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Oct 30, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New lunar gravity maps point out a stark and unexpected difference between the sizes of ancient asteroids that slammed into the moon billions of years ago and the sizes of the rocky bodies that occupy the in the Main Asteroid Belt today.
Oct 8, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Something is erasing craters on several moons of Saturn. What are the most likely causes?
May 5, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
They look like the perfect couple formed by a simultaneous two-fer asteroid strike, but Quebec's Clearwater Lakes are nothing of the sort.
Dec 10, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Miriam Kramer,
Claims that Russian scientists have discovered a huge asteroid that could threaten Earth in the near future are just not correct, according to NASA.
Nov 21, 2014 10:15 AM ET //
A United Nations team has been deliberating over the years regarding the gathering and analysis of near-Earth object (NEO) data.
Oct 20, 2014 09:30 AM ET // AFP
A comet the size of a small mountain and about as solid as a pile of talcum powder whizzed past Mars.
Aug 29, 2014 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Russian state media has announced a Russia-US agreement to share information in the event of natural or man-made disasters, despite the escalating unrest in Eastern Ukraine.
Apr 18, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Out of fuel and flying fast, NASA’s LADEE spacecraft crashed into the moon early Friday, three days shy of its expected mission end. Continue reading →
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