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Danger! Falling Rocks: Meteorites and Asteroids (Infographic)

Rocks from space threaten life on Earth! Actually most of those rocks are in the form of tiny meteors and they burn up before hitting the ground.
Rocks from space threaten life on Earth! Actually most of those rocks are in the form of tiny meteors and they burn up before hitting the ground. (Image credit: Ross Toro, LiveScience Contributor)
Ross Toro
Ross Toro is a contributing infographic artist for Live Science. He specializes in explanatory graphics that deal with science topics. Ross is a former art director of the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and United Press International. He teaches Filipino martial arts when not dabbling in cartoons and animation.