A meteor streaked across the sky in Central Russia this morning, causing sharp explosions that blew the glass out of buildings and injured more than 520 people, including 82 children. The BBC reports at least 11 people required hospitalization.
The air might be downright freezing for the Leonid Meteor Shower but skies should be mostly clear tonight for a great show over Maine and New Brunswick. Every year in mid-November, the Earth travels through the tail left by the comet Tempel-Tuttle. And the result – especially on a clear night like tonight—can be quite spectacular with bright streams of light darting across the sky. So why do we