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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.
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.
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.
The map was developed by Javier de la Torre, co-founder of Vizzuality and CartoDB.
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.
It might well be that Bill Nye has explained fully about the meteorite that showered a Russian city, but others have darker explanations.
The latest reports say about 1,000 people were injured, mostly by glass shards sent flying by the meteor's window-shattering sonic blasts.
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.