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Unlocking the solar system’s past
There’s a treasure trove locked inside meteorites, rare particles older than Earth.
Between a rock and a gas giant
Mars and Jupiter bracket a belt of mini-planets where action is the name of the game.
Earth under fire
Our planet’s surface is riddled with craters formed by high-speed cosmic impacts.
Blast from the past
Fifty thousand years ago, a multimegaton impact gouged out Arizona’s Meteor Crater.
Stone meteorites are the most common in space, but they’re tough to find on Earth.
The great interplanetary rock swap
Some meteorites come from the Moon, others from Mars. Here’s how they arrive.
Iron meteorites make up less than 10 percent of space rocks but are easy to identify on Earth.
How to start your meteorite collection
Here’s everything you need to start acquiring space rocks.
The rarest class of meteorites, stony-irons, also is the most beautiful.
Party with the Perseids!
The Perseid meteor shower is one of amateur astronomy’s great yearly social events.
Name that rock
Scientists classify meteorites by what they’re made of and where they come from.
Meteorite dealer Robert Haag travels the world in search of space rocks.
This month in Astronomy
The meteorites special issue
Bob Berman's strange universe
Glenn Chaple's observing basics
Phil Harrington’s binocular universe
“Exploding cigar” marks Hubble’s 16th year, and more
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