meteor showers

Real Life Sci-Fi: Meteor Explodes Over Russia, Hundreds Injured
You've seen it a hundred times in countless sci-fi movies: an object from space comes hurtling towards Earth leaving a trail of thick smoke behind it as curious onlookers turn their heads to the sky, mouths agape. Only this time, it's real.
Over 500 people were injured in Chelyabinsk, Russia last nig…
Attention Star Gazers: Meteor Shower Tonight
The first meteor shower of 2012 — the lesser known Quadrantid meteor shower — will light up the sky across North America when it peaks early Wednesday morning.  Star gazers are in for a special treat.