Tunguska

Last-Minute Defense Against an Asteroid That Could Obliterate it Before Impact

Gazing at the night sky can evoke a sense of wonder regarding humanity's place in the Universe. But that's not…

2 years ago

3,600 Years ago, a 50-Meter-Wide Meteor Exploded in the Sky and Destroyed a City Near the Dead Sea

An archeological dig has uncovered evidence of a massive cosmic airburst event approximately 3,600 years ago that destroyed an entire…

3 years ago

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…

8 years ago

We are not Alone: Government Sensors Shed New Light on Asteroid Hazards

How hazardous are the thousands and millions of asteroids that surround the third rock from the Sun – Earth? Since…

10 years ago

Surprise: Earth Is Hit By a Lot More Asteroids Than You Thought

"The fact that none of these asteroid impacts shown in the video was detected in advance is proof that the…

10 years ago

Experts Question Claim Tunguska Meteorite May Have Come from Mars

In 1908 a blazing white line cut across the sky before exploding a few miles above the ground with a…

10 years ago

Near-Earth Asteroid 2003 DZ15 to Pass Earth Monday Night

The Earth will get another close shave Monday, when the 152 metre asteroid 2003 DZ15 makes a pass by our…

11 years ago

Claims of Tunguska Meteorite Fragments “Ridiculous,” Scientist Says

Last week, Russian researcher Andrei Zlobin announced that stony fragments collected from a riverbed in 1988 are "probably Tunguska meteorites,"…

11 years ago

Podcast: The Tunkguska Event

[/caption] On June 30th, 1908 “something” exploded over the Tunguska region of Siberia, flattening thousands of square kilometres of forest,…

12 years ago

A Noctilucent Masterpiece

[/caption] Night-shining "noctilucent" clouds create a magical glow in the night skies over Reykjavíc, Iceland in this beautiful photo by Örvar…

13 years ago