• Question: how is a meteor created and why ?

    Asked by bubblegum lex to Chris on 18 Mar 2016.
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      Chris Conselice answered on 18 Mar 2016:

      A meteor is an astroid which enters the earth’s atmosphere and appears as a stream of light as it burns up due to friction with the air. It’s just a space rock essentially which evaporates due to moving so fast in the air.