Tagged With Asteroid

An amateur astronomer accidentally recorded a rare flash on Jupiter. The culprit turned out to be a 450-ton meteor.


A 'city-killer' asteroid got scarily close to Earth yesterday, and astronomers didn't know about it until it was just days away


A Japanese spacecraft has landed on an asteroid after blasting it with a bullet. The mission will bring back rock samples to Earth.



A 1,100-foot-wide asteroid is on course to pass by Earth in a decade


NASA chief warns that people need to take the threat of a meteor crashing into Earth much more seriously


Japan dropped a bomb on an asteroid in the name of science, as it tries to learn more about the history of the solar system



Why Harvard scientists think this interstellar object might be an alien spacecraft


Why Japan is landing hopping robots on an asteroid


Here are the first pictures from the rovers Japan just landed on an asteroid 280 million km away


Japan hopes to land a spacecraft on an asteroid -- and has successfully begun orbiting it


An asteroid the size of the Statue of Liberty is set to narrowly miss Earth tonight


The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs triggered a natural disaster that scientists hadn't realised, according to new clues from the ocean floor



Experts think this newly-discovered object could be a spaceship -- and they're looking for alien life on it


Astronomers have discovered a bizarre-looking object that came from outside our solar system


The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs might not have killed them all if it hit somewhere else


There's a place at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean where hundreds of giant spacecraft go to die



NASA has a plan to save Earth from deadly asteroids -- and they're getting ready to test it out


NASA's 5-step plan for when it discovers a giant, killer asteroid headed straight for Earth


These size comparisons show the true scale of enormous things


This concept skyscraper could hang from an asteroid 31,068 miles above Earth