Fireballs in the summer sky may signify a chance to probe their mysterious origin.
Rare 2-million-year record reveals the meteorite flux rate.
A fragment of a comet found hidden inside a meteorite is offering new insights into the dynamics of our young solar system.
Powerful meteorite explodes over “a sensitive part of the world.”
The meteorite may have been blasted off of Earth during an impact, mixed with lunar rocks, and brought back to Earth 4 billion years later by astronauts.
Telescopes around the world detected an impact event on the lunar surface just before totality on Monday. Amateur and professional astronomers are starting to coordinate data.
Every day meteors burn up in the atmosphere with highly predictable results, reflecting radio waves that could be used to calibrate antennas.
This bold mineralogist and feminist bucked norms that deemed geology unsuited for women. She contributed to meteoritics, science history, and petrology, including the analysis of Apollo Moon rocks.
A century after an asteroid crashed into Tunguska, Siberia, experts discuss the current lineup of missions to study asteroids and mitigate future disasters should another object from space hit Earth.
Mountains ringing the center of Earth’s most famous impact crater consist of porous rocks. Computer models of the impact can now predict those rocks’ microstructure.