The Physics of a meteor Shower We’ve all seen a meteor shower, but do you understand the physics behind it? A giant rock hurdling through space? Nope. It’s actually dust burning up in the atmosphere. Most meteors are no larger than a grain of rice. The most interesting thing about a meteor shower is that the meteors are mostly stationary relative to the sun. It’s a cloud of dust that sits at the same spot … Continue reading Unicorn Meteor Shower Tonight!