Graeme Whipps—Rex / Rex USA
March 3, 2012. An amateur astronomer captures a meteor or meteorite near his home in Northern Scotland.
From thousands of spiders in Australia and a massive ruptured ice wall in Argentina to the aftermath of the U.S. tornadoes and the wake of last year’s Japanese tsunami, TIME’s photo department presents a selection of surprising and surreal vistas from the past week. See more here.