Category Archives: Fireball

Scientists Predict Space Debris to Enter Earth’s Atmosphere around the Indian Ocean

Millions of bits of space junk – leftover fragments from spacecraft and related debris – orbit Earth, and the majority of these will eventually fall into Earth’s atmosphere and incinerate. Astronomers believe they have recently observed one of these pieces … Continue reading

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Dead Comets and Near-Earth Encounters

Near Earth Objects (NEOs) are asteroids or comets whose orbits sometimes bring them close to the Earth, thereby posing a potentially threat. The asteroid that struck Chelyabinsk last year was an NEO about 40 meters in diameter. While it is … Continue reading

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Fireball Streaks Over Thailand – VIDEO

A massive fireball, believed to be a meteorite, has fallen on Thailand. Awestruck commuters witnessed the spectacle, describing a green and orange glow, as it took a nosedive toward Earth.

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