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Scientists catch precise moments of impact as meteoroid explodes in Jupiter's atmosphere
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Scientists catch precise moments of impact as meteoroid explodes in Jupiter's atmosphere

The observation is from a 17 millisecond snapshot in time, and researchers aren't sure what happened to the bright flash outside that time frame.

Mystery space object circling Earth is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid: NASA
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Mystery space object circling Earth is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid: NASA

The object will leave our near neighbourhood in March, shooting back into its orbit around the sun.

Ancient micrometeoroids carried stardust, water to asteroid 4 Vesta; could have done same for Earth, say scientists
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Ancient micrometeoroids carried stardust, water to asteroid 4 Vesta; could have done same for Earth, say scientists

The stardust in asteroid Vesta holds a unique record of ancient galactic material that was delivered to a celestial body far from Earth.

Treasure trove of fossil reveal post-apocalyptic landscape after an asteroid hit Earth
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Treasure trove of fossil reveal post-apocalyptic landscape after an asteroid hit Earth

Mammals had lived in the large shadow of the dinosaurs, never getting bigger than a small dog until the mass extinction.

We might have a second interstellar visitor: astronomers discover unknown object entering our solar system
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We might have a second interstellar visitor: astronomers discover unknown object entering our solar system

If it is an interstellar object then scientists will be able to study it till it leaves our solar system in 2021.

15 kg meteorite discovered in the rice fields of India shocked farmers
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15 kg meteorite discovered in the rice fields of India shocked farmers

The villagers returned after the smoke subsided and pulled the rock out from its four-feet-deep crater.

Grain of dead star found in Antarctica will tell us more about the solar system
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Grain of dead star found in Antarctica will tell us more about the solar system

Researchers have analysed the grain to get more information on the formation of our solar system and Earth.

'Meteorite' kills one in Vellore: Tracking space objects is difficult, says ex-ISRO scientist
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'Meteorite' kills one in Vellore: Tracking space objects is difficult, says ex-ISRO scientist

Scientists are studying whether the object fell from the sky into an engineering college compound in Vellore is a meteorite.

Massive Moon explosion captured on NASA video
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Massive Moon explosion captured on NASA video

NASA cameras have captured video of the largest explosion it has ever seen on the moon, when a meteorite crashed into the lunar surface in a bright burst of light visible to the naked eye...