Meteorites From Giant Fireball Found In Sierra Foothills Town Tiny meteorites found in the Sierra foothills of Northern California likely were part of a giant fireball that exploded in daylight with about one-third the explosive force of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, scientists said Wednesday.
Mystery Light Spotted In Southwest SkyA brilliant bright light seen streaking over the Southwestern sky Wednesday night was most likely a fireball -- a fragment of an asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere, a NASA scientist said.

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