Asteroids

Scientists Just Discovered That An Asteroid May Have Ended 'snowball Earth' 2.2 Billion Years Ago

Some 2.2 billion years ago, an asteroid slammed into the Earth, leaving behind a massive, 43-mile-wide crater in what's now Western Australia.       
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Astronomers Find Exceptionally Rare Asteroid Entirely Inside Venus’ Orbit

While most asteroids are typically located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, the astronomers found a rather unique one, moving around Venus.
Related topics: Space, Mars, Jupiter

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Kyoto Fireball Was Caused By A Chunk Falling Off Potentially Hazardous Asteroid

A fireball lit up the night sky over Kyoto, Japan in 2017. Astronomers have now determined where it came from.
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Esa Recruits Amateur Astronomers Ahead Of Hera Asteroid Mission

The European Space Agency is looking to recruit amateur astronomers to help characterize possible secondary targets for the upcoming Hera asteroid rendezvous mission. The post ESA Recruits Amateur Astronomers Ahead of Hera Asteroid Mission appeared...
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Nasa Detects Five Massive Asteroids Heading For Earth This Weekend

NASA has warned that a total of five massive asteroids will approach Earth this weekend. According to the agency, the biggest asteroid in the group is larger than the Washington Monument. The first asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Saturday...
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An Asteroid Has Been Found That Orbits The Sun Closer Than Venus

Astronomers at Caltech’s Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) have discovered an asteroid that orbits inside Venus. Though other asteroids have a portion of their orbit inside Venus’, this is the first one with an orbit that is completely...
Related topics: Sun, Space, Scientific Discoveries

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In Death Of Dinosaurs, It Was All About The Asteroid—not Volcanoes

Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international, Yale-led team of researchers. It was all about the asteroid.
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Nasa Warns Of Two Asteroids Currently Heading For Earth

NASA’s asteroid monitoring system is currently tracking two asteroids that are expected to dangerously approach Earth tonight. If these asteroids would end up colliding with the planet, they could cause explosions equivalent to multiple atomic...
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Active Asteroid Unveils Fireball Identity

At around 1 a.m. local standard time on April 29, 2017, a fireball flew over Kyoto, Japan. Compared to other fireballs spotted from Earth, it was relatively bright and slow. Now, scientists have determined not only what the fireball was, but also...

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This Newly Discovered Asteroid Is The Second-closest Natural Object To The Sun

Excluding Mercury, this newly discovered asteroid has the smallest known aphelion distance in our entire solar system.
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Virtual Telescope Project Confirms 2020 Av2— The First Asteroid Found To Move Entirely Inside The...

Gianluca Masi, an astrophysicist working on the Virtual Telescope Project,which he founded, has announced the confirmation of 2020 AV2—the first asteroid orbiting entirely within the orbit of Venus. Masi describes on the Virtual Telescope Project...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space, Astrophysics

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There's A Cling-on Off The Starboard Bow... Small Moon Spotted Orbiting Asteroid Nasa's Lucy Will...

Tch-oh, you wait for one cosmic rock and then two show up A relatively small rock was spotted orbiting asteroid Eurybates this month by scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope. Luckily enough, that's the same asteroid NASA's Lucy probe is aiming...
Related topics: Moon, Space, NASA, Telescopes, Hubble Space Telescope

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Nasa: Three Asteroids Including City-killer Neo Currently Headed For Earth

NASA’s automated asteroid tracking system is monitoring three space rocks that will approach Earth tomorrow. One of the incoming asteroids has been labeled potentially hazardous since it could cause serious damage to the planet during an impact...
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Nasa: Asteroid That Could Cause High-altitude Explosion Arriving Tomorrow

NASA warned that an asteroid is expected to dangerously approach Earth tomorrow. If the space rock were to hit the planet, it could cause a violent explosion in the atmosphere.
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Fossilized Seashells Show Signs Of Ocean Acidification Before Dinosaur-annihilating Asteroid

New evidence gleaned from Antarctic seashells confirms that Earth was already unstable before the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs.
Related topics: Dinosaurs, Paleontology, Antarctic

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Found: Crater From Asteroid Impact That Covered 10% Of Earth's Surface In Debris

The crater sits beneath a plain of hardened lava formed after the meteorite's impact.
Related topics: Lava, Meteorites

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Nasa’s 2020 Hype Video Gives Us A Whole Lot To Look Forward To

For NASA, 2019 was a big year. The space agency spent the year studying asteroids up close, prepping soon-to-be-launch missions to Mars, and hashed out plans for the Artemis missions that will return astronauts to the lunar surface. 2020? Well, it's...
Related topics: NASA, Space, Science Videos, Mars, Astronaut

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Scientist Proposes Moving Entire Solar System Using Stellar Engine

A controversial study proposed using a stellar engine to move the entire solar system to a different location. According to a scientist, this will enable Earth to avoid a destructive asteroid shower or supernova event.
Related topics: Space, Supernova

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The Public Helped Nasa Pick A Landing Site On Asteroid Bennu

Citizen scientists have painstakingly identified and flagged potential hazards like boulders on asteroid Bennu to help find the perfect landing spot for the OSIRIS-REx craft.
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What Do They Know? Us And Russia Both Developing Plans To Deal With Incoming Asteroids

What Do They Know? US And Russia Both Developing Plans To Deal With Incoming Asteroids Authored by Michael Snyder via TheMostImportantNews.com, When the Russians take decisive action, it is usually for a reason. As you will see below,...

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