Bolides

Astronomers Think a Meteor Came from Outside the Solar System

When 'Oumuamua was first detected on October 19th, 2017, astronomers were understandably confused about the nature of this strange object.…

3 years ago

Satellite Watches Dust from Chelyabinsk Meteor Spread Around the Northern Hemisphere

When a meteor weighing 10,000 metric tons exploded 22.5 km (14 miles) above Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15, 2013, the…

8 years ago

Bright Meteor Rocks Argentina Rock Concert

Talk about a light show! A massive bolide was captured on video during a middle-of-the-night rock concert in Argentina on…

9 years ago

Russian Fireball Inspires Journey into the World of Meteorites

A little more than week ago a 7,000 ton, 50-foot (15-meter) wide meteoroid made an unexpected visit over Russia to…

9 years ago

Recent UK Fireball Could Not Have “Skipped” Around the World, New Analysis Says

The meteoroid seen over the UK on September 21, 2012 has created quite a sensation – make that a several…

9 years ago

Fireball Over California Exploded with Force of 5 Kilotons

[/caption] A daytime fireball over the skies of central/northern California on Sunday morning, April 22, 2012 caused a loud explosion…

10 years ago