There's something odd floating around in the outer solar system. Actually, there's lots of odd things floating around in the outer solar system, but 2002 UX25 is one of the most baffling. Continue reading →
The Hubble space telescope sure has seen some strange things in deep space -- but this most recent find is possibly one of the strangest. Continue reading →
Meteor strikes like the one that rocked the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15 probably happen far more frequently than previously believed -- up to 10 times more frequent. Continue reading →
The U.N. is planning an "International Asteroid Warning Group" so that member nations can share data about hazardous space rocks and coordinate an interception mission should a scary space rock be identified. Continue reading →
A recently discovered 1,300-foot-wide (400 meters) asteroid that passed near Earth last month could pay Earth a close visit in 2032.
Astronomers have made the first direct detection of water in a rocky body that once orbited a sun-like star.
There's an asteroid out there with our name on it, and we've got 866 years to figure out how to stop it. Continue reading →
NASA received 402 ideas for finding asteroids that may be on a collision course with Earth and for relocating a small asteroid into an orbit around the moon for future study. Continue reading →
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