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New Delhi Team of students discovers two new asteroids

Aug 15, 2014

New Delhi Team of students discovers two new asteroids

Two new asteroids have been discovered by a team of students from two city schools as part of a nationwide campaign. #New Delhi #Astronomy #Discovery #Asteroids
'Impact winter' after asteroid strike may have wiped out dinosaurs

May 13, 2014

'Impact winter' after asteroid strike may have wiped out dinosaurs

A global 'impact winter' following an asteroid strike might have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, according to a new study. #Life #science #Dinosaur #Netherlands #Extinction #asteroid #Utrecht University #impact winter #asteroid strike #Yucatan Peninsula #Chicxulub impact #Palaeogene era #John Vellekoop
Close encounter: Football field sized asteroid whizzes by earth

Feb 18, 2014

Close encounter: Football field sized asteroid whizzes by earth

The 295-yard (270-m) asteroid was streaking past Earth at a distance of about 2.1 million miles (3.4 million km). #NewsTracker #Russia #Earth #asteroid #Space
NASA tests 'pumpkin suit' for mission to lasso asteroid

Dec 15, 2013

NASA tests 'pumpkin suit' for mission to lasso asteroid

NASA engineers are testing a modified version of the pumpkin-orange Advanced Crew Escape System (ACES) worn by space shuttle astronauts during launch and re-entry for use by future crew in the Orion spacecraft. #NewsTracker #Nasa #International Space Station #asteroid #Orion
Astronomers 'dumbfounded' by six-tailed asteroid

Nov 08, 2013

Astronomers 'dumbfounded' by six-tailed asteroid

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a freakish asteroid with six comet-like tails of dust streaming from its body like spokes on a wheel, scientists said on Thursday. #Technology #science #asteroid #Space

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Astronomers 'dumbfounded' by six-tailed asteroid

Aug 16, 2014

Massive asteroid could strike Earth in 2880

A collision with a huge asteroid could take place on March 16, 2880. Scientists now claim a huge asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and is big enough to cause a catastrophic event that threatens life on the planet...
Astronomers 'dumbfounded' by six-tailed asteroid

Aug 16, 2014

Now We Know How This Giant, Earth-Bound Asteroid Is Held Together, We Can Learn How to Destroy It

New discovery might help Earth avert a collision with a menacing asteroid with a 1 in 300 chance of hitting the planet in 288...
Astronomers 'dumbfounded' by six-tailed asteroid

Aug 16, 2014

Potential killer asteroid can be stopped: scientists

Scientists believe they are closer to working out how to stop an asteroid that could potentially wipe out Earth in 2880. A paper published in the journal Nature by researchers.....
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