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100-meter Asteroid Created a Strange Impact Event in Antarctica 430,000 Years Ago

The effects of ancient asteroid impacts on Earth are still evident from the variety of impact craters across our planet.…

4 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 518: When the Universe tried to Declare War

We always say the Universe is trying to kill us. But there was this one time, when the Universe used…

2 years ago

Recovered Asteroid 2010 WC9 Set to Buzz the Earth Tomorrow

Incoming: The Earth-Moon system has company tonight. The Asteroid: Near Earth Asteroid 2010 WC9 is back. Discovered by the Catalina…

3 years ago

Why Does Siberia Get All the Cool Meteors?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fivTDW0EV1Q Children ice skating in Khakassia, Russia react to the fall of a bright fireball two nights ago on Dec.6…

5 years ago

Remembering the Vela Incident

36 years ago today, a strange event was detected over the Southern Indian Ocean that remains controversial. On September 22nd,…

6 years ago

This Is The Asteroid That Didn’t Hit Us

All right, sure – there are a lot of asteroids that don't hit us. And of course quite a few…

6 years ago

We are not Alone: Government Sensors Shed New Light on Asteroid Hazards

How hazardous are the thousands and millions of asteroids that surround the third rock from the Sun – Earth? Since…

7 years ago

Surprise: Earth Is Hit By a Lot More Asteroids Than You Thought

"The fact that none of these asteroid impacts shown in the video was detected in advance is proof that the…

7 years ago

Echoes of Chelyabinsk: Another Fireball Explodes Over Russia

Why does Russia seem to get so many bright meteors? Well at 6.6 million square miles it's by far the…

7 years ago

NASA Opens Doors For Asteroid Capture Ideas, Offering $6M For Possible Future Missions

Got some ideas about how to snag an asteroid? NASA has just announced $6 million in opportunities for its asteroid…

7 years ago