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Death by Meteorite!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 07.31.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

It is one of the most unlikely ways to die, but the history of alleged cases suggests that it can happen from time to time!

New Theory Emerges About Destructive Space Rock

Reuters | By Irene Klotz | Posted 07.24.2014 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - An asteroid that exploded last year over Chelyabinsk, Russia, leaving more than 1,000 peo...

Five Intriguing Stories of 2013

Mario Livio | Posted 03.31.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

Here are five science stories that I found intriguing during 2013.

WATCH: 6 Biggest Space Science Discoveries Of 2013 | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

The year 2013 saw a wealth of discoveries, insights, and milestones that advanced the fields of astronomy and other space sciences. From extrasolar pl...

Do You Feel Safer Now?

Mark Boslough | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Mark Boslough

Last week, the first round of papers related to last year's spectacular asteroid explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia, appeared. One of the most significant conclusions suggests that we may have underestimated the number of building-sized asteroids by up to a factor of 10.