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'Egg Rock' Meteorite Discovered On Mars By Curiosity Rover

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.05.2016 | Science

Don’t be fooled by the dark object in the image above. It’s about the size of a golf ball, but appears bigger in the picture. It was discovered on...

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...


Spottoon | Posted 02.10.2017 | Entertainment

A mysterious meteorite crashes into a school and many students are killed and even more are seriously injured. Five students inexplicably come out of the wreckage unscathed and gain supernatural powers while becoming outcasts at school. As they begin to search for answers, they become targets for a secret government program that tests the group's abilities for reasons unknown to them all.

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 ...

There Is A Fruitcake On The Moon

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 12.29.2016 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

According to an old French proverb, Rome was not built in a day. So, you're going to think I'm totally off the wall, but I believe that the same can ...


Spottoon | Posted 09.30.2016 | Entertainment

With a mysterious meteorite collision at school, a group of boys and girls ends up with unintended supernatural powers. As the collision brings about many casualties, other classmates start rumors about the incident being caused by the group's abnormalities, and they suffer from the vicious cycle of bullying. Moreover, the government is in the middle of a top secret project, testing the group's unusual abilities for indefinable purpose.

The Next Mass Extinction as a Greek Tragedy

Steve Zack | Posted 08.06.2016 | Green
Steve Zack

There is an emerging Greek tragedy. Not the familiar and ongoing financial troubles concerning Greece and the EU, but rather a catastrophe on a truly worldwide scale: an emerging mass extinction of life - the sixth such crisis in Earth's history.

Weird Rock Renews Debate Over Life On Mars | Megan Gannon | Posted 02.28.2014 | Science

The discovery of tiny carbon-rich balls and tunnels inside a Martian meteorite has once again raised the possibility that the Red Planet was teeming w...

WATCH: Hypervelocity Space Rock Smashes Into Moon, Sets New Record | Megan Gannon | Posted 02.26.2014 | Science

The high-speed impact of a wayward space rock on the surface of the moon last year triggered the brightest lunar explosion ever seen, scientists say. ...

Old Hunk Of Rock Turns Out To Be WHAT!?

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

A hunk of rock found in a private collection is a rare meteorite, researchers have announced. The brown-black rock, which is small enough to fit in t...

Desert Discovery Reveals Secrets Of Mars' Distant Past | Mike Wall | Posted 11.21.2013 | Science

A meteorite found last year in the Sahara Desert is likely the first recognized piece of ancient Martian crust, a new study reports. The Mars meteori...

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...

Strange Space Rock Reveals How Planet Lost Atmosphere | Becky Oskin | Posted 10.23.2013 | Science

The atmosphere of Mars may not have escaped into space billions of years ago, scientists say. Instead, the bulk of Mars' carbon dioxide gas could be l...

Curiosity Confirms Theory About Space Rocks | Miriam Kramer | Posted 10.21.2013 | Science

Some pieces of rock that fell to Earth from space are indeed from Mars, new measurements reveal. New data collected by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity ha...

Strange Molecules Found Inside Fragment Of West Coast Fireball | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 09.10.2013 | Science

Scientists have discovered unexpected ingredients for life — organic molecules never seen before in meteorites — inside a chunk of space rock that...

Russian Space Rock May Have Had Near-Miss Before Impact | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

The meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February likely had a near miss before it hit Earth, possibly with another solar system object o...

The Glamorous Inner Lives Of Meteorites

Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

Although they can be a little rough around the edges, meteorites are certainly glamorous at heart. Astronomy photographer Jeff Barton threw us for a l...

Meteorite Riddle May Have Been Solved | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

The riddle of the age of meteorites from Mars might now be solved, with researchers finding these rocks from the Red Planet might not be billions of y...

Artist Aims To Do WHAT With This Space Rock? | Miriam Kramer | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

An artist working with a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite wants to send it back to space. Katie Paterson has been using a large iron meteorite from Arg...

Planet's Surface May Have Harbored Key Building Block For Life | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.12.2013 | Science

At a time when life as we know it was just getting its start on Earth, Martian clay may have harbored a key component for one of life's molecular buil...

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.

Two Meteorites With VERY Exotic Origins Identified

Posted 04.28.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 04/28/2013 10:26 AM EDT on Two surprising grains of sand in a pair of meteorites that landed on Earth sug...

Weird Green Meteorite Came From WHERE?

Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 03/29/2013 10:54 AM EDT on Scientists may have discovered the first meteorite from Mercury. The green rock...

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 ...

REVEALED: Cosmic Secrets Of Huge Russian Fireball

Posted 02.27.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 02/27/2013 06:55 AM EST on A meteor that exploded over Russia earlier this month likely hit Earth after a long ...