A Massive Asteroid Shower Hit Earth And The Moon 800 Million Years Ago, Study SaysOver the course of Earth's ancient history, our planet has been blitzed with a variety of foreign objects, some of which may have triggered major events shaping this place we now call home.
A Giant Asteroid Flew By Earth Wednesday, Close Enough To See By TelescopeAn asteroid estimated to be 1.2 miles wide flew by Earth early Wednesday morning, close enough to see on a telescope.
'Rare Species' Of Asteroid Spotted In Our Solar SystemAn odd kind of asteroid has been hiding out in our solar system, close to Venus, and it took a new state-of-the-art surveying camera to detect it.
NASA Asks Johns Hopkins For Help Protecting Earth From AsteroidsA team of scientists and engineers from Johns Hopkins have a new mission: save the Earth from an asteroid crash.
Small Asteroid Hits Earth Hours After Being Spotted By AstronomersA small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere on June 2 just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward the planet, according to NASA.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
Overnight Meteor Shower Could Be A Sparkling Light Show In The SkyScientists have long tracked meteor showers and know exactly when they'll appear. But there's something new Friday night.
Revising The Math: Chances Of Asteroid Hitting Earth Greater Than Once ThoughtIt appears Earth has dodged more bullets than expected. Last February's meteor blast over Siberia sent NASA scientists back to their computers.
Asteroid Heading Toward Earth May Come Too Close For ComfortA very close encounter. Next Friday, an asteroid will pass the Earth at a very close range.