News reports of a meteor breaking up in the Siberian sky are pouring in. Today, another space rock—asteroid 2012 DA14—is flying by Earth more closely than any asteroid whose orbit astrophysicists have calculated beforehand.So, what’s the difference between a meteor, a meteorite, and an asteroid? Find out. 

News reports of a meteor breaking up in the Siberian sky are pouring in. Today, another space rock—asteroid 2012 DA14—is flying by Earth more closely than any asteroid whose orbit astrophysicists have calculated beforehand.

So, what’s the difference between a meteor, a meteorite, and an asteroid? Find out

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