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Leonid meteor shower continues a month of blazing skies

November is a big month for exciting sights in the heavens thanks to a whole bunch of collisions with stuff from space. Here's how to see the show for yourself.

By November 17, 2015


Look for fireballs in the night sky as Taurid meteor swarm peaks

It's not the apocalypse raining down on us. What you're seeing is a particularly active year for the Taurid meteor shower.

By November 2, 2015


This startup wants to offer on-demand shooting stars (Tomorrow Daily 228)

ALE is a Japanese company working on an interesting novelty: man-made, on-demand meteor showers. It might sound like a silly idea, but the company's founder wants to bring her product to the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

By August 19, 2015


Man-made meteor showers for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Tomorrow Daily 228)

Ashley and Khail explain how a man-made meteor shower could make a big splash at the 2020 Summer Games, discuss a new full-body VR immersion system and wish they had enough money to afford a huge Lite-Brite for adults. #TD2020

By August 19, 2015


Dazzling shots of the 2015 Perseid meteor shower (pictures)

Often regarded as the best meteor shower of the year, the Perseids have been especially spectacular thanks to a mostly absent moon.

10 Images By August 13, 2015


The best way to see the epic 2015 Perseid meteor shower as it peaks

One of the most spectacular night sky shows of the year is here, and the pesky moon isn't around this time to spoil it. Here's how to take it in.

By August 12, 2015


Swords from the stars: Weapons forged from meteoric iron

The earliest iron forged by humans actually comes from the stars -- and, as it turns out, meteorites make some beautiful swords.

6 Images By April 9, 2015


Watch a 500-pound meteor light up the Pittsburgh sky

If you live in Pittsburgh and think you saw a massive fireball in the sky Tuesday morning, you're not going crazy. A 2-foot-diameter meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere and gave quite the show.

By February 18, 2015


Kinetic sculpture reflects meteor impacts on the moon

The lunar surface gets artsy in the hands of two London digital designers and their data-driven hanging sculpture based on cosmic events.

By September 22, 2014


Perseid meteors light up skies tonight, despite supermoon

These showers are so stunning that Google even dedicated an animated Doodle to the celestial show.

By August 12, 2014