The Winchcombe meteorite was collected mere hours after it fell, but researchers have found that it was already contaminated with earthly minerals, including common table salt.
As many as 120 meteors could tumble through the sky each hour during the Geminids' peak on Dec. 14.
Earth is constantly showered by space rocks, but how many of these actually land on Earth's surface?
A loud explosion heard Saturday (Aug. 13) in Utah may have been an exploding Perseid meteor.
The interstellar asteroid crashed into the Pacific Ocean in 2014 and its recovery would be a world-changing scientific discovery, scientists say.
Graphene found interlocked with diamonds inside an ancient meteorite could be the key to superfast, supercharged tech.
The James Webb Space Telescope has been hit by at least 19 tiny meteors since launching in December 2021, and new images reveal the damage.
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