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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.
Jun 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Methane, a potential sign of primitive life, has been found in meteorites from Mars, adding weight to the idea that life could live off methane on the Red Planet.
Apr 21, 2015 01:25 PM ET
Most of the near earth objects that approach Earth burn up in our atmosphere. What happens to the ones that don’t?
Sep 9, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some craters can be deceiving. Continue reading →
Jul 15, 2014 02:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Curiosity's 640th day (or sol) on Mars, as it continued its long drive to the base of Aeolis Mons (a.k.a. Mount Sharp), the robot stumbled across a fairly hefty meteorite. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A well-known meteorite that was the first to be tracked by ground-based cameras as it blasted through the Earths atmosphere and quickly recovered at its Australian fall site has been identified as a geological oddity. Continue reading →
Apr 9, 2014 11:49 AM ET
Last week, a Norwegian man was skydiving, and a meteorite almost hit him! The cool thing about it is it was all caught on tape. Join Tara as she discusses how this rare occurrence will likely never happen again!
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