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Fireballs in the Sky with NASA

In partnership with NASA, Fireballs in the Sky headlines on their main portal science.nasa.gov in Citizen Scientists! As the Desert Fireball Network researchers expand to a Global Fireball Observatory ...

DFN did it again!

The DFN did it again! The fireball chasers and citizen science successfully tracked and recovered a freshly fallen meteorite from a Western Australian farm! The ...

Our first fireballs@home camera

Rob and Hadrian have installed one of our new fireballs@home ‘kit’ cameras at Boogardie Station in WA. The smaller versions are helping us expand the ...

What happened next to the Lake Eyre meteorite

What happened next to this year’s most famous meteorite? Lots! Well first, it was the star attraction on campus and the celebrity for many #selfies. Then, ...

Has this solar panel been hit by a meteorite?

We got asked on twitter this morning whether this solar panel had indeed been hit and shattered by a meteorite. It looks like a pretty heavy ...

Digging up the DFN’s first meteorite

Digging up our first meteorite (yet to be officially named*) was a massive team effort and a huge relief. It’s also been a news sensation and ...

The Mission

Luke’s Wolfe Creek blog in August was so entertaining that we asked him to put pen to paper again on his next journey. Turns out, we didn’t ...

Winners in the DFN!

Congratulations to our recent winners in the DFN – Lucy, Luke and Rob! At this year’s MetSoc – Meteoritical Society Conference – Lucy Forman won ...

DFN joins Murchison Widefield Array (MWA)

A few of the team headed up to Murchison last month to install two Desert Fireball Network cameras next to a pod of the Murchison ...

Meteorite or Meteorwrong?

How do you know if it’s a meteorite or meteorwrong? Ever wondered whether that weird looking rock you saw was something special? Tens of thousands ...