Posts Tagged ‘ meteorite ’

The sky is falling!

Jun 15th, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Astronomy

A car-sized lump from space came crashing down towards our little blue-green ball recently. It was tracked by telescopes around the world before exploding into smithereens at about 23 miles over the Sudan desert.
The cool thing is that the stuff the asteroid was made of is a “completely new material,” according to Dr. Peter Jenniskens [...]