asteroid

Asteroid that slammed into Earth 66 million years ago DID wipe out the dinosaurs while volcanic eruptions from the Deccan Traps helped life recover, study shows Researchers looked at the Chicxulub asteroid...

Killer asteroids could be tied to smaller cosmic objects with cables to stop a catastrophic impact on Earth, study reveals Scientist work tirelessly to design a plan in the event an asteroid heads for...

Ancient asteroid impacts ‘created the building blocks of life’ on Earth – and possibly Mars too – seabed crater simulations reveal Researchers recreated the conditions found inside...

Skyscraper-sized asteroid travelling at 11,000mph will zip past Earth at a distance of 3.1 million miles this weekend The asteroid has been called 163348 (2002 NN4) and was first spotted in 2002 It will...

Bizarre ‘asteroid’ with a TAIL of gas spotted orbiting the Sun at the same distance as Jupiter turns out to be a comet ‘in disguise’ The asteroid was first spotted in 2019 and...

Did an asteroid create life on Earth? Scientists float theory after finding impact that wiped out the dinosaurs created a network of waterways 2,300ft below the crater Scientists took rock samples from...

Asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 66million years ago crashed into Earth at ‘the deadliest possible angle’ of 60 degrees which maximised production of greenhouse gases Researchers led...

Asteroid the size of a VAN that went undetected by astronomers until the last moment comes within 9,000 miles of Earth in one of the closest flybys on record The object, called 2020 JJ, is relatively...

Asteroid half the size of Mount Everest is set to fly by Earth next week and an image shows the object ‘wearing a mask’ similar to the scientist observing it amid the coronavirus pandemic An...

The asteroid Ryugu has a texture that is highly porous, new images from a Japanese spacecraft reveal. “It is something like freeze-[dried] coffee,” planetary scientist Tatsuaki Okada of the Japanese...

Asteroid the size of Mount Everest set to fly by Earth next month that is ‘large enough to cause global effects’ if it collides with our planet – but experts say it is not expected to...

Asteroid bigger than the Empire State Building that zipped past Earth last week has its own miniature MOON The bigger of the two discovered space rocks has a diameter of over 1,470 feet  The smaller...

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs and nearly wiped out all life on Earth was good for bacteria and caused it to flourish, study claims An asteroid impact 66 million years ago was enough to ‘stop...

Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 22 Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 22 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Researchers have discovered the Earth's oldest asteroid...

Study: ‘Extraterrestrial’ asteroid impact caused ice age and wildfires 13K years ago A new study has found evidence of an ‘extraterrestrial’ asteroid impact in South Carolina....

Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 10 Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 10 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com Asteroid Bennu, which could provide answers to questions...