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Rare California Fireball Yields Its Secrets

Posted 12.21.2012 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 12/20/2012 02:16 PM EST on SPACE.com Barely eight months after a fireball lit up California and Nevada skies, th...

Meteorites Found Along Fireball's Path Called Incredibly Old

AP | By SCOTT SONNER | Posted 04.26.2012 | Science

RENO, Nev. -- Robert Ward has been hunting and collecting meteorites for more than 20 years, so he knew he'd found something special in the Sierra foo...

Expert Gives Astonishing Figure For Meteor Explosion

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

Tiny meteorites found in the Sierra foothills of northern California were part of a giant...

Astronomers: Loud Explosion In Nevada, California Likely Caused By Meteor

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 06.22.2012 | Science

RENO, Nev. -- Astronomers say a loud explosion heard across a large swath of Nevada and California on Sunday morning was likely caused by a meteor. T...

Widespread Reports Of Possible Meteor Across American Southwest

AP | DENISE PETSKI | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — A brilliant light seen darting across the Southwest night sky was most likely a piece of asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere,...