Center for NEO Studies (CNEOS)

Astronomers Think a Meteor Came from Outside the Solar System

When 'Oumuamua was first detected on October 19th, 2017, astronomers were understandably confused about the nature of this strange object.…

5 years ago

Astronomers Practice Responding to a Killer Asteroid”

This past October, scientists from all over the world used the flyby of asteroid 2012 TC4 to test out the…

7 years ago

Good News Everyone! There are Fewer Deadly Undiscovered Asteroids than we Thought

According to a new analysis, the number of undiscovered and potentially-hazardous asteroids could be lower than previously thought.

7 years ago

Nope, our Temporary Moon Isn’t Space Junk, it’s an Asteroid

A team of astronomers from the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has confirmed that Earth's "temporary Moon" is…

7 years ago

Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September

According to NASA, the large Near-Earth Asteroid known as Florence will pass harmlessly past Earth this coming September

7 years ago

NASA Says “No Chance” Small Asteroid Will Hit Earth On March 5th

On March 5th, asteroid 2013 TX68 could be making a close flyby Earth. But NASA's asteroid watchers insist there's no…

8 years ago