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 [...]

Extraterrestrial Life Signs in Meteorite

Since the dawn of humanity we’ve gazed upwards toward the stars above and wondered, where do we come from, is there anything else out there? NASA scientists have found the building blocks of life (amino acids) in a recently fallen meteorite which made impact in the Sudan desert in Oct 2008. This meteorite, known as [...]

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

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Perhaps the coolest asteroid video ever made.

2010 AL30: Space Junk or Asteroid?

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NASA Confirms that 2010 AL30 is most likely a small asteroid measuring 10-15 meters (30-45 feet). As the update on NASA states there was some doubt as to whether the object was an asteroid. Too bad it’s not going to impact Earth though… It would most likely produce a very nice meteorite strewnfield and would [...]

What is a Meteorite Strewnfield?

Example of a Typical Meteorite Fall

What is A Meteorite Strewnfield? To understand what a meteorite strewn field is you must first understand what a meteorite is and how it ends up on the Earth. Meteorites are fragments of asteroids and meteoroids which have impacted the Earth. This debris, at one time was floating around the solar system orbiting the Sun. [...]