Titanic Asteroid Scars Jupiter

On July 19th 2009 a massive asteroid the size of the Titanic slammed Jupiter, scarring it’s surface, leaving scientists and astronomers with a beautiful aftermath which reminds us of the dangers of the invisible threats which orbit our Sun. Asteroids this size, if they impact Earth in a populated area, would cause devastation such that [...]

Saving The World One Meteorite At A Time

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Meteorites have taken the world by storm. Literally and figuratively. Meteorites are gaining popularity as more people are learning about the fascinating science behind them through television shows, internet dealers, and meteorite related blogs online. The most exciting part about meteorites (besides the fact they are worth money) is that more scientific fields of study [...]

The Coolest & Scariest Asteroid Video Ever Made! [VIDEO]

Asteroid Discovery

Perhaps the coolest asteroid video ever made.

Jupiter Smashed! [VIDEO & PHOTO]

Jupiter Asteroid Impact

Earth is saved! Again… It seems our Grandfather planet Jupiter has saved Earth from certain annihilation yet again. An invisible threat made itself visible on June 3rd when a rogue asteroid slammed into Jupiter and created a brilliant explosion visible from the relative safety of our own home planet. At 20:31:29 on June 3rd, 2010 [...]

Meteorite Impact Crater in Mexico?

Reports are coming in that there has been a meteorite impact 100 miles NorthEast of Mexico City. It’s also been reported that authorities have cordoned off the area. Discover Magazine’s Bad Astronomy Blog has a report Mexican Meteorite Crater? Below is an excerpt from that report. “…Reports are a bit sketchy right now, but apparently [...]

Asteroid Collision In Asteroid Belt: P/2010 A2

Asteroid Collision P/2010 A2

Looks like we might have some new meteorites on the way here now after two asteroids collided in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. HISTORY’S FIRST RECORDED ASTEROID COLLISION This is the first time in the history of mankind that such an event has been witnessed and recorded. Will there be meteorites from this [...]

Earth Go Boom!

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Most everyone has seen video and movies depicting the destruction of Earth by asteroids. Deep Impact, and Armageddon were two very famous movies produced on this subject. Doomsayers have been predicting an asteroid strike for years. ┬áIt’s happened in the past and it one day it will happen again. I for one wasn’t convinced that [...]