A chunk of Mars will soon be returning home.
At 8:10 p.m. on Jan. 16, hundreds of people in Michigan reported the bright glow of a meteor streaking through the sky, rattling windows as it broke the sound barrier. The meteor then broke apart in the Earth's atmosphere, ...
Scientists at Chicago's Field Museum are studying a piece of the meteor that broke apart earlier this month over Michigan.
Nothing lights up the night – or sparks the interest of researchers – quite like a meteor sighting.
Meteorite hunters who flocked to Detroit from across the U.S. after a meteor exploded are finding the fragments.
Two wayward space rocks, which separately crashed to Earth in 1998 after circulating in our solar system's asteroid belt for billions of years, share something else in common: the ingredients for life. They are the first ...
In 2013, researchers announced that a pebble found in south-west Egypt, was definitely not from Earth. By 2015, other research teams had announced that the 'Hypatia' stone was not part of any known types of meteorite or comet, ...
By seeing which way the wind blows, a University of Texas at Dallas fluid dynamics expert has helped propose a solution to a Martian mountain mystery.
Scientists have found the halogen levels in the meteorites that formed the Earth billions of years ago are much lower than previously thought.
The remains of a blazing meteorite that lit up the dark skies of the Arctic last week are believed scattered near a lake in northern Finland, amateur Finnish astronomers said Wednesday.