Initially mistaken for a gold nugget, this rare dendritic trolite-irons meteorite is one of only five specimens known worldwide and it’s the biggest, weighing in at 15.3 kg.
A 1.15kg meteorite that hit a farm in outback Western Australia on 31 October has been recovered with minimum contamination.
Reports of a bright flash and a loud boom in Central Queensland last night have prompted speculation of a meteor strike.
A 300 million-year-old impact zone from dual asteroid strikes has been found in outback Australia
Science & Environment
Australia has 30 impact craters out of 176 recognised worldwide. See our gallery of some of the best.