Pieces of stone or metal originating elsewhere in the Solar System that have fallen through the atmosphere.

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From how high could have Felix Baumgartner jumped without disintegrating like a shooting star?

Today Felix Baumgartner jumped from 39 kilometres high and reached the earth safely. Just considering friction, from how high can a human jump? I expect that from a certain height, he would have ...
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meteorite-like impact of a drop of yogurt

When I throw a drop of Yogurt (through spoon) into a dish of Yogurt, it caused something like a meteor hitting the earth and something occurs similar to the place a meteor hitting the earth(Barringer ...
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What are the differences between Comet versus Asteroid versus Meteoroid versus Meteor versus Meteorite?

What are the differences between comet versus asteroid versus meteoroid versus meteor versus meteorite in practical terms?