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asteroid impact

Earth got blasted by asteroids 800 million years ago

July 22nd, 2020

An asteroid bombardment impacted both the Moon and Earth roughly 800 million years ago, new research suggests. By dating the craters on the Moon, researchers were able to estimate when the Earth-Moon system was nailed by an asteroid storm. The scientists believe the bombardment dramatically affected Earth and everything living here at the time. When …

Leonid meteor shower 2017

How to watch the Leonid meteor shower at its peak this weekend

November 14th, 2017

With winter fast approaching, there aren’t many weekends left to enjoy the outdoors without a heavy coat and a warm cup of coffee, which is why you should start making plans right now to see the Leonid meteor shower this weekend. In past years, the annual meteor shower has provided some of the most stunning …

Dash Cam Video Meteor Explosion

Awesome dash cam video catches a meteor exploding in mid-air

February 11th, 2015

Are dash cam videos 2015’s answer to GoPro videos in 2014? New Zealand-based YouTube user Josh Sherborne was on his way home from the gym when he thought he saw a big flash of lightning in the sky. When he watched the video recorded by his car’s dashboard camera, however, he realized that it was actually a …