A jumble of entombed plants and creatures offers a vivid glimpse of the apocalypse that all but ended life 66 million years ago.
A flash spotted on livestreams was likely caused by the crash of a tiny, fast-moving meteoroid left behind by a comet.
The pace of space rocks pummeling Earth and the moon was relatively infrequent, but then doubled or tripled for unknown reasons, a new study finds.
All year long, Earth passes through streams of cosmic debris. Here’s our list of major meteor showers and how to spot one.
It is the first impact crater discovered under one of Earth’s ice sheets, according to the scientists who found it.
Gases trapped inside a meteorite that fell to Earth offer the first physical clues of the “terrible twos” phase of our star early in the life of the solar system.
The space rock crashed in a desert in Sudan in 2008, and the flaws in its embedded minerals are like nothing seen in today’s solar system.
Videos showed a bright flash of light, followed by a pop almost like a light bulb burning out.