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Why Does Siberia Get All the Cool Meteors?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fivTDW0EV1Q Children ice skating in Khakassia, Russia react to the fall of a bright fireball two nights ago on Dec.6…

3 years ago

Our Guide to the 2016 Geminid Meteors: Watching a Good Shower on a Bad Year

One of the best yearly meteor showers contends with the nearly Full Moon this year, but don't despair; you may…

3 years ago

When Good Showers Turn Bad: The 2016 Leonids

The Leonid meteors are expected to peak on the night of Thursday, November 17th into the morning of Friday, November…

3 years ago

On The Origin Of Phobos’ Groovy Mystery

A new study offers a possible explanation for the strange surface features on Mars' moon of Phobos, which could help…

3 years ago

Perseid Meteor Shower Briefly Storms, Still Has Legs

Reports coming in now from the Perseid meteor shower show a big spike in activity over Europe last night as…

3 years ago

Get Ready for the 2016 Perseids

Out camping under the August sky? The coming week gives us a good reason to stay up late, as the…

3 years ago

Mammals Were Already Flourishing When The Axe Fell On The Dinosaurs

Mammals were well on their way to dominance long before an asteroid strike was the death-blow for dinosaurs.

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Massive 400 Ft. Tsunamis On Ancient Mars

Impact events on Mars 3.4 billion years ago triggered massive tsunamis that reshaped the coastline of the ancient Martian ocean.

4 years ago

Super Bright Fireball Spotted Across U.S. Northeast

It came from outer space—literally! On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, the early morning sky briefly lit up with the brilliant…

4 years ago

2016 Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks May 5-6

If you notice a rise in meteors before dawn now through the weekend, you're not imagining things. It's the annual…

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