As astronomers track down more clues as to the existence of a large world orbiting the sun in the outer fringes of the solar system, a classic planetary purveyor of doom has been resurrected.
Not content with informing us that God does not exist or that we could be wiped out by an alien invasion, the British physics superstar has now gone on the record to say humanity will score the mother of all 'own goals' in the future.
Blogs and off-beat news sites have claimed a major asteroid will impact earth in mid-to-late September. Fortunately, they're wrong, the agency says.
Two vast underground domes are buried under central Australia that researchers have realized are the scars of the biggest and most powerful asteroid impact yet found on Earth.
There's no evidence for the existence of Planet X, despite a NASA space telescope’s best efforts to track it down.
New concerns about the world-ending potential of the second most powerful particle accelerator in the world stems from a misconception of "risk." Continue reading →
The U.N. has announced it's undertaking an effort to protect the planet from killer asteroids. Trace explains what the plan will be if a giant space rock sets its sights on Earth.
Like the comets that have come before it, Comet ISON is seeing its fair share of crackpot doomsday theories. Continue reading →
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