Two meteor enthusiasts have found a piece of an iron meteorite that fell over Sweden in November 2020.
The Quadrantid meteor shower is peaking, and skywatchers in North America have a good chance of seeing the tail end of the show tonight.
The Geminids meteor shower peaks on Sunday, and should provide good views of shooting stars anywhere the sky is clear.
The annual Draconid meteor shower peaks Wednesday evening (Oct. 7) — but the bright, gibbous moon will wash it out.
About 100 million years ago, a gigantic meteorite collided with Australia, creating a 3-mile-wide impact crater.
A small, soft smacked into Costa Rica on April 23, 2019. And it carried dust older than our sun, as well as clues regarding how life formed on Earth.
Skywatchers beware: The moon will hinder attempts to observe the Perseids, typically one of the year's most spectacular meteor showers.
London's Natural History Museum is sending a piece of a Martian meteorite back to the Red Planet with the Perseverance rover.
A shower of meteors that slammed into the moon (and Earth) had a collective mass estimated to be as much as 60 times that of the asteroid that blasted Earth at the end of the Cretaceous period.
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