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May 09, 2019
Incoming! NASA's DART mission will deliberately smash into an asteroid in 2022DART will knock into one of the smaller 'moonlets' in a near-Earth asteroid system called Didymos.
May 07, 2019
Killer asteroid obliterates New York in planetary defense simulation exerciseEight simulated years of prep wasn't enough for scientists to deflect the killer asteroid successfully.
Apr 18, 2019
Large asteroid expected to do a fly-by of Earth at closer distance than the MoonGC6 asteroid will narrowly miss the Earth on it rotation around the Sun but it will be back in November.
Feb 04, 2019
Asteroid impacts millions of years ago helped form Earth’s crust, continentsDuring the Hadean eon in Earth's history, the planet was constantly bombarded by asteroids: Study.
Dec 04, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-REx lands on Bennu in agency's first asteroid sample-return missionOSIRIS-Rex could uncover a means of mining asteroids for precious resources like metals & water.
Aug 16, 2018
Oldest known rocks have distinct features resembling those of asteroids: StudyThe melting of these rocks is best explained by meteorite impacts, according to the study
Jun 28, 2018
Astronomers classify the mysterious interstellar object ‘Oumuamua as a cometOumuamua was first detected last October by the University of Hawaii’s Pan-STARRS1 telescope.
Jun 21, 2017
Queen's University scientist warns that a devastating asteroid impact is just a matter of timeIt is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if it will happen, says Alan Fitzsimmons