Meteor

Photo of fireball in the eastern sky Thursday morning taken by Kevin Keadle of Palatine.

Suburban Man Snaps Photo of Midwest Meteor

A scientific organization that observes and documents meteor sightings in the U-S has received more than 650 reports from at least nine states, including Illinois, about the “fireball” that streaked across the sky early Thursday morning.

09/27/2013

Field Museum photographed by John Weinstein (Credit: The Field Museum's facebook)

Siberian Meteor Fragments Land At Field Museum

The Field Museum has hundreds of new meteorite fragments in its collection thanks to a retired lake forest health care executive who’s second career seems to be chasing visitors from outer space, reports WBBM’s John Cody .

04/13/2013

A meteor from the Geminids meteor shower in 2009 (File Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Stargazers Spot Meteor Streaking Across Chicago Area Skies

Several people in the Chicago area spotted a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2012