Scientists to fish a meteorite from the depths of Pacific Ocean using giant magnets

Scientists to fish a meteorite from the depths of Pacific Ocean using giant magnets

Harvard Professor Avi Loeb and student Amir Siraj have chartered a plan to fish out an interstellar meteorite from the seabed of the Pacific Ocean using a giant magnet. It may sound like a scene straight out of a wild sci-fi movie but the duo, under their $1.6 million Galileo Project are serious about the … Read more

What’s the difference between a meteor, meteoroid, and meteorite?

What’s the difference between a meteor, meteoroid, and meteorite?

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – What’s the difference between a meteor, meteoroid and meteorite? Encyclopedia Britannica outlines the differences clearly: A meteor, like the one seen over Utah on Saturday, is classified as “the streak of light” that you see in the sky when “a small piece of cometary or asteroidal material” enters the atmosphere … Read more

Scientists Launch Undersea Expedition to Look For Interstellar Meteor That Hit Earth In 2014: Report

Scientists Launch Undersea Expedition to Look For Interstellar Meteor That Hit Earth In 2014: Report

The meteorite believed to have come from beyond the solar system crashed into the ocean in 2014. A meteorite believed to have come from beyond the solar system crashed into the ocean in 2014 off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Scientists have now launched an expedition to the depths of the ocean to search … Read more

This meteor hits the Earth! Now they are hunting for it

This meteor hits the Earth!  Now they are hunting for it

The interstellar meteor, named CNEOS 2014-01-08, was detected off the coast of Papua New Guinea in January 2014. A meteor from outside our solar system crashed into the Earth back in January 2014 off the coast of Papua New Guinea. The interstellar meteor, known as CNEOS 2014-01-08 is believed to be the first known interstellar … Read more

Scientists Found Never-Before-Seen Crystals in Dust From The Chelyabinsk Meteorite

Scientists Found Never-Before-Seen Crystals in Dust From The Chelyabinsk Meteorite

Researchers have discovered never-before-seen types of crystal hidden in tiny grains of perfectly preserved meteorite dust. The dust was left behind by a massive space rock that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, nine years ago. On 15 Feb 2013, an asteroid measuring 59 feet (18 meters) across and weighing 12,125 tons (11,000 metric tons) entered Earth’s … Read more

Rigaku’s analysis of the asteroid Ryugu by WDXRF and thermal

Rigaku’s analysis of the asteroid Ryugu by WDXRF and thermal

The analysis hopes to unlock the secrets behind the formation of our solar system Rigaku, a leading manufacturer of X-ray analysis and inspection equipment, has determined the composition of the asteroid Ryugu, providing valuable insights into unlocking secrets behind the formation of our solar system. The results of the WDXRF and thermal analysis studies were … Read more

NASA scientists find evidence that Life on Earth may have come from an asteroid

NASA scientists find evidence that Life on Earth may have come from an asteroid

NASA scientists along with researchers from Japan have found a crucial link between life on Earth and asteroids while studying the five components of DNA and RNA. Find out what the study has revealed. NASA: There has always been that one question in the corner of our mind, how did life begin on Earth? It … Read more

Meteorite fragments likely near east shore of Lake Simcoe after shooting star seen Sunday

Meteorite fragments likely near east shore of Lake Simcoe after shooting star seen Sunday

Starlight, starbright… residents along Lake Simcoe may have seen parts of a shooting star fall out of the sky Sunday night. Western University’s physics and astronomy department runs an all-sky camera network that monitors the sky for meteors. On Sunday, the camera observed a bright fireball across southern Ontario at 11:37 pm Researchers say the … Read more