Meteors

A doorbell security camera captured the incredible moment a fireball appears to crash down from the sky. Gary Rogers, 52, said he was lying in bed when he got a notification alert on his phone to say their...

Last month, people in Cornwall were in for a surprise, when the sky suddenly lit up as bright as daylight, despite it being 11pm. The bright flash was caused a fireball meteor- a meteor even brighter...

Meteors may be striking Earth with more than 30 times the strength of the Hiroshima nuclear bomb every 180 YEARS, scientists claim Study of Wolfe Creek Crater in Australia established frequency of meteor...

Tonight, stargazers around the world will be treated to a stunning astronomical display, in the form of the Orionid Meteor Shower. The meteor shower has been happening all month but will peak this evening,...

Meteorites blasted from the surface of Mars when an asteroid hit the Red Planet 11 million years ago reveal that there was once running water below the surface. A group of these meteorites fell to Earth...

Earlier this week, stargazers around the world were treated to a stunning astronomical display, in the form of the Perseids Meteor Shower. Now, NASA has revealed an adorable photo that indicates that...

Space: the final frontier. Now you can get your view of its wonders from your back garden. That's right, we are due a visit from the Perseids meteor shower tonight (August 12-13) so you best get somewhere...

The Perseid meteor shower is set to fill the sky with hundreds of shooting stars this weekend, as Earth passes through a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle. Every 133 years, the huge comet swings...

Sky watchers are in for a treat this weekend, as the Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak. The Perseid meteor shower is often considered to be one of the best meteor showers of the year, due to its high...

If you’re a fan of sky-gazing, you’ll be happy to hear that August has a number of exciting astronomical events lined up. This month we’ll be treated to a stunning meteor shower, as well as one of...

Sky watchers are in for a treat tonight, as the Delta Aquariid meteor shower reaches its peak and shooting stars fill the night sky. The Delta Aquariids take place every year between mid-July and late-August,...

Scientists have shared an astonishing video of a fireball as bright as the full moon shooting across the sky in Ontario, Canada. The meteoroid was roughly the size of a small beachball (approx. 30cm in...

A sliver of space rock as thin as a human hair may hold the key to the formation of the Solar System, suggests a new study. Billions of years old, it was discovered encased inside a meteorite that fell...

The ‘crying’ moon: Small meteors are hitting the surface and causing water 3 inches deep in the lunar soil to spew out, say scientists Small meteorite impacts release water from the Moon,...

A enormous meteor has exploded in Earth’s atmosphere with 10 times the energy of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The meteor explosion occurred in December, but went largely unnoticed because it blew up over...

There are only a few days of 2018 left, but thankfully you’ve got one last opportunity to see shooting stars before the year ends. Tonight, the Ursid Meteor Shower will peak, providing you with the chance...