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Apr 21, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A great hunt for meteorites in Antarctica is showing us more about the moon, Mars and other cosmic locations.
Mar 29, 2016 01:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The gas giant appears to have experienced a pretty significant impact event and the flash of the extraterrestrial meteor was caught by amateur astronomers who just happened to be videoing Jupiter and its moons.
Mar 15, 2016 12:10 PM ET // Mindy Weisberger, LiveScience
Microscopic dust grains extracted from meteorites that landed on Earth had ancient and explosive origins, scientists have discovered.
Feb 23, 2016 02:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If a space rock hits the atmosphere, and no one is around to hear it, does the tabloid press still report it as an Earth-shattering event?
Feb 10, 2016 09:27 AM ET // Discovery News
NASA scientists and others cast doubt on an assertion from Indian authorities that a meteorite killed a bus driver earlier this week. Continue reading →
Feb 8, 2016 09:49 AM ET // AFP
If proven, it would be the first such death in recorded history.
Dec 23, 2015 04:24 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
A mysterious ball of light soared over the Las Vegas skyline Tuesday evening.
Aug 12, 2015 01:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight is the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower and whether you have clear or cloudy skies, there are more than a few surprising ways that you can get involved and enjoy a potentially spectacular cosmic light show.
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