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Meteorite Crash Landings Mapped

Wonder where on Earth to collect space rocks? Stay at home. The map above shows every meteorite strike known to fall on earthly terrain. And from the looks of it, the United States is prime collecting grounds.

Grab your shovels! Time to find us some space rocks! Read more

Russian Meteor Strike Aftermath: Photos

Dozens of videos of the Russian meteor were uploaded to Youtube soon after impact on the morning of Feb. 15, 2013, many of which originated from vehicle dashboard cameras (or “dash cams”). During the morning commute many drivers saw the bright orb grow and explode in the atmosphere. The resulting shock wave caused windows to blow out over a huge area injuring over 1,000 people — mainly cuts and minor concussions. View the gallery