Astronomers have set a new record, taking the measure of a tiny space rock just 6 feet wide.
NASA and FEMA already know what to do in case an asteroid is seen heading toward Earth.
NASA formalized the PDCO for early detection of asteroid collision and prevention of Armageddon.
Stephen Hawking hinted that an asteroid might cause the end of the world in a thousand years.
Researchers working on the crater left by an asteroid that killed the dinosaurs found out that sea levels were much lower in the last Ice Age.
A newly designed NASA's tool named Scout helps detect dangerous asteroids before they hit the Earth.
Scientists are formulating ways on how to protect the universe, especially humans.
The American space agency wants to investigate a unique metal world in space and is currently deciding to send a rocket to it.
"Intruder Alert" system will warn earth of potential asteroid crashes that could wipe out cities -- or worse, humanity as a whole.
Speculations have been rife recently that a powerful asteroid is headed towards Earth, and will lead to an extinction level destruction.
Asteroid mining is still in its infancy—no would-be miners have managed to land on a space rock, much less harvest the water and metals locked away inside of it. But if a spate of recent announcements are any indicator, private companies might lead the charge.
A small asteroid just made a very close flyby past Earth's geosynchronous satellites. It almost went unnoticed, with scientists discovering the nuisance space rock just two days before its close encounter.