Asteroid Dust Could Help Cool the Climate, Scientists Say
A new study links an asteroid collision to a cooling period and a burst of biodiversity 466 million years ago, and suggests that asteroid dust could help the climate crisis today.
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Scientists Find Direct Evidence of 'Day One' of Dinosaurs' Extinction
The apocalyptic 24 hours after a huge asteroid struck Earth is written into the center of an underwater impact crater.
Scientists Have Detected a Huge Anomaly Under the Moon’s Largest Crater
An object five times larger than Hawaii’s Big Island is embedded miles under an impact crater on the far side of the Moon.
A Meteor More Powerful Than 10 Atomic Bombs Exploded Over the Bering Sea
The December 18 fireball created the biggest airburst since the Chelyabinsk meteor of 2013.
Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun
It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
NASA Successfully Landed Its Digging Robot on Mars
InSight is the first Mars mission to focus on the red planet’s interior, and will drill a hole five meters into its surface.
Scientists Discover Hidden Asteroid Crater Under a Mile of Greenland Ice
Research partially funded by Carlsberg beer company found an asteroid impact underneath Greenland’s Hiawatha Glacier.
Scientists Who Discovered Blunt-Shaped Asteroid Say It Is Almost Definitely Not Aliens
A letter from Harvard University scholars asserts that the blunt-shaped ‘Oumuamua object may be an alien probe, but the scientists who rolled the spliff are killing the buzz.
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Please Let the Giant Skull Asteroid End Us All
Bring it on.
Aretha the Legend Is Gone; Aretha the Asteroid Orbits On
Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, has died at 76. But her legacy will not be forgotten.
This Huge Asteroid Was Spotted Only One Day Before It Whizzed By Earth
It was the closest miss in recorded history.
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These Stunning Blue Alien Crystals Contain Water and Organic Molecules
Asteroids have been spitballing life juice at each other for billions of years, and we have the receipts.