Tag: meteorite

Falling Meteorite Kills Bus Driver [VIDEO]

Scientists said Monday that a man who was killed on a college campus in India over the weekend died because a rock from outer space hit him. Three others were injured. The object—a meteoroid that survived entry into the atmosphere and then fell to earth—left a four-feet deep crater and is the first time in…

Meteorite makes big crater in Nicaragua

A meteorite crashed down in Managua, Nicaragua, late Saturday night, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet (12 meters) across, government officials said. No damage or injuries were reported. Government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo says they’ve determined it was a “relatively small” meteorite that “appears to have come off an asteroid that was…