Meteors are small objects traveling in space.
Most meteors are space debris from the asteroid belt. When a meteor enters
the earth's atmosphere it becomes a meteorite.
Meteors seen by the human
eye are often called falling stars. Millions of
meteors enter the earth's atmosphere each day. Most meteors are burned
up. When a meteor makes it through the earth's atmosphere and collides with
the earth it can cause significant damage, as evidenced by the Arizona