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What Created This Huge Crater In Siberia?

What is it with Russia and explosive events of cosmic origins? The 1908 Tunguska Explosion, the Chelyabinsk bolide of February 2013, and…

8 years ago

How Sentinel Will Hunt for Hidden Asteroids

Asteroids of various sizes whiz past our planet all the time. Some we know about, but many we don't, and…

8 years ago

Potential Weekend Meteor Shower Will Pelt the Moon Too!

If the hoped-for meteor blast materializes this Friday night / Saturday morning (May 23-24) Earth won't be the only world getting…

9 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…

9 years ago

Ancient Martian Life May Be Preserved in Glass

When large asteroids or comets strike the Earth -- as they have countless times throughout our planet's history -- the energy…

9 years ago

Astronauts to Reveal Sobering Data on Asteroid Impacts

This Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, three former NASA astronauts will present new evidence that our planet has experienced many more…

9 years ago

Three-Meter Asteroid Hits Earth’s Atmosphere… Somewhere

This was very likely the last trip around the Sun for the Earth-crossing asteroid 2014 AA, according to calculations by…

9 years ago

Smack! A New Crater Appears on the Moon/ Yutu Rover Update

Where there's smoke, there's fire, or in this instance, a new hole in the moon. NASA's Lunar Impact Monitoring Program recorded the…

9 years ago

How Can We Stop An Asteroid?

"It's like looking for a charcoal briquette in the dark," says Bill Nye the Science Guy in this new video…

9 years ago

Isotopic Evidence of the Moon’s Violent Origins

Artist's impression of an impact of two planet-sized worlds (NASA/JPL-Caltech) Scientists have uncovered a history of violence hidden within lunar…

10 years ago