|aRocks from space -- Showers and storms -- Meteors through history -- Comets and asteroids -- Falls and finds -- The makeup of meteorites -- Major meteorites -- Impact craters -- Major North American craters -- Craters on other worlds -- Working with meteors -- Looking for shooting stars -- Test your knowledge.
A meteor is a streak of light in the sky. It is caused by a piece of rock from space that enters Earth’s atmosphere. Learn more in Meteors, one of the titles in the All About Space Science series. This series examines the history and science of space exploration. It also delves into the careers and technological advancements associated with this exciting field of study.