ICTMN Staff
11/20/12
Astronomers weren’t expecting much from this year’s incarnation of the Leonid meteor shower, but those flecks of rock smacking into Mother Earth’s atmosphere have surprised observe...
ICTMN Staff
11/11/12
Insomniacs, fishers and other pre-dawn perambulators may want to turn their eyes skyward as Veterans Day proper segues into the holiday Monday, checking for fireballs from the Taur...
ICTMN Staff
10/20/12
It's that time of year again, when Mother Earth's orbit takes us through the remants of the tail of Halley's Comet to give us one of the year's most spectacular meteor showers: the...
ICTMN Staff
10/16/12
In the Native community, deep-space rocks are not just astronomical curiosities; they are sacred objects...
ICTMN Staff
10/13/12
We’ve been awash in meteorites lately, what with asteroids flying by and meteor showers abounding this month. (Meteorites are what meteors become once they land...
ICTMN Staff
9/27/12
An ancient statue of a Buddhist god was carved from an even more ancient meteorite, a group of German scientists announced on September 26...
ICTMN Staff
10/6/12
It’s a waning gibbous moon, ideal for spotting what could be some pretty fiery meteors spewing from the mouth of Draco, the dragon...
ICTMN Staff
8/11/12
Word on the street: If you see no other meteor shower this year, make it this one...
ICTMN Staff
6/13/12
Although human hunting played a part in the demise of the woolly mammoth about 10,000 years ago, homo sapiens were but bit players in a global drama involving climate change, comet...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/12
The Lyrids lit up the night sky on Saturday-Sunday, and then delivered a parting shot over Nevada and northern California—a fireball that streaked across the sky on Sunday at aroun...

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