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Strange Phenomena Around The World In 2013: Red Arcs, Destructive Landslides, Insect Pledge

Red arcs, caused by magnetic storms, spotted for the first time in Italy Red arcs over Europe: Astronomers capture bizarre phenomenon caused by magnetic storms for first time. Invisible to the naked eye, the arcs...

Mysterious Explosion in the Sky Over the Sverdlovsk Region in Russia (VIDEO) – November 2014

Russia hasn't only mysterious sinkholes forming in permafrost. Sometimes unexplained and mysterious explosion lights up the sky as shown on these creepy Youtube videos. So what created this mysterious light in the sky over the Sverdlovsk Region in Russia...

UFO Sightings: Mysterious Fireball Explodes Across The Sky Of Eastern Russia (VIDEO)

This morning, a still mysterious fireball-like object lit up the sky over Russian Far East! The unidentified flying object left a long trail of white light behind, which reportedly hung in the sky for the...

Meteor Goes Boom Over Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee – September 9 2013

The sky just turned green, was lit up, and roared over Birmingham area all the way to Columbus, Georgia on September 9 2013. There have been numerous reports on Twitter of a bright flash of...

Jaws Meteor: There Was A Real Meteor In The Movie “JAWS” From Spielberg

Jaws meteor: The meteor that flashed across the screen in the movie "Jaws" was real. This is what I learned today from this video. Did you know this? Look at this picture and the video below: There is...

Strange Sounds In The Sky: Fireball Meteors Emit Unique And Previously Undiscovered Low Frequency Radio Wave Signals

In a previous post, I tried to explain that some of the strange sounds around the world could be related to fireballs or/ and meteors exploding or just travelling in our atmosphere. Now it's...

Magnetic Storm On Comet Lovejoy? Plasma Blob Captured By Astrophotograph

Is a magnetic storm currently hitting Comet Lovejoy? A plasma blob billowing down the tail has been captured away from the Comet's core! Observers of bright Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) are reporting activity in the comet's...

Mysterious Light Over Vladivostok in Russia: Rocket or Meteor explosion?

The visit by President Vladimir Putin to the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok on Sunday was marked by a 'meteor strike'. Local sky watchers reported observing two fireballs exploding above Russky Island at 7:25...

Mysterious Sinkhole: Giant Crater Discovered On Yamal Peninsula, Russia (VIDEO)

Helicopter pilots have discovered mysterious giant crater in the Yamal Peninsula, Russia, close to the largest Yamal gas reserve. A powerful underground stream is heard from the bottom. But how did this amazing sinkhole form?...

Sonic Boom After Fireball Explosion in the Sky of Tucson, Arizona (VIDEOS)

Is this a sneak preview of the largest meteor shower of the year? Tuesday evening, a large meteor exploded over Tucson, Arizona, rattling homes and lightning up the sky. The most spectacular and annual Geminid meteor...

Meteor Spotted Over Bay Area Fireball Streaks Across Northern California Sky – February 21 2013

Several residents in Ventura, Anaheim, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Paso Robles, San Francisco and Santa Barbara reported late Thursday at around 10:35 p.m. a bright light zoom across the sky. Dozens of sky watchers...

Don’t be afraid! Only 26 asteroids hit our planet with the force of our most powerful weapons

This is an amazing video and fact! Between 2000 to 2013, 26 asteroids were registered hitting our planet Earth with an explosive power larger than our most destructive weapons! These nuke-scale asteroids are represented in...

Meteor: Suspected Meteorite Fall in Xonacatlán Township, State of Mexico – UFO?

A meteor probably touched the ground in Xonacatlán Township, State of Mexico. The meteorite has been seen falling from the skies by residents of the community of "El Espino". Witnesses also report a loud, low-frequency noise. Meteorites...

Mysterious Light: Meteor strikes over Southern California and Oregon

What was this mysterious light in the sky? Comet? White glow? Strange streak in the sky? Bright orange light? Aliens? UFO? – the rumors kept flying in! The Bay up area was lit up by...

Asteroid Strikes Earth in Dramatic Impact Simulation

In 'Miracle Planet: The Violent Past' you learn what would happen if a giant 300 mile (500 kilometers) wide asteroid strikes Earth. Well look at this nicely made asteroid impact simulation! But it's creepy and...

Meteorite Crater: Meteor Crashes and Digs Huge Crater Close to Managua International Airport in Nicaragua

Amazing meteorite crater! A meteor crashed and created a huge crater close to Managua International Airport in Nicaragua. The meteor impact was accompanied by a huge explosion. Yesterday, a bright meteor exploded over Spain. Well one...

Florida Loud Booms Related To A Fireball? Fireball Strike Over Florida On March 21 2013

Yesterday evening, a fireball was witnessed in many Florida's counties. As previously presented here, meteorites can produce sonic booms while they enter atmosphere. So could some booms heard in NCF be related to...

Huge meteorite explosion resulting in “meteorite rain” in Siberia, Russia – February 15 2013

Meteorites were raining this morning over several locations (Chelyabinsk, Tyumen and Sverdlovsk) in Russia's Urals region. These crashed were accompanied by loud booms as recorded in the following video. Crazy! So loud! Roughly 500...

Planet Killer Comet “Siding Springs” Targets Mars – Comet ISON Conspiracy

The newly discovered comet "Siding Spring" is a planet killer and has Mars in its sight. The Mars-bound Comet Siding Spring was spotted by Rob McNaught on 3 January at Siding Spring Observatory in Australia. The...

Fireball, Meteor and Meteorite Reports Around the World: Poland and USA – June 20 and 21 2013

Rock or meteorite? A Strange object crashes through a roof in Mercer, Pennsylvania - June 21 2013 Mercer, Pennsylvania - There is a mystery surrounding a strange-looking rock that came crashing through the ceiling of...

Twin Asteroids Impacted Sweden in One of the Largest Solar System’s Cosmic Catastrophes

According to scientists, this was probably one of the largest cosmic catastrophes in the solar system's history.' And it occurred in SWEDEN as twin asteroids slammed into Oestersund and Malingen 458 million years ago. The...

Fireballs Over Cairo (Egypt), Rio and Sao Paulo (Brazil) during Mass Demonstrations – June and July 2013

Probably just a coincidence: Two fireballs were caught on video in Cairo (July 2 2013) and Sao Paulo/Rio de Janeiro (June 18 2013) as mass demonstrations peaked in Egypt and in Brazil. Fireball in Cairo...

Meteor Photo: Amazing Fireball Strikes Over Minnesota – September 12 2014

Meteor Photo: Watch this amazing fireball striking over Minnesota. These two couples were out looking for Northern Lights. They didn't have chance. But their consolation prize was gorgeous! They both shot the same fireball from...

The Unexplained Light and Strange Sound Phenomenon over Finland was a Fireball Explosion – May 8 2013

An unusual light and sound phenomenon that was sighted in Finnish skies in early May has been confirmed as a fireball, in other words a very bright meteor. The light was seen on May...

Near-Earth Asteroids Map: These Maps Show the known Near-Earth Objects Since 1800

Have you seen the recent media reports suggesting that an asteroid designated 2014 UR116 represents an impact threat to Earth?This is wrong! But for fun, and to understand how dramatically the rate of our knowledge...

Featuring the ‘ring of fire’ eclipse: Videos and Photos of the Partial Solar Eclipse of May 10 2013

This pictures are just magic. Yesterday, the moon glided between Earth and the sun, blocking everything but a dazzling ring of light. The 'ring of fire' eclipse crossed Australia and the Pacific and created a...

Massive Fireball Meteor Strikes in the Sky From Maine to Maryland – Dash Cam Video – December 29 2014

Did you see this massive fireball meteor flying over your head? More than 200 people from Maine to Maryland reported seeing "a bright fireball" in the sky at about 6:35 p.m. on Dec. 29, 2014....

Mysterious Space Junk Fireball Goes Sonic Over Australia – July 10 2014

'Meteor' which lit-up the Australian sky may have been space junk from a weather satellite launched 10,000km away in Kazakhstan Shocked Australians believed they were witnessing a plane explosion as a bright light lit the skies...

Breaking new discovery: Huge meteorite impact crater found in Australian outback – February 2013

A new study reports the discovery of a 200-kilometre-wide (125-mile-wide) impact zone of a huge asteroid in southern Australian outback which represents the third largest asteroid impact site on the planet. This impact changed...

Huge meteor explosion and sonic booms over Oshawa, Peterborough and Toronto area in Canada

Here are a few tweets the first picture and two dashcam videos of the meteor explosion accompanied by loud booms which occurred over the Toronto Great Area on May 4, 2014 at around 4.20PM. The following...

Bright Fireball Lights up the Sky Over Texas on November 8 2014 (VIDEO)

What was this mysterious flash in the sky of Texas on November 8, 2014? A driver in San Antonio captured what appears to be this bright fireball breaking apart! People across Central Texas reported seeing a...

Latest US Fireball Reports: Amazing Meteor Strikes Over Los Angeles – November 6 2013 (VIDEO)

The Taurid meteor shower has started with a strong light show over California, Arizona, Utah and Las Vegas. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, residents from around the Southland reported seeing a large light streak across...

Two Booming Meteors Over Indiana and South Dakota – September 2013

Here are two reports of fireball explosions in the sky over Indiana (september 26 2013) and Sout Dakota (september 25 2013). 1. Meteor Sighting Over Indiana - September 26 2013 As shown in the following video,...

Fireballs And Loud Booms Reported From Around the World in January 2014 (VIDEOS)

Did you hear a loud boom coming from the sky and feel a rumble under your feet? These strange experiences may be created by a meteor of fireball explosion. Here a compilation of the...

Space Oddity: Two Mystery Rings Spotted Around Chariklo Asteroid

Astonished astronomers said Wednesday they had found rings around an asteroid, the smallest object known to have this feature and only the fifth after Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The twin rings around a rock...

The sky is on fire! Loud booms and meteor reports around the world: May 2014

Here some loud booms and meteor reports from around the world. We start this overview with the amazing fireball that was caught on tape by the SAC (Caribbean Astronomical Society) over Puerto Rico on April...

Giant Fireball Disintegrates Over New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania

A giant fireball was spotted along the east coast Sunday night, including parts of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Officials with the AMS say they received over 200 reports of a bright fireball in the...

Mysterious Asteroid Desintegration Captured by HUBBLE Space Telescope

This series of Hubble Space Telescope images reveals the breakup of an asteroid over a period of several months starting in late 2013. The largest fragments are up to 180 meters (200 yards) in...

Loud booms and rumblings after meteor explosion over West Virginia and meteorite touchdown in Tennessee – May 15 2014

As reported by Twitterer Wes Wilson, NASA says a meteorite is likely to blame for a loud boom and ground shake felt across several West Virginia counties. Some of the meteor fragments reached the...

Fireball Meteors Light Up the Sky in the US (Illinois, Georgia) and Japan – November 3 2014

On November 3, 2014, the sky was on fire over the USA and Japan. Here three videos of these fireball meteors flying through the night sky! Short but cool! A police cruiser recorded a video of...