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Feb 10, 2016 08:43 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
It would be cold, it would be dry, it would be unpleasant.
Feb 5, 2016 10:49 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
An asteroid as long as a basketball court will give Earth a close shave next month.
Dec 22, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Mariette Le Roux, AFP
Astronomers say giant comets dubbed centaurs argue for an expansion of the list of potential hazards to our home planet.
Dec 10, 2015 03:43 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
One year to the day after lifting off, the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 paid its home planet a quick visit for a speed-boost -- taking some photos before continuing its journey.
Dec 3, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Mars' moon, Phobos, is doomed and scientists have some new findings about its possible fate. What else do we know about Phobos?
Nov 10, 2015 03:10 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The Halloween 'dead comet' spooked the world with its abrupt appearance, why didn't we know about it earlier?
Nov 10, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What's next for NASA's Dawn mission as it moves closer to the surface of dwarf planet Ceres? See some of its recent work in pictures.
Nov 9, 2015 01:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What's with those asteroids that are streaming dust, just like a comet? One researcher explains how this could happen.
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