Bolides

Bolides

Thousands of meteorites have collided with the Earth since 2500 BC.
34,513 have been recorded, only 1,042 have been seen falling.

BOLIDES is an attempt to visualize and explore the meteorites that have collided with the Earth. The visualization focuses mainly on meteorites that were eye-witnessed when falling and hitting the ground.

Data from the Meteoritical Society.

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Posted May 1, 2013
 
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Tags astronomy, Atmosphere, bolide, crater, fireball, geology, meteorite, Science, space
Tools canvas, CSS3, d3, HTML5, MongoDB, node.js
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