Meteors
The Lyrid meteor shower and its bright fireballs could show off Monday - CNET  CNET · 7 hours
These shooting stars are still peaking, but you may need to plan around a very bright, nearly full moon that's... more
How to Watch the Dazzling Lyrid Meteor Shower (Unless the Moon Gets in the Way)  LIVE SCIENCE · 14 hours
Springtime stargazers are in for a treat; the Lyrid meteor shower will peak in a dazzling show tonight... more
How to see the Lyrid meteor shower, known for its bright fireballs - CNET  CNET · 3 days
To see these shooting stars, you may need to plan around a very bright, nearly full moon that's out to... more
April's Lyrid Meteors Peak Early this Week, But the Moon May Interfere  SPACE.COM · 4 days
One of the oldest known annual meteor showers, peaking early this week, may unfortunately be hindered by an almost-full moon. more
Meteor seen blazing through skies over East Coast  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Residents along the East Coast have reported seeing a meteor blazing across the nighttime sky. more
Meteor seen blazing through skies over East Coast  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Residents along the East Coast have reported seeing a meteor blazing across the nighttime sky more
Fireballs dazzle two continents in a single night - CNET  CNET · 5 days
A pair of meteors flame out fantastically over Europe and the US on the first night of the Lyrid meteor shower. more
LADEE Detects Water Molecules from Meteoroid Strikes on Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Using data from NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), a team of researchers has discovered that... more
How to defend the Earth from asteroids  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The Chelyabinsk meteor caused extensive ground damage and numerous injuries when it exploded on impact with Earth's atmosphere in 2013; to prevent another such impact, scientists plan to use a simple yet ingenious way... more
Researchers discover 'ghostly' signs of a mysterious new mineral  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
An international research team including Curtin University scientists has documented the 'ghost' of an undiscovered mineral at two ancient meteorite impact craters. more
Cometary Surprise Found Inside Meteorite  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
An ancient sliver of the building blocks from which comets formed was discovered encased inside a meteorite like an insect in amber by a Carnegie-led research... more
Meteor that hit Earth came from beyond the solar system - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Avi Loeb, the Harvard professor behind the Oumuamua alien theory, has spotted an interstellar meteor hidden in plain sight in a NASA database. more
A 2014 meteor may have come from another solar system  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
Scientists have identified a possible interstellar meteor, and think it could be one of millions that have visited Earth over the planet’s history. more
How to defend the Earth from asteroids  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A mere 17-20 meters across, the Chelyabinsk meteor caused extensive ground damage and numerous injuries when it exploded on impact with Earth's atmosphere in February 2013. more
The First Known Interstellar Meteor May Have Hit Earth in 2014  SPACE.COM · 7 days
The first meteor to hit Earth from interstellar space — and the second observed interstellar visitor overall — may have just been discovered, a new study... more
Rare Comet Fragment Found Inside Rocky Meteorite  SPACE.COM · 7 days
Researchers have found a piece of a comet — an object made up of ice and dust — inside of a space rock known as a stony meteorite. more
Scientists Find Cometary Fragment in Primitive Asteroidal Meteorite  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
A cometary building block has been discovered inside the LaPaz Icefield (LAP) 02342, a carbonaceous chondrite meteorite found in Antarctica... more
Meteor showers dig up water on the moon  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Meteorites release water from the moon’s soil, hinting that the moon has water buried all across its surface. more
Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A tiny piece of the building blocks from which comets formed has been discovered inside a primitive meteorite. The discovery by a Carnegie Institution of Science-led team, including a researcher... more
Conservationists discover hidden diversity in ancient frog family  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Research scientists have uncovered hidden diversity within a type of frog found only in the Seychelles, showing that those on each island have their own distinct lineage. The family tree of sooglossid... more
Lunar Meteorites Reveal Origin of Our Moon, Study Claims  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Analysing lunar meteorites has provided new evidence that the Moon was formed after a Mars-sized body impacted the Earth 4.5 billion years ago, finds a study. more
Hungarian Researchers Claim to See Biosignatures in Martian Meteorite  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
ALH-77005, a Martian rock found in Antarctica, contains numerous mineralized ‘biosignatures,’ including coccoidal, filamentous structures and organic material,... more
Almost 500 people in southeastern US report meteor  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For almost 500 people in the southeastern United States, getting up early Thursday was its own reward. more
Almost 500 people in southeastern US report meteor  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
For almost 500 people in the southeastern United States, getting up early Thursday was its own reward more
Life on Mars?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
According to NASA, scientists are in agreement that there is no life on Mars. However, they continue to assess whether Mars ever had an environment capable of supporting microbial life. Now, researchers from Hungary have discovered embedded organic material in... more
Brilliant Green Fireball Lights Up Florida Sky  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
A bright green fireball east of Tallahassee, Florida sparked nearly 250 witness reports for the American Meteor Society across several states. more
Meteor likely cause of bright flash in Florida night sky  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The National Weather Service says a bright flash across the Florida night sky over the weekend was likely a falling meteor. more
Glowing fireball meteor lights up Florida skies - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
A space rock went out in a literal blaze of glory Saturday night, burning up in full view of many residents of the southeastern US. more
66-million-year-old deathbed linked to dinosaur-killing meteor  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Paleontologists have found a fossil site in North Dakota that contains animals and plants killed and buried within an hour of the meteor impact that killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. This is the richest... more
66-million-year-old deathbed linked to dinosaur-killing meteor  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The beginning of the end started with violent shaking that raised giant waves in the waters of an inland sea in what is now North Dakota. more
'Unseen' Meteor That Exploded Over Bering Sea Caught on Camera After All  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
A meteor that snuck by the world's telescopes and exploded over the Bering Sea was caught on camera after all. more
NASA Publishes Images of Giant Meteor Explosion Over Bering Sea  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
NASA on Friday published satellite photos of a powerful meteor which appeared just above the Bering Sea on December 18 but went unnoticed until months later. more
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