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

Asteroid

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 [...]

Meteorite Men Hunt Atacama Desert for Imilac Meteorite

Meteorite Men (Season II) on the Science Channel 9pm – Atacama Desert Hidden Gems, Chile TV-PG, CC – Thirteen years ago, the Imilac strewnfield was the first place Geoff and Steve hunted together. With over 900 kilograms of meteorites found, Imilac is the third largest pallasite recovered, and one of the only regions l…ittered with [...]

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 [...]

Mississippi Meteor – The Bunkie Bolide

Well folks, we have another great prospect for a new USA meteorite fall! Reports are coming in that say a possible meteorite may have impacted in Louisiana! A large fireball was witnessed from several states including Mississippi, Tennessee, and Louisiana. We’re of course investigating and will have updates as they come in. Below are some [...]

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 [...]

Lorton Meteorite Fall: Meteorite Smashes Through Doctors Roof! [VIDEO]

Example Photo Shoing Black Fusion Crust

Well, it’s official. The newest meteorite fall in the USA happened on Monday evening on January 18th. A 308g stone chondrite meteorite crashed through the roof and ceiling of a dental office in Lorton VA. This is the first meteorite fall in the USA since the Whetstone Mountains meteorite fall just outside Tucson Arizona last [...]

FIREBALL SIGHTING: Meteor Streaks Across Southern California!

A big fireball was seen over southern California last night be science school teacher Doug Peltz from Irvine CA. A good sign there may be material on the ground is that Peltz actually heard a crackling sound as it flew over. One witness stated he saw it all the way from Las Vegas. 9 other [...]

Alaska Fireball – NORAD Confirms Meteor – Possible New USA Meteorite Fall

According to an article on the KTUU.com channel 2 news website in Anchorage Alaska there was a meteor fireball sighted over Anchorage early Sunday morning. It was reported that it was captured by an FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) weather webcam. KTUU reports the meteorite fell in the Chugach Mountains. Below is that report. “…Meteor shower [...]

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 [...]