Mysterious extraterrestrial minerals discovered in the Sahara

Libyan desert glass is a material of unknown origin scattered across a large swath of the Sahara. Among it, scientists found Hypatia stones, a strange phosphorous-nickel alloy recently determined to be extra-terrestrial. Read the rest

WATCH: 100% accurate portrayal of dinosaur extinction

This lifelike re-enactment of the Chicxulub impact event was meticulously researched prior to filming by Field Day and The Slow Mo Guys. Read the rest

Video of Russian meteor explosion

Video of today's meteor explosion over Russia's central Ural Mountains that injured hundreds.

What a meteor looks like from space

Speaking of awesome space photos, check out this shot of a meteor, taken by NASA astronaut Ron Garan from a window on the International Space Station.

That meteor was part of the Perseid shower, which peaked on Saturday. Got any good meteor-watching stories or photos? Share them in the comments!

Via Discovery News and Joanne Manaster

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