asteroid impact

You Can Blow Up an Asteroid Just a few Months Before it Hits Earth and Prevent 99% of the Damage

So far, the battle between life on Earth and asteroids has been completely one-sided. But not for long. Soon, we'll…

4 months ago

The Evidence is Leaning More and More Towards an Asteroid Ending the Dinosaurs

Which camp are you in: volcanoes? Or asteroids? When it comes to the extinction of the dinosaurs, science has whittled…

2 years ago

Dinosaur Killing Asteroid hit Earth in Exactly the Wrong Spot

A new study by a pair of Japanese researchers indicates that the asteroid that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs…

4 years ago

Reexamining a Cataclysm

[/caption] One of the legacies of the Apollo program is the rare lunar samples it returned. These samples (along with…

12 years ago

K-T Boundary

[/caption]What killed the dinosaurs? That's a question that has puzzled paleontologists since dinosaurs were first discovered. Maybe the global climate…

12 years ago