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 [...]

Huge Fireball Seen Across 6 States [VIDEO]

Meteorites Wanted

We might have our first meteorite fall of 2011! You know, sometimes it’s just too good to be true… What are the chances a meteorite falls on 1/1/11 just a mere couple weeks before the Tucson show? Is it possible. Looks like this might be a meteorite fall… Too many reports of fragmentation and sonic [...]

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 [...]

Asteroid Wiped Out Dinos! Really…

This just in… “…The city-size asteroid that slammed into Earth with the force of a million nuclear bombs is what snuffed out the dinosaurs and half of all other species on Earth 65 million years ago, an international group of scientists who reviewed all available evidence said today…” It seems a new study has re-confirmed the theory [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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.  It’s happened in the past and it one day it will happen again. I for one wasn’t convinced that [...]