What Was That Giant Fireball Over Midwest?

Blast lights up sky in several states

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 16, 2010 2:08 AM CDT

(Newser) – Scientists are scratching their heads after a giant fireball lit up the midwestern sky, then vanished. The fireball rattled homes and shook the earth as it streaked across the sky and apparently triggered a sonic boom. Scientists speculate the phenomenon, that also lit up police... More »

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