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Researchers find first meteorite that may have left Earth and returned back to our planet
A team of scientists has identified what appears to be the first meteorite that has left Earth and then returned back to our planet.
Scientists debunk claims that a woman was directly hit with a 'meteorite'
A French woman claimed that she was hit directly in the chest with a rock that fell from space, and now scientists debunked those claims.
Extremely rare event: woman gets hit in the rib cage with meteorite during coffee date
A woman that claimed she was hit in the chest with a meteoroid during a coffee date has taken that 'space rock' to geologists for examination.
200-foot-wide asteroid closes in on Earth, will pass closer than the Moon
Astronomers have identified a 200-foot-wide asteroid that's expected to come between Earth and the Moon while it travels at more than 17,000 mph.
Scientist captures stunning video of meteorite colliding with the moon
An astronomer has captured incredible footage of a speedy meteorite slamming into the surface of the moon from his home in Hiratsuka.
NASA confirms four large asteroids will approach Earth this week
NASA's Near-Earth Object Close Approach database has confirmed that this week four asteroids will be making a close approach to Earth.
18-year-old finds meteorite that fell to Earth hours after being discovered
An asteroid that was recently identified plummeted to the surface of Earth only hours after it was discovered, and now the meteorite has been found.
4,200 foot-wide asteroid to make closest approach to Earth in 400 years
An asteroid more than 3,000 feet wide is about to pass Earth, and it will make its closest approach to our planet in the last 400 years.
Asteroid caught on video plummeting to the Earth hours after being discovered
Skywatchers caught a falling asteroid on video only hours after the European Space Agency (ESA) was notified of the incoming space rock.
Scientists discover massive 'planet killer' asteroid hiding right next to Earth
Scientists have discovered the largest potentially hazardous asteroid, which has a diameter of nearly a mile and has been dubbed a 'planet killer.'
NASA confirms asteroid nearly 2,500 feet wide will approach Earth very soon
NASA's asteroid-tracking database has confirmed the existence of a massive asteroid estimated to be nearly 2,500 feet wide approaching Earth soon.
Here's how many near-Earth asteroids have been found so far
Astronomers have been looking for near-Earth asteroids for many years, and so far, they have found tens of thousands, but how many are dangerous?
Webb and Hubble showcase NASA's spacecraft smashing into an asteroid
The James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope have teamed up to provide unique views of NASA's DART spacecraft hitting an asteroid.
Scientists shocked at NASA's DART impact causing asteroid to brighten
NASA has collided its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) into an asteroid, and researchers were shocked at how the asteroid brightened.
NASA crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid, these are its final images
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) has successfully collided with its target asteroid millions of miles away, and here are its final images.
NASA's DART spacecraft hits asteroid, video released of final moments
NASA has successfully collided its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft into an asteroid located approximately 7 million miles away.
Google 'nasa dart' to watch NASA's spacecraft crash into your browser
NASA has finally crashed its DART spacecraft into an asteroid, changing its orbit, and you can get a demonstration by simply Googling 'NASA DART'.
NASA confirms its perfectly on track to collide into an asteroid soon
NASA has said that its DART team has confirmed the orbit of the asteroid Dimorphos, locking in the trajectory of the DART spacecraft that's ready for colli.
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.
NASA confirms largest asteroid of 2022 is approaching Earth right now
NASA's asteroid tracking database has confirmed that the largest asteroid of 2022 is currently making its approach to Earth.
NASA detects asteroid size of a building making approach to Earth
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory asteroid detection system recorded a building-sized asteroid zoom past our planet on May 9.
Meteorite pieces from 55,000 mph fireball discovered, NASA confirms
NASA confirmed the existence of a fireball that entered Earth's atmosphere and caused a sonic boom as it traveled 55,000 mph.
NASA confirms a 55,000 mph fireball lit up the sky with a sonic boom
NASA has confirmed the existence of a fireball that entered Earth's atmosphere at 55,000 mph and caused a sonic boom to be heard.
NASA confirms massive asteroid will approach Earth at 23,000 mph
NASA's Near-Earth Object Close Approach database has confirmed that tomorrow a large asteroid will be approaching Earth.
NASA database confirms mile-wide asteroid will approach Earth in May
NASA's Center for Near-Earth Studies database has confirmed that a mile-wide asteroid will make a close approach to Earth.
NASA confirms 1,000+ foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth this April
NASA's Center for Near-Earth Studies has revealed that one of the biggest space rocks of 2022 will approach Earth this month.
NASA database confirms 600 foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth soon
An asteroid that is classified as 'potentially hazardous' will be making a close approach to Earth very soon, according to NASA.
Asteroid found hours before approaching Earth, orbit switched forever
An astronomer at the Konkoly Observatory discovered Asteroid 2022 FD1 just before it was due to make a close approach to Earth.
NASA spots bus-sized asteroid fast-approaching Earth
NASA is currently tracking an asteroid that is approximately the size of a bus as it makes a very close approach with Earth.
Crater of the largest impact on Earth in last 100,000 years found
Researchers have discovered the largest crater on Earth that formed within the last 100,000 years, according to a new study.
NASA says there's a 4,000 foot-wide asteroid approaching Earth soon
NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies has revealed there's a potentially hazardous space rock about to approach Earth.
Huge asteroid to approach Earth today, watch the 3,400 space rock here
An asteroid with an estimated diameter of 3,400 feet will be approaching Earth today, and you can watch it live right here.
Asteroid 3,400 foot-wide will approach Earth, track it with NASA here
NASA has confirmed that a massive asteroid measuring in at around 3,400 feet in diameter will be approaching Earth very soon.
Asteroid moving at 18,700 mph photographed making approach with Earth
An asteroid traveling at a crazy speed of 18,700 miles per hour was photographed when it made its close approach with Earth.
NASA confirms when this 3,400-foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth
NASA's database that tracks all Near-Earth-Objects has confirmed a 3,400-foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth at 47,000 mph.
NASA confirms 260 to 600 foot-wide asteroid approached Earth
NASA's database that tracks Near-Earth Objects indicates that an asteroid anywhere between 260 - 600 feet approached Earth.
NASA confirms 3 huge asteroids will approach Earth in 2021's last days
NASA's database has confirmed that three massive asteroids will be approaching Earth in the last days of 2021. Earth is safe.
Fiery space rock filmed lighting up the night sky over many US states
Many people across several US states recently spotted a fireball entering Earth's atmosphere, with people catching it on film.
Man finds rock, thinks it's gold, it ends up being far more valuable
A man armed with a metal detector found a heavy rock back in 2015 and thought it was gold. It turned out to be much more valuable.
Will the asteroid NASA is about to slam into cause problems for Earth?
NASA are planning on colliding a small spacecraft into an asteroid in hopes of changing its orbit. Is this asteroid dangerous?
NASA reveals chances of an asteroid hitting Earth in next 100 years
A NASA expert has revealed the chances of a moderately sized asteroid impacting Earth within the next one hundred years.
NASA experts reveal the chances of spotting an asteroid before impact
NASA experts working on the Double Asteroid Redirection Test have answered some public questions about asteroids impacting Earth.
Comet makes its closest approach to Earth, will leave for 200 years
A famous comet has made its closest approach to Earth in November 2021 and won't come close to our planet for 200 years.
400 people spot fireball streaking across the night sky over US states
Four hundred people from thirteen states have reported seeing a fireball streak across the night sky, some getting it on film.
NASA expert answers 'when was the last time an asteroid hit Earth?'
A NASA expert has answered the burning question, 'When was the last time an asteroid hit Earth?'. The answer may surprise you.
Scientists were unaware of the asteroid that just barely missed Earth
Scientists and researchers were unaware of the space rock that just barely missed Earth's surface. There was no advanced warning.
Jupiter was just smacked by a space rock, impact was caught on video
Astronomers have confirmed via video a space rock smacking itself into the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter.
Asteroid makes extremely close approach to Earth, NASA confirms
NASA has confirmed the existence of an asteroid coming extremely close to Earth. It passed cleanly between Earth and the Moon.
Prize asteroid near Earth studied, found to be worth trillions
Researchers have published a new study that details an asteroid located near Earth that would be worth trillions if mined.
There's an asteroid worth $11 trillion located near Earth
A new study has detailed an asteroid that could potentially contain $11 trillion worth of precious metals, and it's near Earth.