A puzzling meteorite with unknown origins: It could be from the surface of Mercury, but something doesn't quite add up. ->
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. ->
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. ->
The extremely rare meteorite was found by a farmer in a tiny Missouri town called Conception Junction (population 202).
Fossilized alien microbes have been discovered in a sample extracted from a meteorite, according to research carried out by a NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center astrobiologist.
A 13,000 year old meteorite from Mars, found in 1984 in the Allan Hills Region of Antarctica, is back in the news. The rock caused quite a stir when NASA announced during an August 1996 press conference that it contained evidence of past life on Mars. The first paper in Science described micrometer...
Mars rover Opportunity will make a pit stop to get a closer look at the toaster-sized rock.
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.