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 [...]

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 [...]

Asteroids Meteoroids Meteors & Meteorites

Ceres - A Dwarf Planet - Largest Object In Asteroid Belt

What’s the difference between asteroids, meteoroids, meteors, and meteorites? Well if you don’t know you’re not alone. Many people confuse them and use the terms interchangeably when in fact they aren’t all the same at all. In it’s simplest form an asteroid is BIG, a meteoroid is smaller, meteors are flaming meteoroids as they are [...]

New Meteorite Fall In Muzaffarnagar India?

Two “Asteroid” pieces have been found in Karimpur village in India No Photos… Short blurbs… Hot meteorites!??? http://www.indopia.in/India-usa-uk-news/latest-news/579540/Science/9/20/9 EXCERPT: “…Two asteroids, which are believed to be pieces of a bigger meteor, have been found at Karimpur village in the district here.The small asteroids were found in the compound of Shyambir, a villager, yesterday. “Two small [...]

Merced Meteor Fireball Update: Possible Meteorite Found 04/20/09

Possible Meteorite From The Famous Merced Fireball

As of April 22nd 2009 we’re still investigating this event. On April 20th I was contacted by a man claiming to have a possible meteorite from the Merced Fireball which happened at around 3am Dec 27th 2008. Meteorite hunters and scientists have scoured the area and compiled much data on this event, however no one [...]

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 [...]

Asteroid Impact

Great computer generated HD video of an asteroid impacting Earth. Talked about scorched!