Spectacular Meteor over Russia

At 03:25 UTC on February 15, 2013, a meteor was seen streaking through the early morning sky in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, accompanied by a powerful shockwave which shattered windows and injured hundreds of people. Russians in the area have uploaded many cell phone videos and dashboard cam views of the meteor to the […]

How to Watch Asteroid 2012 DA14’s Flyby of Earth

Copperheads! A historic astronomical circumstance is about to transpire in the skies above Earth (above the skies, technically). A space rock 50 meters wide (160 feet) will be passing just by the good Earth, getting as close as 27,700 kilometers (only 17,200 miles!). Never before has humanity witnessed something so large pass so close to […]