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Study finds nuking an asteroid could prevent a surprise apocalypse
A new study has found that nuking an asteroid is 'very effective' at stopping its collision with Earth, preventing an apocalypse.
Two asteroids traveling at 21,000 mph will approach Earth very soon
NASA reports that two asteroids traveling around 21,000 mph will be making a relatively close approach with Earth very soon.
Officials confirm bright blue object caught on video in sky over US
Officials confirmed the existence of a bright blue object streaking across and lighting up the night sky over the United States.
Eyewitnesses report stunningly bright fireball streaking across sky
The American Meteor Society has confirmed the existence of a fireball streaking across the night sky over the United States.
Blazing visitor from space spotted flying across night sky in US
More than eighty people have reported seeing a blazing visitor from space streak across the night sky over the United States.
Warehouse-sized asteroid detected day after its close pass with Earth
Reports indicate that asteroid 2021 SG is estimated to be around the size of a warehouse and passed Earth without anyone knowing.
Biggest meteor to hit Earth cost millions in damages, 1200+ injured
The biggest space object to enter Earth's atmosphere since 1908 caused millions in damages and injured more than 1,200 people.
Astronomers used dash and security cameras to find a fallen meteorite
Researchers have combined observations made from dashcams and security cameras to track down a fallen meteorite. They found it.
Amateur astronomer captures magical moment of fiery death on Jupiter
A Brazilian amateur astronomer has captured a magical moment while viewing Jupiter as a space rock met its fiery demise on video.
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.
There's a 'dog-bone' shaped asteroid out in space, best images here
A team of astronomers have used the Very Large Telescope to take the best images so far of the 'dog bone' shaped astroid.
Meteor captured on video lighting up the night sky before disappearing
A meteor soaring through the air has lit up the night sky over a city, and a webcam has caught the entire event on video.
Will an asteroid ever hit Earth? Answered by a NASA scientist
An asteroid lining up with Earth could be completely catastrophic for life here, but will an asteroid such as this happen?
Asteroid 4,500 feet wide is approaching Earth this weekend, says NASA
NASA has classed the 4,500-foot wide asteroid as 'potentially hazardous' as it will make a relatively close approach to Earth soon.
First key to unlock secrets about Earth's largest meteor crater found
Researchers found samples of the meteorite that caused Earth's largest impact crater, paving the way for a deeper understanding.
Immensely large asteroid to pass dangerously close to Earth this month
Asteroid 2016 AJ193 has had its trajectory discovered, and it will pass within a 'potentially hazardous' distance to Earth.
Large meteor turns night sky into daytime over a city caught on video
Lucky onlookers were blessed to see a large meteor briefly turn the night sky into daytime as it entered Earth's atmosphere.
Largest known comet ever discovered, and we will be able to see it
Astronomers have detected what is now considered the largest comet ever found, and it's 1,000 times larger than a typical comet.
Hundreds witness bright flash, sonic boom and fireball in night sky
Hundreds of people have witnessed a bright flash, a thunderous sonic boom, and then a fireball streak across the night sky.
Meteorite from solar system birth found to contain 'organic material'
A 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite that dates back to the birth of our solar system found to contain a lot of 'organic material'
Martian colonists will fear these very deadly issues from above
Colonists that land on the surface of Mars will face many life-threatening issues, and one, in particular, is very concerning.
Incredible video of meteor plummeting across the sky during the day
A man that was just driving his family in Jersey managed to capture an incredible video of a meteor streaking across the sky.
This Earth-shaking meteor exploded with a force of 440 pounds of TNT
A meteor that recently flew through the night sky over Vermont shook the Earth as it exploded with a massive amount of force.
Scientists 'speechless' at what crash landed in this man's driveway
Scientists have been left speechless after a man decided to collect a very rare meteorite that crash-landed in his driveway.
Watch this large meteor that was 'too close' burst into a fireball
A large meteor burst into a fireball was caught on camera, and witnesses that saw it said it was 'too close for comfort'.
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.
Asteroid to hit Earth a day before U.S. Election, 2020 is relentless
2020 has been crazy, and now another thing can be added to the list of surprises as scientists found an asteroid heading for Earth.
SUV-sized asteroid breaks record for closest Earth fly-by
NASA has announced that a SUV-sized asteroid just passed by Earth, marking the closest asteroid fly-by ever recorded by scientists.
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.
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.
King Kong-sized meteor just whizzed passed Earth on Christmas Day
NASA has said that a meteor just had a near miss with Earth on Christmas Day.
Meteor SMASHES into Jupiter, so big we saw it from Earth
A meteor has smashed into Jupiter and the explosion was so big it was viewed from Earth.
The biggest ever meteor to hit the Moon rammed it at 37,900 mph
A massive 400kg meteor smashed into the Moon on September 11, 2013 at an insane 37,900 mph.
"The best meteor shower of the year" is this weekend--don't miss it!
Get out of the house this weekend and look skyward to see "the best meteor shower of the year"