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Black Beauty Meteorite from Mars Found in Africa Black Beauty Meteorite from Mars Found in Africa
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CNN reports a mysterious meteorite has been discovered in the northern part of Africa, and scientists are dating it at 4.4 billion years. The study was published in the journal Nature. Nicknamed “Black Beauty,” the authors of the study believe …

Leonid Meteor Shower Expected This Weekend Leonid Meteor Shower Expected This Weekend

The long awaited annual mid-November Leonid meteor shower will peak this weekend. The only problem is that the full moon’s glare may obstruct the annual celestial show. Assuming that the skies are clear during the peak viewing times, which will …

Meteorite: Russia Uncovers One of The Largest Pieces Ever From Urals Meteorite: Russia Uncovers One of The Largest Pieces Ever From Urals

On Wednesday, Russian divers recovered a sunken half-tonne “suspected” meteorite that had descended from space on February 14, 2013. The shockwave induced from the meteor had affected as many as 1200-1500 people in the Urals. Why it took so many …

Russian Meteor Blast Explained by NASA [VIDEO] Russian Meteor Blast Explained by NASA [VIDEO]

On February 15, when the world’s astronomers were busy watching Asteroid 2012 DA14 make a close flyby of Earth, a different space rock entered Earth’s atmosphere and broke up over Chelyabinsk, Russia. The shockwave following the meteor’s destruction shattered windows …

Russia Meteor Blast Being Assessed by the ESA Russia Meteor Blast Being Assessed by the ESA

Last week, as astronomers around the world turned their attention toward the passing asteroid 2012 DA14, a meteorite entered Earth’s atmosphere and broke up over Chelyabinsk, Russia. The blast shattered windows and injured hundreds in the small town. The European …

Meteorite Falls in Russia, Lights Up the Sky [VIDEO] Meteorite Falls in Russia, Lights Up the Sky [VIDEO]
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A meteorite only a few meters long fell to Earth above Chelyabinsk, Russia early this morning. The shockwave caused by the object shattered windows and caused hundreds of injuries. A video of the event has quickly become one of the …

Mars Once Had Warm Water, Study Reveals Mars Once Had Warm Water, Study Reveals
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New research on Martian meteorites shows evidence that water sufficiently warm enough to support life once existed on Mars. The study, published this week in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters, determined that water temperatures on Mars ranged from …

Guy Forges Wedding Ring From a Meteorite Guy Forges Wedding Ring From a Meteorite
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As Yahoo News is reporting, a man has forged his wife’s wedding ring out of a meteorite and posted the gallery of its completion on Reddit. The user, laporkenstein, got fed up with the idea of paying thousands of dollars …

Sacramento Area Mother Finds Meteorite Worth $20,000 Sacramento Area Mother Finds Meteorite Worth $20,000

Brenda Salveson is just a regular mother. She like to bring her kids and dog to the park in Lotus, California almost every day for a walk. During her walk, she found a particular rock that caught her eye. Turns …