Meteorites

Violent Femmes, Echo & the Bunnymen set San Antonio concert date

About the only thing Violent Femmes and Echo & the Bunnymen have in common is the early '80s, an almost-anything-goes era for pop music fueled by the …

San Antonio

This Is How The Vibranium In 'Avengers: Infinity War' Came To Earth

It’s incredibly difficult to be unawed by shooting stars – in reality, fiery meteors – and their terrestrial impact equivalents, meteorites.<p>Sure, space debris is constantly raining down on us, with as much as 193 tonnes (213 tons) falling to Earth in mainly dust-sized clumps every single day. The …

Earth Science

Meteorite Nanodiamonds Shed Light on the Early Solar System

Diamonds found inside meteorites at Sudan’s Mahata Sitta site, “Station Six” in Arabic, appear to have been formed by pressure 20,000 times more …

Meteor Showers

Lyrid Meteor Shower: Everything to Know About the Celestial Event

Think of it as fireworks for Earth Day.<p>Just in time for Earth Day, the Lyrid meteor shower is going out with a bang, and maybe even a few fireballs. …

Astronomy

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: When To Watch In Massachusetts

The fickle Lyrids sometimes produce fireballs and up to 100 meteors an hour, and good news, the weather will cooperate in Massachusetts.<p>BOSTON, MA – …

Astronomy

Fortnite meteor update: When will it hit Tilted Towers?

The rumoured meteor strike in Fortnite is seemingly drawing closer with many players expecting it to hit the map within the next week.<p>It has been a …

Entertainment (UK)

A Massive Meteor Shower Will Be Visible Over Montreal

Meteor showers are a pretty amazing thing to see. Unfortunately when you live in a city like Montreal, the night sky is usually too bright for you to …

Astronomy

LOOK UP: Lyrid meteor shower continues through Wednesday

Get ready for another sky show: the Lyrid meteor shower happens this month.<p>According to Space.com, the Lyrids fall between April 16 and April 25, so, …

Astronomy

Watch the Meteor Shower May 6 from Cerro Pelado in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower which is associated with Halley’s Comet will have its peak activity on May 6 this year, and if you are a fan of …

Costa Rica

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: When To Watch In Rhode Island

The fickle Lyrids sometimes produce fireballs and up to 100 meteors an hour, and good news, the weather will cooperate in Rhode Island.<p>NEWPORT, RI – …

Rhode Island

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: When To Watch In New Hampshire

The fickle Lyrids sometimes produce fireballs and up to 100 meteors an hour, and good news, the weather will cooperate in New Hampshire.<p>CONCORD, NH – …

Astronomy

2018 April 22 - Meteor Over Crater Lake

<b>Meteor Over Crater Lake</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Brad Goldpaint (Goldpaint Photography)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Did you see it? One of the more common questions …

Crater Lake

Annual meteor shower to peak tonight

Looking for an outdoor show without finding a drive-in theater?<p>Try the Lyrid meteor shower, which will peak in the nighttime sky Sunday.<p>The Lyrid …

Meteor Showers

How To Watch The Lyrid Meteor Shower In Australia

Image: iStock<p>Anyone that is willing to look to the skies in the early hours tonight will be rewarded with the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower. If you …

Meteor Showers

Lyrid Meteor Shower: When To Watch In Illinois

The meteor shower can produce fireballs and up to 100 meteors an hour — here's when to watch the 2018 Lyrid event.<p>ILLINOIS — The spring and summer …

Astronomy

Lyrid meteors before dawn April 23?

Photo: Lyrid meteor 2013 by Mike O’Neal<p>Late Sunday night (April 22, 2018) or before dawn Monday might offer you a few Lyrid meteors, but we’re past …

Astronomy

LOOK UP! Lyrid meteor shower will peak tonight in the Portland area

Astronomy buffs and skywatchers of all kinds are in store for a special treat this weekend.<p>The Lyrid meteor shower will reach its peaks over the next …

Portland, OR

Lyrid meteor shower 2018: 8 stunning photos of the celestial display

This year's Lyrid meteor shower reached its peak this weekend, and photographers flocked to social media to share some stunning snapshots of the …

Meteor Showers

Lyrid meteor shower 2018: When is it – and where are the best places to watch in the UK?

Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Lyrids to Quadrantids, Orionids to Geminids. If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn't too bright, there's a chance you'll be able to see the shooting stars in action.<p>Here is our guide to the must-see meteor …

Meteor Showers

Lyrid Meteor Shower Could Dazzle With 15-20 Shooting Stars Per Hour

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The sky is putting on a show as Earth Day dawns. The Lyrid meteor shower will be at its peak just before dawn Sunday.<p>A viewing …

Meteor Showers

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: Watch This Weekend In Maryland

The Lyrids may produce fireballs and up to 100 meteors an hour. In Maryland, remember to look up for that "outburst" this weekend.<p>The spring and …

Astronomy

The Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: When And How To Watch It, And What You’re Seeing

For as long as humanity has looked to the sky, we’ve seen the Lyrid meteor shower. Records of the Lyrids, the oldest known annual meteor shower, date back at least to 687 BC, and may go back even further. That makes them not just a beautiful show in the sky, but also a deep connection to our …

Meteor Showers

How to see the Lyrid meteor shower in Michigan this weekend

This Sunday is Earth Day but a celestial attraction at may steal the show.<p>The Lyrid meteor shower will peak Saturday, NASA says online, and luckily …

Astronomy

How and when to watch the Lyrid meteor shower this weekend

It’s been a little while since skywatching enthusiasts had something to get excited about. Considering how jam-packed with celestial eye candy 2017 …

Astronomy

Mystery Meteorite Came From Long Gone Alien World

Most chunks of space rock found on our planet belong to families of meteorites that can be traced back to a common origin. For instance, shergottite, …

Meteor Showers

Here's how to catch the most spectacular views of the Lyrid meteor shower when it peaks tonight

Another big science-y space moment is upon us. No, it’s not a total (or even partial) solar eclipse, and you won’t need special glasses to view this …

Meteor Showers

Rolex Day-Date 40 White Gold Meteorite Dial 228239 Watch Hands-On

At Baselworld 2018, Rolex introduced a new meteorite dial option for the 18ct white gold version of the Day-Date 40 (reference 228239). Rolex …

Watches

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Saturday night: Viewing tips

Ever wish upon a shooting star? If not, Saturday night into Sunday morning you will have the chance to wish on your very own, as the Lyrid meteor shower graces the skies above the United States.<p>At its peak, up to 20 meteors per hour will spark across the heavens overnight Saturday into Sunday. …

Meteor Showers

How to See This Weekend's Lyrid Meteor Shower

It's one of Earth's oldest meteor showers.<p>You'll want to look beyond our planet this Earth Day. The Lyrid meteor shower will peak in the early hours of Sunday, April 22, lighting up the sky with 10 to 20 shooting stars per hour. Added bonus: The sky will be purely dark for prime meteor viewing in …

Astronomy

Lyrid Meteor Shower: 5 Things To Know About Oldest Annual Viewing of Shooting Stars

Get ready to see the night sky light up with shooting stars. The Lyrid Meteor Shower will soon hit its breathtaking peak, so find out the vital …

Astronomy