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New Meteorite Research Reveals Significant Information About the Planets and Stars’ Evolution

New research of a rare type of meteorite unveils that material from close to the Sun approached the outer Solar System even as the planet Jupiter cleared an opening in the disc of dust and gas from which the planets...

Meteorites Fall in the Antarctic in Higher Numbers Than Previously Estimated

​A team of researchers from the United Kingdom has rounded up a new figure for the number of space rocks that fall to Earth every year. The amounts are in excess of 16,000 kilograms (35,273 pounds) for a meteorite material...

Sky Attack: Trio Of Space Rocks Flames The Skies

If you were in the upper atmosphere over Europe the night before, and you could see things from above, then you couldn't have missed what happened on the night sky. You may have even thought that the continent was under...

Martian Meteorites Hint To Two Sources Of Water On Mars

Allan Hills 84001 is a Martian meteorite found in Antarctica in 1984. Northwest Africa 7034, aka Black Beauty, was discovered in the Sahara Desert in 2011. The two meteorites have fascinated scientists ever since they were found. And research on...