Occupation: Planetary Geologist
Year born: 1921
Research Areas: Meteorites, Moon Rocks
Occupation: Astronomer and Musician
Year born: 1864
Research Areas: Meteors
Meteors, sometimes called shooting stars, are not stars at all, but small rocks burning up as they fall through Earth's atmosphere. Their super fast speed through the air causes them to burn up as they fall.
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