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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s a bolide!

posted by Jason Kottke   May 09, 2013

Since 861 AD, almost 35,000 meteorites were recorded hitting the Earth but only 1,045 were actually seen falling. This animated infographic is a good way to visualize the data. Bolides is the perfect domain name. (via @DavidGrann)