Meteors
Meteorite source in asteroid belt not a single debris field  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
A new study published online in Meteoritics and Planetary Science finds that our most common meteorites, those known as L chondrites, come from at least two different debris... more
From Chelyabinsk to Cuba: The meteor connection  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
On February 1, 2019 a bright meteor crossed the sky over Cuba in the middle of the day. The phenomenon, which was followed by a smoke trail (a characteristic cloud left by the burn... more
Carbonaceous chondrites provide clues about the delivery of water to Earth  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
An international study led by researchers from the Institute of Space Sciences, from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya... more
NASA Opportunity rover witnessed the wild side of Mars - CNET  CNET · 5 days
See what the rover saw. In 15 years on Mars, Oppy caught sight of meteorites, "blueberries," a "jelly doughnut" and other exotic rock formations. more
Photos: Craters Hidden Beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Gaping depressions have been discovered lurking beneath the Greenland ice sheet. They are likely meteor impact craters. more
Huge Meteor Left Crater Hidden Beneath Greenland Ice  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Scientists have discovered the second-ever meteor impact crater in Greenland, located not far from the first. more
NASA finds enormous meteorite crater under Greenland ice  Sky News · 6 days
NASA has discovered what it believes may be an enormous impact crater from a meteorite strike hidden under Greenland's ice. more
NASA Finds Possible Second Impact Crater Under Greenland Ice  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
A NASA glaciologist has discovered a possible second impact crater buried under more than a mile of ice... more
A Comet, Meteor, Nebula and the Pleiades Combine into One Epic Space Photo  SPACE.COM · 7 days
A deep-space panorama shows Comet 46P/Wirtanen, the Pleiades star cluster and a meteor crossing in front of the California Nebula. more
A Better Eyeshot of the Makeup of Ancient Meteorites  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
A team of Japanese and American scientists has visualized meteorite components at resolution powers much higher than ever... more
On This Day in Space! Feb. 9, 1913: Great Meteor Procession of 1913  SPACE.COM · 1 week
On Feb. 9, 1913, hundreds of fireball meteors rained down on North America for no apparent reason. See how it happened here... more
A better eyeshot of the makeup of ancient meteorites  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A team of scientists has visualized meteorite components at resolution powers much higher than ever before. Their efforts resulted in a much better look at -- and enhanced understanding of... more
The composition of ancient meteorites  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A team of Japanese and American scientists has visualized meteorite components at higher resolution than ever before. Their efforts have resulted in an enhanced understanding of substances inside carbonaceous chondrites, the organic-compound-containing meteorites that land on Earth. These... more
Scientists Are Creating Mock Meteorite Crashes in a Lab. Here's Why.  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Hundreds or millions of years after a meteorite smashes into Earth, researchers are left analyzing the impact site to figure out what happened. more
NASA: Fireball over Cuba exploded with more energy than a ton of TNT - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
A meteor seen burning up above Florida before disintegrating with a loud blast over Cuba released plenty of... more
Simulating meteorite impacts in the lab  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A U.S.-German research team has simulated meteorite impacts in the lab and followed the resulting structural changes in two feldspar minerals with X-rays as they happened. The results of the experiments at DESY and at Argonne... more
Meteor Explodes over Western Cuba  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Several meteorites have been found in western Cuba after a huge meteor was seen by many – in broad daylight – on Friday, February 1, 2019.... more
Simulating Meteorite Impacts in the Lab  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
A US-German research team has simulated meteorite impacts in the lab and followed the resulting structural changes in two feldspar minerals with X-rays as... more
Meteorite strikes in town in western Cuba  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Residents and tourists in a town in western Cuba saw a flare pass through the sky and heard an explosion Friday in what officials said was a meteorite strike. more
Meteorite strikes in town in western Cuba  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Residents and tourists in the town of Vinales in western Cuba are reporting seeing a flare passing through the sky and hearing an explosion that authorities say could be a meteorite more
Reports of meteorite strike in town in western Cuba  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Residents and tourists in the town of Vinales in western Cuba are reporting seeing a flare passing through the sky and hearing an explosion that authorities say could be a... more
Reports of meteorite falling in town in western Cuba  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Residents and tourists in the town of Vinales in western Cuba are reporting seeing a flare passing through the sky and hearing an explosion that authorities say could be a... more
Simulating meteorite impacts in the lab  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have simulated meteorite impacts in the lab and followed the resulting structural changes in two feldspar minerals with X-rays as they happened. more
Terrestrial Meteorite Found on the Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A lunar rock sample collected by Apollo 14 astronauts in 1971 contains traces of minerals with a chemical composition common to Earth and very... more
Meteor strike spotted during super wolf blood moon  Sky News · 4 weeks
Some of those who rose early to see Monday's super blood wolf moon were also able to catch a glimpse of a meteor striking the lunar surface. more
A New Satellite Will (Safely) Drop 'Meteors' Over Hiroshima  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
There's a new satellite in space, and it was put there to drop "meteors" over the city of Hiroshima. more
Watch a Meteor Smack the Blood Moon in This Lunar Eclipse Video!  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
This weekend's stunning lunar eclipse seems to have come with a little extra flash, thanks to a brilliant coincidence — a burst of light... more
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