Tag Archive: meteorites

Stephen Hawking thought an asteroid impact posed the greatest threat to life on Earth.

This is “Hoba,” the world’s largest intact meteorite, in Namibia.

Siberia, Russia, 30th of June 1908. We are in a woodland area surrounding the Tunguska river, not far from modern day Krasnoyarsk. Simply known as Tunguska. One of the most desolate areas of the most desolate region of the Russian Empire.

Finding Micro Meteorites

Tons of tiny meteorites fall to Earth every day, but are next to impossible to find once they land. At least, that’s what the science community thought. In this pilot episode of our “Trial & Error” experiment series, we go on a hunt for micrometeorites with the help of the amateur scientist who showed the world that they truly could be found.

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