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Astronomers spot something near Jupiter that's never been seen before

Astronomers have spotted a first of its kind space object that is a crossover of a comet and an asteroid.

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1st extraterrestrial protein found, life ingredients are outside Earth

Scientists have found the first extraterrestrial protein inside a meteorite that landed on Earth thirty years ago.

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Here's our battle plan for 'planet-killing' asteroids hitting Earth

MIT researchers have announced our battle plan to defend against a 'planet-killing' asteroid.

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The first asteroid that orbits the Sun closer than Venus located

Astronomers have located a massive asteroid that orbits the Sun closer than Venus does.

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800,000 year old meteor crater that covered 10% of Earth in rock found

A meteor crashed into Earth 800,000 years ago and scientists have just found the crater.

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Simulation results from 70 GPU's say Jupiter captures 'alien' comets

Scientists have used 70 graphics cards to run a simulation of how space bodies enter our solar system.

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A massive 2,000 feet wide asteroid will just miss Earth by 0.029 AU

Quite a giant asteroid will pass close to Earth, and luckily it's not on a collision course.

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That reddish interstellar visitor isn't what we thought it would be

The second interstellar object to enter our solar system is unfortunately boring.

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Asteroid mining to make Earth rich, 800 billion liters of space water

Why mine the Moon when we have asteroids that could yield more profit than both lunar poles.

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Shoebox-sized probe snaps insightful images near-Earth asteroid Ryugu

A small shoebox-sized probe has snapped some insightful pictures of an asteroid that is floating close to Earth.

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Nuclear explosion level asteroid had close-shave with Earth

An asteroid that had the potential destruction power of a nuclear blast was just buzzed past Earth and astronomers missed it.

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Don't buy into video hype, no asteroid poised to hit Earth next month

No need to call Bruce Willis and company just yet!

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US setting aside some nuclear weapons to combat asteroids

The U.S. military plans to keep some nuclear weapons available in case an asteroid poses a significant threat to the Earth.

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Small 2014 RC asteroid will fly by Earth in close-up on Sunday, Sept 7

NASA JPL confirmed the 2014 RC asteroid will safely soar by Earth on Sunday, so amateur astronomers should be able to catch a peek.

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NASA scores sharp images of near-Earth Asteroid using radar

NASA has gathers some of the most detailed radar images ever taken of a near-Earth asteroid this month.

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Asteroid passing between Earth and moon is a "non event" says NASA

NASA is keeping an eye on an asteroid passing between the Earth and moon today with 1 in 10,000,000 chance of hitting us.

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NASA gets one step closer to $100 million grant to acquire an asteroid

NASA might just get that $100 million for a mission to grab an asteroid and drag it near the Moon.

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NASA requests $100 million, wants to find an asteroid in space, drag it toward the Moon and send astronauts to study it

NASA wants to find a stray asteroid, pull it toward the Moon and study it.

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ScienceTT: Source of great dinosaur extinction was not an asteroid, but actually a comet

New research says that a comet was responsible for dinosaur die off, not an asteroid.

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SpaceTT: Asteroid 2012 DA14 to make closest pass to Earth today at 2:24 PM US EST - hope it doesn't screw with us

Football field sized asteroid to make close pass to Earth shortly.

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World not going to end in 2029 or 2036 due to Apophis astroid

End of the world will not be happening in 2029 or 2036 according to NASA.

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2005 YU55, a 400m-wide Asteroid that will fly past Earth on November 9 at just 324,600km

2005 YU55, an Asteroid that comes pretty close to Earth in just 1 weeks time.

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