A Huge Asteroid Missed Earth on Sunday and No One Saw it Coming
It was the closest miss in recorded history.
This Asteroid Hunter Is Tasked With Saving Earth from Killer Impacts
Lindley Johnson is NASA’s Planetary Defense Officer and in many ways, the fate of the Earth rests in his hands. But he’s not stressed about it.
The Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Probably Caused a 30-Year Winter
A new study provides best evidence yet of how the "Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event" went down.
Satirical Doc Asks, "Are We Ready for Armageddon?"
Investigating what a real life Deep Impact-style scenario might look like—in a playful and gentle way.
Is Earth in Danger Now That Australia Can't Track Comets?
We asked an astronomer, who told us yes, it might be.