Catch a Falling Star

Asteroids, meteorites, and the science of predicting new additions to earth.
4 stories

The Sky Is Falling

The odds that a potentially devastating space rock will hit Earth this century may be as high as one in 10. So why isn’t NASA trying harder to prevent catastrophe?
Jun 2008

Meteorite Hunters

Ralph Harvey can ride a Ski-doo as well as anyone, and he looks pretty good in antlers—just the guy to search Antarctica for pieces of other worlds.

May 1997

A Comet’s Tale

On the science of Apocalypse.

Feb 2003
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Planet Killers

A true sci-fi tale of rogue asteroids threatening to obliterate the Earth, and the plucky scientists and astronauts scrambling for ways to stop them.