asteroids

A conspiracy theorist has revealed that the rise of asteroids skimming past Earth is a “sign the messiah is coming”. Alien world Nibiru – also known as Planet X – has long been prophesied to bring...

Barely a week goes by without news of a near-miss from an asteroid, and a NASA scientist wants the world to be better protected. The Solar System is full of objects, from tiny rocks barely bigger than...

One of the questions scientists often ask is where all the aliens are. In a galaxy teeming with planets; why haven’t we been contacted by another civilisation yet? One astrophysicist has a revolutionary...

Five huge asteroids will skim past Earth today, NASA has revealed. NASA’s Centre for Near Earth Object Studies tracks any nearby space rocks, and has revealed that five asteroids are set to make a...

An asteroid almost twice the size of a London bus will zip past Earth tomorrow – and NASA almost missed it. Known as 2019 TW1, the asteroid is estimated to be up to 16 metres (52ft) wide, and is...

Aliens could be using asteroids to spy on us, scientists have said. Since 1984, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) has been scouring the sky, hoping to eavesdrop on conversations between...

The idea of a metallic asteroid that erupts iron may sound like an object from a science-fiction blockbuster, but according a new study, it could very much be a reality. Researchers from Purdue University...

NASA reveals TWO asteroids will fly right through ‘Earth’s neighborhood’ starting tonight Asteroids are estimated to be about 400 to 850 feet and 950 to 2,100 in size First, called 2010...

Meteorites blasted from the surface of Mars when an asteroid hit the Red Planet 11 million years ago reveal that there was once running water below the surface. A group of these meteorites fell to Earth...

A massive asteroid that is nearly as big as the world's tallest building – the Burj Khalifa in Dubai – will zip past Earth early next month. Asteroid 2000 QW7, also known as 467317, will...

NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has warned that a killer asteroid could smash into the Earth within our lifetime, unless we do more to protect the planet. Speaking at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference in...

A football-sized asteroid – labeled 2018 GE3 – buzzed by Earth on April 16, 2018. (Texas A&M) Giant asteroids hurling their way towards Earth are harder to destroy than scientists...

An asteroid the size of Big Ben is currently hurtling towards our planet , NASA has warned. The space rock, dubbed 2013 MD8 will make a ‘close approach’ to our planet tomorrow afternoon, at which...

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the Milky Way is populated by an enormous number of objects. Our whole night sky is made up of evidence of that, every star you can see with your eye...

NASA has warned that an enormous asteroid the same size as a Jumbo Jet is currently hurtling towards our planet. The asteroid, dubbed 2019 BC3, will make a ‘close approach’ to Earth at around 17.59...

Earth is being struck by asteroids THREE times more often now than during the time of the dinosaurs 290 million years ago Astronomers dated meteor impacts on the surface of the moon for 1 billion years They...