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WATCH: Norway hunts for meteor that blazed through the night sky

Norwegians were left awestruck by a bright meteor that illuminated the night sky in the country’s south-east. Footage shows powerful flashes of light over Norway, followed by what witnesses described as loud bangs on Sunday. Norwegian police say they received a flurry of emergency calls but there were no reports of injuries or damage. A […]

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Kalahari desert asteroid travelled through space for 22 million years before crash landing

The six-tonne asteroid that entered Earth’s atmosphere and flared through the skies in Botswana, turning into meteorites across the Kalahari desert on June 2, 2018, now has its journey traced back to its origins The study was published in the Meteoritics and Planetary Science. In their study, the group of astronomers reconstructed the journey of […]

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Every year 5,200 tonnes of extra-terrestrial dust falls on the Earth

Every year at least 5,000 tonnes of extra-terrestrial dust falls on the Earth, scientists have determined. Our home planet encounters dust from comets and asteroids. These interplanetary dust particles pass through our atmosphere and give rise to shooting stars. Some of them reach the ground in the form of micrometeorites. An international programme conducted for […]

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Loud noises heard over England last week was caused by rare ‘daytime fireball’ meteor

The loud banging noises heard around late afternoon on Saturday last week in England was caused by a very rare meteor, known as a ‘daytime fireball’. The sonic boom was heard in Dorset, Somerset, Devon, and Jersey, following a streak of light in the sky. Experts have urged people to keep an eye out for […]

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Meteor Fireball: Bright ball of light comes crashing down in China

A huge fireball was captured crashing into north-western China’s Yushu city from the sky on Wednesday. Multiple videos captured the ball of fire, suspected as a meteor, lights up the sky and plummets into the county of Nanggian in north-western China’s Qinghai province. Locals have reported to have heard loud bangs. Chief writer of Chinese […]

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Musician tapes stunning meteor lighting up the sky

American musician, singer and songwriter, Amber Coffman, captured a stunning meteor shower at Taos in New Mexico. Ms Amber shared the video of meteor light up the sky on Twitter. The clip has now received over 3.2 million views in under 36 hours since it was fist published. Guys, we just saw one of the craziest […]