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Meteorite whizzes by skydiver, gets caught on tape

A Norwegian skydiver appears to have an extremely close call with a falling meteorite, which fortunately wasn't on fire at the time.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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Watch Russian meteorite's impact via security cam

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.

By Nov. 15, 2013

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Vast meteorite pulled from Russian lake, breaks up

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.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Ancient Egyptians wore space bling made from meteorites

More than a hundred years after the discovery of some ancient Egyptian iron beads, scientists finally determine their origin.

By May. 31, 2013

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Map shows every meteorite impact since 2,300 B.C.

The map was developed by Javier de la Torre, co-founder of Vizzuality and CartoDB.

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Russian meteorite fragments pop up for sale online

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.

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Russian meteorite: The conspiracy theories

It might well be that Bill Nye has explained fully about the meteorite that showered a Russian city, but others have darker explanations.

By Feb. 16, 2013

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Injury count rises for Russian meteorite

The latest reports say about 1,000 people were injured, mostly by glass shards sent flying by the meteor's window-shattering sonic blasts.

By Feb. 15, 2013

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Meteorite suspected of causing explosions, damage in Russia

An object struck a factory wall 900 miles east of Moscow, breaking windows and setting alarms. A YouTube video shows trace of object falling from the sky.

By Feb. 14, 2013

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Mom walks dog, finds $20,000 meteorite

Unlike many visitors to her Californian town, Brenda Salverson isn't looking for buried treasure. But she finds it all the same.

By May. 3, 2012