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Great Ball Of Fire Lights Up Sky Over New England

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.17.2016 | Weird News

Lighting up a lake & the sky all over NE. Here's all the best meteor video so far this AM #WMUR pic.twitter.com/lkHBMKJwsi— Erin Fehlau (@ErinWMUR) ...

Would You Buy a 1,433-Pound Meteorite For $1.1 Million?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.29.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. Meteorites are coming to an auction house near you next month. Christie's London has organized a sal...

Man Could Be First Person In Centuries To Be Killed By Meteorite

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 02.08.2016 | World

A man in India died on Saturday due to a fallen object that could have been a meteorite, officials said. The object apparently prompted a mysterious ...

Airplane Camera Catches Meteor Streaking Across North American Sky

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Science

An airplane pilot had a sensational bird's-eye view of a meteor streaking across the night sky of the eastern U.S. and Canada this weekend. Mike Gross...

Watch Space Junk Soar Across The Sky In This Selfie Stick Video

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.03.2016 | Science

Is it a plane? Is it a meteor? No, it's more likely to be debris from a Russian rocket. The space junk soars across the sky in a spectacular video fil...

Unexplained Light Spotted In Night Sky Over California And Nevada

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.23.2015 | Weird News

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a… mystery? On Tuesday night, an “unidentified” bright light was spotted whizzing across the sky over Cali...

Security Camera Films Meteor Streaking Across Ohio Sky

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.22.2015 | Science

It was the free firework display of the year. A meteor streaked across the Ohio night sky on Thursday -- and the spectacular sight was caught on surve...

From Meteor to Missile

Megan Pincus Kajitani | Posted 11.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Megan Pincus Kajitani

I admit, at first I was embarrassed by my own awe and wonder, my own enthusiasm and Facebook posting of the event in the sky. I got swept up in the kids' excitement, I thought. I didn't do my journalistic due diligence before I posted, I scolded myself. Both true. And yet.

SPACE PHONE: Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 11.04.2015 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Of the many reasons to visit Puerto Rico: tropical climate, Caribbean cuisine and Latin Music, only one is truly out of this world.

WATCH: Brilliant Fireball Meteor Streaks Over Thailand

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.04.2015 | Science

Stunning dashcam footage shows what experts have called a "fireball meteor" streaking across the night sky in Thailand. The object, which was a brilli...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2015

Jeff Sullivan | Posted 08.26.2015 | Science
Jeff Sullivan

Comet Swift-Tuttle only passes the earth and circles the sun once every 133 years, but the earth passes through its trail of dust every year. The deb...

Showered with Stars

Donna Henes | Posted 08.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Henes

On the nights of August 11 and 12 weather permitting, we will be able to see the Perseid meteor showers -- the year's best with up to 60 meteors per hour at their peak.

Meteor Showers On Demand Could Be Coming Soon To Skies Near You

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.09.2015 | Science

Part of the excitement of seeing a meteor is the dumb luck involved in being in the right place at the right time. Outside of known meteor showers, ...

Breathtaking Photograph Shows Meteor Streaking Over Loch Ness

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.17.2015 | Science

It was a “beautiful night,” says Scotland-based tour guide John Alasdair Macdonald. So he went outside with his camera to snap some photographs of...

4 Under-Represented Ways We Could Go Extinct

Ravishly | Posted 09.07.2014 | Science
Ravishly

As the morbid and jaded creatures we are, humans really get a kick out of pondering our species' ultimate demise. It's time we give some love to more obscure, but still scientifically plausible means of extinction.

Huge Diamond-Studded Crater Linked To Mass Extinction

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 06.16.2014 | Science

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New evidence implicates one of Earth's biggest impact craters in a mass extinction that occurred 33.7 million years ago, accord...

Collision Caused Huge Ring-Shaped Structure, Scientists Say

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 05.08.2014 | Science

An ancient ring-shaped structure in southern Alberta, Canada, likely formed when a meteorite smashed into Earth, producing a 5-mile-wide (8 kilometers...

WATCH: Skydiver Almost Hit By Meteor Mid-Air

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.03.2014 | Weird News

It's a good thing Chicken Little doesn't skydive, because he'd be seriously losing his cool right now. How else is he supposed to react to this video ...

Sixth Extinction

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Darwin was right about many things, including the mechanism by which the plenitude of life we know as biodiversity came to thrive on this planet. Unfortunately for us, his picture has hit a big roadblock.

Has Scientist Found Holy Grail Of Life?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2013 | Science

Scientists know life on Earth began more than 3.8 billion years ago, but exactly how it began has long been an unanswered question. Now a scientist...

Tsunamis of Sound

Eric J. Heller | Posted 07.13.2013 | Science
Eric J. Heller

If you could see sound traveling, you'd soon notice other waves coming at you with long wavelengths: like ocean swell 100 feet or 1000 feet from crest to crest, or like tsunami waves, miles from crest to crest. These are the "tsunamis of sound," hugely long waves.

Barnstorming Space

Rod Pyle | Posted 06.17.2013 | Science
Rod Pyle

The scope of the event was vast, the presentations compelling and the ideas soaring. These are the mavericks among mavericks and, despite the fact than many will fail to accomplish their current goals, some will lead us to a better- and private- future in space.

Meteor Sighting Reported Across Northeast US

Posted 03.23.2013 | Science

On Friday night around 8 p.m. EDT, Twitter lit up with multiple accounts of a bright object, possibly a meteor, shooting across the skies of the north...

Congressional Science Committee Takes On Asteroid Threat

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.20.2013 | Science

The end might not be upon us, but Congress wants to plan ahead, just in case. The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Tuesday held...

Ancient Meteorite Crater Discovered Beneath Small Town

Posted 03.08.2013 | Science

By: Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor Published: 03/06/2013 12:49 PM EST on LiveScience Buried beneath the rocks, dirt, buildings ...