From: "Spike Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Seriously, I dont see how a meteor could be heard, for they would
> burn up high in the atmosphere.
Not all of them burn up in the atmosphere. A meteorite is a meteor that
reaches the surface of the earth without being completely vaporized. A
meteorite may have hit not far from where I live, and it made a memorable
sound just before impact (which shook my house).
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