Comets are pristine remnants left over from the solar system's formation 4.6 billion years ago, rather than younger fragments created by collisions between larger bodies, a new stu...
NASA's new asteroid-sampling mission will do a lot of interesting things, but helping prepare humanity for Earth's
A huge asteroid hurtling through space at 63,000mph could one day hit Earth causing "immense suffering and death", astronomers say.
A gem of a meteorite found in Antarctica is studded with pieces of opal, a crystal that is associated with water.
It seems the moon is not Earth's only cosmic companion.
NASA has awarded funding to California-based company Made in Space to develop technology that may see asteroids become self-propelled spacecraft
Seeking to lead the way in Europe to promote commercial ventures in space, Luxembourg is making a small but symbolic bet on the idea of mining asteroids.
Streaking at a speed of about 40,200 miles per hour, an asteroid zipped across the Arizona sky on Thursday morning, lighting up the night with a fireball, triggering sonic booms, a...
In this eerie, short video shot by a dashboard camera in a Portland, Maine police cruiser, a huge fireball drops from the sky, giving officers on duty more than they bargained for ...
If something slams into Jupiter and two strangers a thousand miles away from each other film it, does it count?