Asteroids Meteoroids Meteors & Meteorites

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 […]

Fireball, Explosion & Big BOOM Might Have Been Meteorite: Geelong Australia

A huge explosion and shower of debris sparks a theory that this event could be a meteorite dropping fireball. Here’s an excerpt from an article published in the Geelong Advertiser. The report also states that a resident in the area said “..it sounded like a rock had been thrown at their kitchen window…” “…David Van […]

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

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 […]

Meteors Fireballs & Explosions Over SouthEast

Looks like we have another exciting event! Fireballs from the sky, meteors, explosions! Sonic booms and fireball sightings have been reported all over the SouthEast from Maryland to Virgina and last week Georgia had it’s own big boom too. Over Augusta Georgia at around 3 a.m. on the 20th a fireball was sighted followed by […]

Asteroid Impact

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

California Fireball Sightings

   Meteor Fireball There’s been yet another fireball, this time in California. According to SpaceWeather.com here’s and excerpt from the report they’ve written up along with some eye witness accounts. “…I was looking up over our house and what I saw was the most beautiful ball of light I have ever seen!!!! As it came […]

11 Reasons Why Everyone Should Own A Meteorite!

11 Reasons Why Everyone Should Own A Meteorite! by Eric Wichman Below you’ll find a list of reasons why everyone should own a meteorite. (If you have something to add let me know) 1. It’s A Meteorite! – A 100% genuine rock from space. How many people can say they own one? 2. Meteorites Are […]

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 […]