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More Evidence Life Could Have Come From Beyond
A new study reveals bacteria can survive atmospheric entry
Extreme Science: Town On Fire
What we can learn from a blaze that's still burning after half a century
Extreme Science: Lucky Strike
What we can learn from a massive meteor crater
How Big Would A Meteorite Have To Be To Wipe Out All Human Life?
Short answer: 60 miles wide, give or take
A Volcanic Asteroid Roamed Our Solar System Billions Of Years Ago
Even small, early Solar System objects hosted volcanic activity, a new study finds.
The Moon Could Be Littered With Fossils From Earth
Meteorites could carry fossils between worlds, says new research
Big Pic: A Six-Foot-Long Iron Meteorite On Mars
Curiosity runs into a big hunk o' rock.
Meteors May Have Brought Vitamin B To Earth
A supplement from space
What We Now Know About The Chelyabinsk Meteor
A set of newly released papers reconstruct the fireball's impact.
Confirmed: Ancient Egyptian Jewelry Was Made From Meteorites
Barraging ancient beads with tests tells archaeologists that jewelry came from space-rocks--and that iron-working was an older job than we thought.