Scientists are using the cameras of the Desert Fireball Network to capture photos of meteors and then triangulate where they land. By doing so they can find out what the meteorites are made of and where they came from in the Solar System—all so that they can learn more about how the Earth and other
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Want some help scanning the skies over outback Australia for shooting stars? Crowdsource it! And while you’re at it, educate the crowd. That’s the bright idea behind Curtin University’s Fireballs in the Sky project. This project will include ordinary people in the research process, improving their scientific literacy and especially their understanding of planetary research.
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