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Experts concerned Starlink satellites could prevent asteroid detection

Planetary defense experts have expressed their concern in a new survey that growing satellite numbers in orbit around Earth may impact asteroid detection.

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Water may have arrived on Earth thanks to these asteroids

Samples collected by Hayabusa-2 from the asteroid Ryugu contain water and organic matter like amino acids that asteroids may have first brought to Earth.

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NASA explains difference between asteroids, comets and meteorites

NASA has taken to its website to explain the difference between space rocks such as asteroids, comets, meteors, and meteorites.

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New research may finally explain how the Earth was formed

Researchers from ETH Zurich have found that planetesimals in the early solar system likely aggregated to form Earth as we know it.

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Asteroid worth up to $700 quintillion mapped in highest resolution yet

Ahead of a visit from NASA spacecraft launching later this year, MIT researchers have mapped 20 miles of 16 Psyche per map pixel.

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NASA just completed a 'planetary defense' exercise involving asteroids

A recent exercise by NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office and the International Asteroid Warning Network is now complete.

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100+ killer asteroids hiding in plain sight have been found

A former NASA astronaut wants to protect Earth from killer asteroids and has developed a software tool to help defend from doom.

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Asteroid-mining startup books its first mission, launching with SpaceX

Astroforge, a Y Combinator asteroid-mining startup, has scheduled its first mission due to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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Scientists discover all the 'ingredients' for life on asteroids

Scientists have confirmed in a new study that it's possible for asteroids to contain the key 'building blocks' of DNA and RNA.

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NASA's new Sentry-II near-Earth asteroid monitoring system goes live

NASA's new next-generation near-Earth asteroid impact monitoring algorithm has now been deployed, ready to protect our planet.

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62-mile wide comet, the largest ever found, just surprised researchers

The largest comet that has ever been found with a telescope has just surprised researchers and will no doubt continue to do so.

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NASA expert reveals difference between 'comets, meteors and asteroids'

A NASA expert has revealed the difference between asteroids, comets, and meteors in a new video posted to its YouTube channel.

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Is NASA aware of any Earth-threatening asteroids?, NASA drops answer

A NASA expert took to the agency's YouTube channel with a video to answer, 'Is NASA aware of any Earth-threatening asteroids?'

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Earth had its oxygen stolen from it by a bombardment of asteroids

A new study has connected the bombardment of asteroids onto Earth's surface during its formative years to past oxygen levels.

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Most detailed look yet at some of the solar system's biggest asteroids

Here's the most detailed look at some of the solar system's largest asteroids that are floating around in an asteroid belt.

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NASA scientist answers burning question about dangerous asteroids

A NASA scientist has answered one of the most burning questions about asteroids - do we know about all of the asteroids?

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NASA updates the odds of a dangerous asteroid colliding with Earth

NASA recently updated the odds of a collision with Earth, one of the two most hazardous objects floating around our solar system.

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There's an unidentified mysterious object flying towards Earth

Astronomers have found a mysterious object in space that is flying towards Earth, and they don't know what it is exactly.

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This 'one of a kind' comet has its own 'Northern Lights'

Astronomers have found a comet that has its own aurora. This comet is called 67P/C-G, and we've never found anything like it.

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Here's how space mining could be the solution to pollution on Earth

Humans are polluting and destroying Earth in the mining industry, but what if that could all be solved by mining in space?

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800 million years ago the Earth suffered this bombardment from space

Scientists have found that around 800 million years ago, both the Earth and the Moon experienced a bombardment from space.

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Jupiter is meant to shield Earth from asteroids, not sling them at us

Jupiter might not be Earth's shield against asteroids, it could instead be a massive slingshot.

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What happened to Asteroids: Outpost? Core gameplay is being revisited

We spoke to Atari about what's going on with Asteroids: Outpost. It turns out that they're revisiting some core gameplay elements based on user feedback.

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Atari announces next-gen Asteroids, launches it as a survival game

Atari announces a new multiplayer-focused survival game, Asteroids: Outpost, will launch it on Steam Early Access.

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Congress to discuss asteroids as a threat to Earth, won't involve Bruce Willis

After the last few days of asteroid-filled news, Congress will begin discussing killer asteroids.

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Ball Pit for iPhone 4: When Asteroids & Childhood Combine

New free iPhone 4 application turns your bedroom, wherever you are, into Asteroids.

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