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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
That reddish interstellar visitor isn't what we thought it would be
The second interstellar object to enter our solar system is unfortunately boring.
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.
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.
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.
Don't buy into video hype, no asteroid poised to hit Earth next month
No need to call Bruce Willis and company just yet!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.