A new study suggests that Mars was volcanically active 2 billion years ago. Researchers analyzed meteorites found on Earth to arrive at their conclusion.
Mexico has their own version of the famed Bermuda Triangle with technology failures, space and alien rumors.
Many meteors streak across the sky, but few explode thunderously the way it did last Thursday in Cyprus. The mysterious outburst baffled and alarmed the locals who felt the ground shake at the force. How common and dangerous is this phenomenon?
Meteorites had crashed into the earth a billion years ago, and along with it was the essential nutrient vital to terrestrial life. According to scientists, meteorites had brought phosphorous into earth, which is vital to the evolution of life on the planet.
The Perseid meteor shower is anticipated worldwide and is expected to show its might starting Aug. 11 to Aug. 12.
The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most popular meteor showers but a lot of people are obviously unaware when it comes to the bright lights visible on the August night sky.
While waiting for the fascinating Perseid meteor shower to occur this August, astronomers and enthusiasts can watch the Delta Aquarid shower that peaks Thursday and Friday, July 28 and July 29.
This year's Perseid meteor shower is expected to yield twice its normal rate from 50 to 70 meteors per hour to 150 to 200.
Small “meteorites” came crashing through a house in Thailand, leaving a hole in the roof.
University of Gothenburg researchers recently found a double crater in Sweden that suggests a unique twin meteorite event occurred 458 million years ago. This is the first proven occurrence of such an event.
On Earth, opals often form near hot springs. Also, microbes could possibly be found within opals.
NASA still has two functioning rovers rolling around the Red Planet's surface, poking at Martian rocks and dust. However, experts may not have to wait until astronauts set foot on Mars to see these rocks for themselves. A new spectroscopic analysis of the "Black Beauty" meteorite, on Earth, has revealed that it is very likely a chunk of Mars' crust dating back to an impact 4.4 billion years ago.
Despite conventional belief, meteorites might not have led to the creation of the solar system, according to a new study.
Back in 2012, a meteorite managed to puncture through Earth's atmosphere and slam into the ground of California's Gold Country - a historic region that attracted waves of 49ers during the 1849 gold rush. Ironically, this "Gold Rush meteorite" doesn't boast any yellow precious metals. Instead, it seems to be packed full of diamonds and other treasures.