Craters Formed by Meteor Impacts

Craters Formed by Meteor Impacts

When a meteor is of sufficient size, its impact will leave a crater and in rare cases, meteorites will be ... Read More
Definition: Asteroid, Meteorite, Meteor, Meteoroid, Planet & Other Related Terms

Definition: Asteroid, Meteorite, Meteor, Meteoroid, Planet & Other Related Terms

Meteorite A natural solid object larger than 10 μm in size that was ejected by the impacts between meteoroids and/or ... Read More
Ethics of Collecting Meteorites

Ethics of Collecting Meteorites

Meteorite hunters, dealers and collectors are lucky because they enjoy relatively broad support from museum curators and researchers. The reasons ... Read More
Orientation and Oriented Meteorites

Orientation and Oriented Meteorites

A meteorite develops orientation when it experiences a period of stable flight through Earth's atmosphere and is gradually further ablated ... Read More
Possibility of Extraterrestrial Life and Signs of Life in Meteorites

Possibility of Extraterrestrial Life and Signs of Life in Meteorites

Since the dawn of humanity we've gazed upwards toward the stars above and wondered, where do we come from and ... Read More
MeteorWrong - Iron Slag - NOT a Meteorite

Setting the Right Expectations: Getting an Expert Opinion on Your MeteoRite or MeteorWrong

Like almost all online meteorite hunters, collectors, dealers and research institutions, SkyFall receives many emails a year from people wanting ... Read More
Top 9 Fun Reasons Why Everyone Should Own A Meteorite!

Top 9 Fun Reasons Why Everyone Should Own A Meteorite!

I really like this quote from Hans Christian Anderson, "The whole world is a series of miracles, but we're so ... Read More