From Dust To Dust

We are star dust! From the dust whence we came… For the first time, scientists have discovered a massive star around which exists a huge ring of dust. It’s called a protoplanetary disk and it’s where planets and ultimately how entire solar systems are formed. It’s where life itself starts with the birth of a […]

Jupiter Smashed! [VIDEO & PHOTO]

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 Men: Official Science Channel Website [VIDEO]

The Meteorite Men’s official Science Channel website is LIVE! Steve Arnold and Geoff Notkin are the Meteorite Men. They travel the world searching for cosmic treasure that falls from the heavens. They are meteorite hunters. Earlier this week the Science channel unveiled their new website featuring the Meteorite Men TV series and it’s chock full […]

A “Little” Perspective For Ya…

Hey guys. Ever wonder how big the universe really is? Now, most people know the nine (ahem… eight) planets in our solar system, and they might know a few constellations, where they are located in the night sky and what they are named.  The average person on the street usually knows only the basics of […]

What is a Meteorite?

What Is A Meteorite? by Eric Wichman If you’ve ever wanted to know what the difference between a meteorite, meteoroid, and meteor is, here are some basic facts in order of appearance.   A meteoroid floats through space until the Earth’s gravity pulls it into our atmosphere. Once it enters our atmosphere it begins to […]

Meteorites Are Cool

  Meteorites are the coolest things on the face of the planet, in my humble opinion. They are space rocks, born in fire and have survived their course of travel through space for millions of years before being pulled through our atmosphere in a spectacular fireball to the Earth’s surface to be found by a […]