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Places in the universe like the Egg Nebula (pictured) could be sources of stardust particles like the ones found in the Murchison meteorite.

A meteor that struck Australia brought indestructible stardust more ancient than the sun. It’s the oldest solid material ever found on Earth.

In 1969, a meteorite broke into pieces above Murchison, Australia. The fragments contain grains of stardust up to 7 billion years old.
An illustration of an asteroid colliding with Earth.

One of the biggest meteorite crashes in Earth’s history flung debris across 3 continents 800,000 years ago. Scientists finally found the crater....

Scientists may have solved the geological mystery of what happened to an 800-year-old meteorite that blanketed 10% of the Earth in debris.
An illustration of asteroids careening toward northern Greenland.

A 5-billion-ton iron meteorite once slammed into Greenland — and scientists found its Paris-size crater under the ice

When a team of scientists studied a new map of Greenland's bedrock, they found a 16-mile-wide depression that looked like a gigantic blast crater.

How large asteroids must be to destroy a city, state, country, or the planet

How big of an asteroid does it take to damage cities, states, countries, and the planet? On the fourth-annual World Asteroid Day (Saturday, June 30), we take a look at estimates from NASA, Purdue University's "Impact Earth" simulator, and other sources.

Meteors have finally started hitting the ground in Fortnite — take a look

Don't worry, Tilted Towers is still standing in Fortnite ... for now.