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Skywatchers gear up for Perseid meteor onslaught

This annual crowd-pleaser -- one of the most spectacular sky shows you'll ever see -- is about to hit its peak.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Buckle up -- the year's best meteor shower peaks on Friday

Known for its massive fireballs and displaying more than 100 meteors per hour, the impressive Geminid show is not to be missed.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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Security camera captures video of massive blazing fireball

A fiery meteor catches the attention of more than 1,200 US residents -- some say it was as bright as the sun and others note it gave off sonic effects and delayed booms.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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Meteor shower created by Halley's Comet to peak Sunday

NASA will provide live video of the event, as well as a live chat with Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office.

By May. 5, 2013

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NASA to Webcast Lyrid meteor shower Monday night

A camera at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will broadcast live images of the space fireworks show.

By Apr. 22, 2013

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August hosts Perseid, the best meteor shower of the year

This month, a spectacular sight is coming to the nighttime sky. Here's the lowdown on how you can catch a glimpse of the Perseids.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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Relive Earth's wild history of meteor strikes

In the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's a meteor! This nifty graph lets you explore confirmed meteor strikes on Earth.

By May. 8, 2013

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Orionid meteor shower promises a weekend treat

Looking for something stellar to do this weekend? Wander outside of the city early Sunday morning and observe the Orionid meteor shower.

By Oct. 20, 2012

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2012 The End Escape

2012 The End Escape is an excellent time waster with plenty to keep you involved as you escape the alien apocalypse. If you can ignore the terrible sound effects and don't mind doing several runs, this game can be a lot of fun with plenty of vehicles to unlock and cool things to discover.

By Oct. 17, 2012

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Canon's giant image sensor gets a job

The mammoth chip at the University of Tokyo's Kiso Observatory spotted more dim meteors in a minute than otherwise are seen in a year.

By Sep. 20, 2011