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 […]

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 […]