Ancient asteroid impacts ‘created the building blocks of life’ on Earth – and possibly Mars too – seabed crater simulations reveal Researchers recreated the conditions…Read More Ancient asteroid impacts 'created building blocks of life' on Earth
Skyscraper-sized asteroid travelling at 11,000mph will zip past Earth at a distance of 3.1 million miles this weekend The asteroid has been called 163348 (2002 NN4)…Read More Asteroid will zip past Earth at a distance of 3.1 million miles
Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 22 Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 22 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Researchers…Read More Earth's oldest asteroid strike may have ended 'Snowball Earth'
Asteroid the size of the Washington Monument will fly past Earth this month Washington Monument-sized asteroid to fly past Earth at 42,650 feet per second…Read More Mile-long asteroid could be dangerous to life on Earth in millions of years if it breaks up: scientists
SAN FRANCISCO — A landing pad fit for a visitor from NASA has been found on an ancient relic of our solar system. NASA’s Osiris-Rex…Read More NASA’s Osiris-Rex Selects Target Asteroid Landing Site
An asteroid the size of a double-decker bus has skimmed perilously close to Earth – and NASA almost missed it. The space rock cruised past…Read More Asteroid size of bus zips by Earth closer than the Moon ‘hours’ after NASA spots it
A huge rock, long thought to be just another asteroid, may actually be a dwarf planet, astronomers have said. The rock is known as Hygiea…Read More A large asteroid in our solar system may actually be a dwarf planet
Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 28 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 28 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A…Read More Asteroid impact 13K years ago wiped out woolly mammoths, sabre-tooth cats in mini ice age: study
The dinosaur-killing asteroid wiped out ‘everything bigger than a RAT’ 66million years ago and modern animals evolved from there, study reveals Fossils discovered in Colorado…Read More The dinosaur-killing asteroid wiped out 'everything bigger than a RAT'
Asteroid which wiped out the dinosaurs turned the oceans ACIDIC and triggered an underwater mass extinction, fossils reveal Experts studied tiny shelled organisms that lived…Read More Asteroid which wiped out the dinosaurs turned the oceans ACIDIC
A fireball that exploded in the sky over Japan could be linked to a huge asteroid that’s destined to smash into our planet. That’s the…Read More Monster asteroid linked to Japan fireball' incident could be doomed to hit Eart
Asteroids known as near-Earth objects are among the most dangerous space items, with space agencies around the world keeping a close eye on them. The…Read More ESA warns asteroid may collide with Earth within decades
Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 7 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 7 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Nearly…Read More Giant asteroid strike 13K years ago had 'global consequences,' shocking study says
A gigantic asteroid collision in space 470 million years ago is responsible for creating the right conditions for life on Earth. What’s more, clues from…Read More Cataclysmic asteroid collision 470m years ago was crucial for life on Earth
The gargantuan space rock hurtling towards earth is bigger than the Eiffel Tower and named Apophis, after the Egyptian “God of Chaos”. It is on…Read More God of Chaos: Monster asteroid hurtling towards Earth in 2029 creates Twitter meltdown
Fox News Flash top headlines for August 12 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 12 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Just…Read More Asteroid the size of the Washington Monument will fly past Earth this month
The asteroid, dubbed 2019 OU1, is estimated to be up to 160 metres wide and will skim the Earth on August 28. The Washington Monument…Read More Asteroid warning: Space rock the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza to skim Earth
Enormous asteroid bigger than the Empire State Building capable of wiping out a country is set to narrowly miss Earth later this month A massive…Read More Asteroid bigger than Empire State Building to pass Earth this month
Yesterday, a 427-foot-wide asteroid passed within 45,000 miles of Earth. Small asteroids canstrike Earth with the force of many nuclear weapons anddestroy entire cities. NASA…Read More A 'city-killer' asteroid got scarily close to Earth yesterday, and astronomers didn't know about it until it was just days away
Phew! 50-meter asteroid that sparked fears of an impact after disappearing without a trace will NOT slam into Earth, ESA says Asteroid 2006 QV89 has…Read More Phew! Asteroid set for Sept. flyby won’t slam into Earth, ESA says
“We love you, take care Hayabusa2” Brian May “We’ve collected a part of the solar system’s history,” Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) project manager Yuichi…Read More Space probe returning from asteroid with samples from dawn of Solar System
Nasa keeps a close eye on ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroids with the potential to do serious damage to human civilisation. But not even the brightest minds…Read More Nasa spots monster asteroid near Earth that 'eluded decades of careful searches'
When the solar system’s first-known interstellar visitor was spotted on October 19, 2017, scientists scurried to observe the strange object. The oddly shaped, rapidly moving…Read More Interstellar visitor was no alien spaceship, according to scientists
NASA classes all asteroids that are predicted to come within 30million miles of our planet’s orbit as near-Earth. It tracks these rocks on the off-chance…Read More NASA tracking 984ft asteroid that will almost graze Earth in hours
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over…Read More Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip
Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year According to a list of the most concerning space objects complied by the European Space Agency, an…Read More Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year
A massive killer asteroid is headed straight for New York. An exercise set up by “planetary defense” experts is reportedly meant to gauge what would…Read More Killer asteroid destroys NYC in NASA’s simulation exercise
NASA is developing its first planetary-defense mission to combat potential threats from rogue asteroids NASA is developing its first planetary-defense mission called the Double Asteroid…Read More NASA chief warns asteroid threat is real: ‘It’s about protecting the only planet we know to host life'
Following the successful landing of its Chang’e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the Moon earlier this year, China is looking to expand its…Read More China to explore asteroid, comet in ambitious new mission
The poet T.S. Eliot famously said Earth would end not with a bang, but with a whimper. But we’re not sure he was all that…Read More Could a asteroid spark World War III? Nasa to reveal 'planetary defence' fears