FEATURED IMAGE: 14 Mar 2018, 13:13 UTC | A Crab Walks Through Time 17 March 2018, 12:29:31UTC RSS RSS | About | Contact | Site Map
Home » Podcasts » Episodes » Fireballs
Bookmark and Share


3 Mar 2018, 06:00 UTC
You don't have the right version of the adobe flash player to see this video. Please upgrade or install it at "http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/"
Subscribe to iTunes

A brilliant streak of light flashed above Long Island on the afternoon of October 18th, startling hundreds of observers. Another one was seen above northern New York a few weeks later. And in early January, yet another one punctuated the night skies of Manitoba and Ontario.

All three of these events were fireballs — chunks of space rock burning up as they slammed into Earth’s atmosphere.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day