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Meteor Static

4 Mar 2018, 06:00 UTC
Meteor Static
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Many people spend a lot of money on products designed to keep their hair from getting too frizzy. But getting rid of the frizziness just could deprive them of the chance to hear something rare: the crackling of a bright meteor.

A meteor forms when a bit of space rock slams into Earth’s atmosphere. Friction causes it to vaporize, creating a streak of light. Bigger rocks form brighter streaks, known as fireballs.

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