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Mar 22, 2016 07:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is hoping third time's a charm for the launch of its innovative meteor detector that's launching to the space station Tuesday night.
Mar 15, 2016 12:10 PM ET // Mindy Weisberger, LiveScience
Microscopic dust grains extracted from meteorites that landed on Earth had ancient and explosive origins, scientists have discovered.
Feb 26, 2016 10:38 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
While Earth can breathe easy for now, astronomers are on the lookout for a comet that may pose a threat to our planet in the distant future.
Feb 23, 2016 02:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If a space rock hits the atmosphere, and no one is around to hear it, does the tabloid press still report it as an Earth-shattering event?
Nov 16, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The Earth is currently orbiting through the debris of Comet Tempel-Tuttle -- yes, it's time for the Leonid meteor shower!
Sep 15, 2015 08:32 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Newly found evidence suggests that two meteors smacked into Earth at the same time, about 458 million years ago.
Sep 7, 2015 08:30 AM ET // AFP
Footage from one camera captured a fireball followed by a brilliant white flash.
Aug 20, 2015 11:37 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Could a new space rock-hunting technique improve the odds of finding near-Earth asteroids?
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