A Russian scientist claims to have found three tiny meteorite samples from the 1908 Tunguska event. Did they really originate from the historic fireball? Continue reading →
Friday's historic meteor airburst over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, gave the unlikely statistics of being hit by space rocks a very human twist. ->
More than 900 people were injured Friday morning after a meteor streaking to Earth triggered a powerful sonic boom. Learn what caused the powerful boom. ->
A huge fireball shattered the morning skies over Russia's Urals region generating a series of powerful sonic booms, blowing out windows and causing widespread panic. ->
Crater formation is a a mysterious science, and one we won't get a good handle on until man returns to the pripristine craters of thelunar landscape.
Who owns a meteorite? Well, it depends on who you ask. Scientists, hobbyists, governments, quacks, museum curators and unscrupulous scavengers all have their own opinion.