Thursday, July 7, 2022

Asteroid

The faintest asteroid ever observed

Impact in 2052 ruled out.

World’s first full-scale planetary defense test against potential asteroid impacts

A giant asteroid's impact is considered the likely cause of the mass extinction of the dinosaurs almost 66 million years ago. While there is no...

The most detailed maps of the asteroid Psyche’s surface properties to date

The varied surface suggests a dynamic history.

ESA’s Gaia releases a new treasure trove of data about the Milky Way

Exploring our multi-dimensional Milky Way.

Key substance for life found in asteroid samples

The discovery could hold clues to understanding the origins of life.

An enormous asteroid is going to make a close approach to Earth on May 27

The largest asteroid that will make a close approach to Earth this year.

Astronomers find 1701 new asteroid trails in Hubble images

Global Citizen Science Project Finds Over 1700 Asteroid Trails in Hubble Images

Climate cooling contributed to sulphurous end for the dinosaurs

The gases were ejected into the Earth’s atmosphere after a six-mile-wide asteroid slammed into the planet.

Meteorites that form the earth may have formed in the outer solar system

These asteroids formed in distant orbits and may help explain Earth's composition.

Earth Trojan Asteroid is the largest one yet found

By scanning the sky very close to the horizon at sunrise, the SOAR Telescope in Chile, part of Cerro-Tololo Inter-American Observatory, a Program of...

Study confirmed the frequency of asteroid collisions that formed Mars craters

Consistent asteroid showers rock previous thinking on Mars craters.

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