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This weekend's Leonid meteor shower will be hard to catch.
Meteor strikes like the one that rocked the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15 probably happen far more frequently than previously believed -- up to 10 times more frequent. Continue reading →
A bright meteor has caused a stir in California, likely originating from the Taurid meteor shower that has caused other sightings across the U.S. Continue reading →
The Chelyabinsk meteor blast provided scientists with a trove of rare data. What they learned might make you duck and cover. Continue reading →
The U.N. is planning an "International Asteroid Warning Group" so that member nations can share data about hazardous space rocks and coordinate an interception mission should a scary space rock be identified. Continue reading →
Comet ISON blazes through the night sky on its dangerous journey toward the sun.
The half-ton meteorite is said to have been part of the ground-shaking meteor from February 2013 that hurt 1,200 people.
Astronomers have made the first direct detection of water in a rocky body that once orbited a sun-like star.
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