Moments after exploding with the energy of an atomic bomb in the skies over the city of Chelyabinsk, the space rock quietly let itself into a lake outside of town, not far from the watchful eye of a security camera.
Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.
Here's a rare chance to own everything from an Enigma machine to a life-size alien statue when Christie's Out of the Ordinary auction kicks off.
Curiosity has found and photographed its first chunk of iron meteorite on the surface of Mars.
A Norwegian skydiver appears to have an extremely close call with a falling meteorite, which fortunately wasn't on fire at the time.
It's half a ton big and it came from outer space. At least that's what Russian scientists say. Yet when they try to weigh it, it breaks into pieces.
More than a hundred years after the discovery of some ancient Egyptian iron beads, scientists finally determine their origin.
A freshly published patent application outlines a new type of keyboard that could use truly space-age materials.
Purported chunks of the meteor that streaked over the Siberian sky last week are going for hundreds or thousands of dollars on eBay and Russian classifieds sites.
The map was developed by Javier de la Torre, co-founder of Vizzuality and CartoDB.