Over the weekend, Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey spotted a near-earth asteroid just a few hours before its impact trajectory took it right into our atmosphere. Luckily, it burned up before impact. Read the rest
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
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 today's meteor explosion over Russia's central Ural Mountains that injured hundreds.
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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