Meteorite


NASA's Curiosity Rover Checks Rare Iron Meteorite Egg Rock on Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover Checks Rare Iron Meteorite Egg Rock on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has confirmed than an odd-looking object that scientists operating it had noticed is an iron-nickel me...

Nov 4 2016, 1:23am CDT

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Weird Metallic Meteorite on Mars Surface

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Weird Metallic Meteorite on Mars Surface

The meteorite has been named "Egg Rock" because of its odd, ovoid shape...

Nov 3 2016, 6:36am CDT

30 Tons Meteorite Found in Gancedo, Argentina

30 Tons Meteorite Found in Gancedo, Argentina

The Gancedo meteorite is the world's second largest meteorite ever discovered....

Sep 13 2016, 12:06am CDT

Opal-Studded Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica

Opal-Studded Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica

Opal embedded in Antarctic meteorite gives clues on the origin of Earth's water....

Jun 29 2016, 3:51am CDT

Rare Meteorite Responsible for Mercury's Origin

Rare Meteorite Responsible for Mercury's Origin

Based on an analysis of cooling rate and the composition of lava deposits on Mercury's surface, a team of geologists has found...

Jun 28 2016, 7:21pm CDT

A Completely New Type of Meteorite Discovered in Swedish Quarry

New Type of Meteorite Discovered in Swedish Quarry

Scientists have found a never-before-seen alien rock in a limestone quarry in Sweden. The meteorite remnant is estimated to be...

Jun 16 2016, 1:29am CDT

King Tutankhamun Dagger was Made From Meteorite Iron

King Tut's Dagger was Made From Meteorite Iron

Apparently it seems to be the case that King Tut had a dagger that was made from material taken from a space meteorite that fel...

Jun 2 2016, 7:28am CDT

Watch Videos of Meteorite Exploding over Chelyabinsk

Watch Videos of Meteorite Exploding over Chelyabinsk

Breaking reports come in that a meteorite exploded over Chelyabinsk and falling pieces injured 100. Watch videos of the explosi...

Feb 15 2013, 1:57am CST