Josua Hutagalung became an overnight celebrity in Indonesia. But did he really get rich?
The finding can help shed light on the origin of life on Earth, which might have been spurred in part by the delivery of organic compounds inside meteorites like Hamburg.
The extremely unlucky fatality occurred in 19th century Iraq and was reported all the way up to the Sultan, newly digitized documents reveal.
A meteor? Space junk? Nobody knows, but officials investigated whether the mysterious object, or objects, started several fires.
It was the first time an impact has been captured on film during a total lunar eclipse.
Rachel Smith studies the birth of stars to better understand the origins of life on Earth, and perhaps elsewhere in the universe.
Earth survived the solar system’s tumultuous infancy more or less intact. Other planets were not so lucky.
Asteroids have been spitballing life juice at each other for billions of years, and we have the receipts.
In one of its final acts, the Obama Administration released a report outlining how federal agencies should prepare for an 'Armageddon'-sized impact.
Geologists discovered a new kind of meteorite they reckon could now be "extinct."
From the Bayeux Tapestry to early American photography.