A Marin County woman’s claims that a meteorite plunked down on the roof of her home have been validated by a team of planetary scientists, who tracked the space rock’s origin to the formation of the moon 4.47 billion years ago.
A ball of fire, possibly a meteor, lit up the sky in the Bay Area and beyond early Thursday morning.
A mysterious rock that hit a Novato home may be a meteorite after all.
It turns out an object that hit a Novato home and thought to be a meteorite is just a rock.
A Novato homeowner found a small meteorite that one NASA scientist believes is a piece of the flaming fireball that streaked across northern California skies on Wednesday.
NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute were asking for the public’s help finding footage photos and video of a daylight meteor that fell over Northern California on Sunday.
Experts say the flaming meteor, dating to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago, was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a loud boom early Sunday.