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Tag: meteorite

February 18, 2013 | 10:38 am

Streaking Light Over Bay Area Friday Night; Video

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Barely a few hours after we put up this speculative post “What if a Meteorite Hit San Francisco?,” which we posted on the heels of the Siberian meteorite plus the near-miss asteroid DA14, came reports of a meteor — or something — streaking across the San Francisco Bay Area sky. Reports of the sighting Friday […]

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October 22, 2012 | 8:29 am

A.M. Splash: Tiny Meteorite Hit House; Rain to Clear for Giants; Piedmont High Sex Competition Uncovered; Last Day for Voter Registration

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Tiny meteorite fragment hits Novato home (SF Chronicle) A gray, 2-inch rock that hit a Novato home is the first confirmed chunk of the meteor that dramatically exploded over the Bay Area, a scientist said Sunday. Lisa Webber, 61, found the meteorite in her yard on Saturday, three days after the object fell onto the […]

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