say NASA scientists

Scientists at the US space agency NASA have discounted reports that an Indian bus driver in Tamil Nadu was killed by a meteorite, saying he was likely hit by a land based explosion.

Traces of meteorite that hit Sweden 460 million years ago found

 Researchers have found traces of two simultaneous meteorite impacts in the Swedish county of Jamtland - first evidence of a twin strike that occurred around 460 million years ago.

Meteorite hit Earth to create building blocks of life: Study

Meteorite hit Earth to create building blocks of life: Study

Meteorite impacts on ancient oceans may have created nucleobases and amino acids - the building blocks of life - Japanese researchers have shown.

Ancient rock shows signs of water on Mars

Ancient rock shows signs of water on Mars

 A new analysis of the oldest meteorite from Mars suggests that early Martian landscape had water, but instead of vast oceans the red planet probably held smaller seas.

Martian rock reveals new clues about Earth's history

Martian rock reveals new clues about Earth's history

A new analysis of a Martian rock has revealed a record of our planet's climate billions of years ago when water likely washed across its surface and any life that ever formed there might have emerged.

Meteorite stirs life-on-Mars debate

Meteorite stirs life-on-Mars debate

Analysis of a meteorite that fell in the Moroccan desert three years ago revives theories about life on Mars, scientists said on Tuesday.

Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom

Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom

A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants - plants that lose their leaves at some point during the year, a significant study reveals.

Meteorite-hit near Nicaraguan capital likely was asteroid piece

Meteorite-hit near Nicaraguan capital likely was asteroid piece

A meteorite that left a crater near the international airport in the Nicaraguan capital Managua may have been part of the asteroid, 60-feet in size, that flew past Earth last weekend.

`Meteorite` smashes into Nicaraguan capital

 A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua`s crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a small meteorite, officials said Sunday.

'Black beauty' meteorite helps scientists discover climate history of Mars

'Black beauty' meteorite helps scientists discover climate history of Mars

A new study has helped scientists uncover the climate history of the 'red planet' with the help of an ancient Martian meteorite known as 'Black Beauty'.

Violent past of `Novato` meteorite revealed

A new study has revealed the origin and violent history of the meteorite, now officially named `Novato`, which fell onto the roof of a house in Novato, California, on Oct. 17, 2012.

Russian Meteorite explains mystery behind dinosaur extinction

A new study on Russian Chelyabinsk meteorite has shed a light on the long-standing debate about the source of the asteroid that impacted the Earth and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Mysterious, giant Siberian crater discovered at `end of world`

A puzzling giant crater has been recently discovered in the remote area of North Siberia.

Skydiver narrowly misses getting hit by meteorite

A man had a close shave with death after a meteorite narrowly passed by him.

Mars meteorite could solve mysteries of Red Planet

A piece of rock that found its way from Mars to a desert in northwest Africa may help reveal the history and evolution of Mars.

Astronomers find record-breaking lunar impact

Spanish astronomers have said that a meteorite with the mass of a small car had crashed into the Moon last September.

New NASA technique to scan space dust for alien life

A new technique to scan extremely small meteorite samples for ingredients of life has been developed by NASA scientists to unravel the mysterious origin of life.