Unraveling Billions of Years of History Hidden In A Rock

On October 17th, 2012, a meteorite crashed into the roof of a Novato, California home. Now, an international collaboration of fifty scientists have tracked its history over 4.4 billion years, from before the moon was formed to the present day. » 8/16/14 2:32pm 8/16/14 2:32pm

Remember the fireball that exploded over California last week? A chunk…

The odds of getting beaned by a meteorite are low. Like, really low. (In fact, the odds of being killed by a meteorite are actually higher than your odds of simply being struck by one. Yes, really. See here for more info.) But last week, Novato, California resdient Lisa Webber came pretty close. » 10/22/12 12:30pm 10/22/12 12:30pm