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Skydiver narrowly misses getting hit by meteorite

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 11:44

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

Mars meteorite could solve mysteries of Red Planet

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 14:55

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.

Meteorite on earth another proof of water on Mars

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 14:54

After finding clinching evidence of the presence of water on Mars last month, NASA scientists have now unearthed a Martian meteorite in the Yamato glacier in Antarctica that features curved micro-tunnels consistent with moving water.

Astronomers find record-breaking lunar impact

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 11:25

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 21:50

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.

Dutch rock is long-lost meteorite

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 14:43

A small brown-black rock that landed near a Dutch village in 1873 is actually a rare meteorite that may be as old as the solar system which formed roughly 4.6 billion years ago, scientists say.

Meteorite found in the Sahara sheds light on Martian crust

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 11:40

A meteorite found in the Sahara last year by Bedouin tribesmen is a rock from Mars, revealing that the Red Planet`s crust formed 4.4 billion years ago, scientists reported on Wednesday.

Scientist reveals `how life began on Earth `

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 15:41

Indian-origin paleontologist, Dr. Sankar Chatterjee, believes that he has found the answer to the question about how life on Earth began more than 3.8 billion years ago.

Life on Earth rained from the sky in meteorites: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 19:30

Meteorite bombardment left large craters on Earth that contained water and chemical building blocks for life, which ultimately led to the first organisms 4 billion years ago, an Indian-origin scientist suggests.

4.5 cm meteorite to answer `how Mars turned to stone`

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 12:57

A meteorite may help explain as to how the Red Planet became a cold, rocky desert after losing its thick, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere, according to researchers.

Largest fragment of meteorite in Russia found

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 20:33

Divers have found the largest piece so far of a meteorite which hit Russia`s Chelyabinsk region in February this year, a scholar said Wednesday.

How building a telescope could send early warning of incoming asteroids

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:10

A physics professor has suggested that an early-warning telescope should be built to search for asteroids - about the size of a football field.