Pieces of stone or metal falling from space, made visible for part of their journey due to intense frictional heating.

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Did the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event cause miniature tidal waves?

This could be considered on-topic for Earth Science, but I'm putting it here because I'm interested primarily in the dynamics of the impact. 65 million years ago, a large body crashed down onto ...
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What are laws regarding falling meteorites and the angles of descent?

I would like to know if there is any math / laws of physics governing the angle that a meteor falls on our planet. I doubt it falls towards the center of the planet, from what footage I've seen, it ...
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How fast do large asteroids usually travel?

I have just watched this video made by discovery channel, and you can hear the narrator at 0:51 saying that : "even though it is moving at 720 THOUSANDS kilometers per hour..." I stopped once I heard ...