What Are The Chances Of Being Hit By A Meteorite?

Only one human in recent history has been hit by a meteorite. But, you know, a giant one was probably responsible for wiping out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, so the possibility of one doing the same to you has to make you curious. Explore this disturbing notion with Joe Hanson, Ph.D in the video below.

What Are Your Chances Of Being Struck By A Meteorite?

When do meteorites hit the Earth? Learn about the different types of space rocks and if (or when) we should brace ourselves.

What Happens When a Meteorite Hits Earth?

When a meteorite the size of two Titanics hits our planet, it's bound to make an impact.

When a 50-Meter Meteorite Struck Russia

Find out what happened when a massive meteorite made landfall in 2013.

Written by Curiosity Staff November 9, 2016

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