A smallish asteroid zoomed past Earth Jan. 9.
A NASA scientist is warning that Earth is due for an “extinction-level” event like a comet or asteroid strike — and claims there won’t be anything we can do to stop it.
Citizens of Earth, get out your calendars.
Astronomers have set a new record, taking the measure of a tiny space rock just 6 feet wide.
About 65 million years ago, a huge asteroid slammed into the Earth.
It's a scary scenario: an asteroid headed for Earth, just four years away from slamming into our home planet.
The largest metallic asteroid in the solar system may have water on its surface, astronomers have found.
Million of years in the past, a comet or an asteroid might have slammed into the Earth at an important time in its climatic history.
Computerized modeling of Mars’ moon Phobos has a connection with keeping the Earth safe from asteroids, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced.
The first NASA explorer of its kind took off on a seven-year quest Thursday, chasing after a big, black, unexplored asteroid to gather a few handfuls of gravel for return to Earth.