Recently, many blogs and web postings have claimed that an asteroid will impact Earth at some point between Sept. 15 and Sept. 18. Fortunately for Earthlings everywhere, though, this isn't true.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is continuing to study the tiny world, Ceres. Now, a new flyover has resulted in a video that shows off a pyramid-shaped mountain and bright spots located on Ceres.
NASA is tracking a mysterious group of asteroid outcasts with NEOWISE. They've spotted a family of space rocks near the asteroid-rich abyss between Mars and Jupiter in order to learn a bit more about them.
On July 25, scientists discovered a mile-long asteroid that raced past Earth at about 45,000 miles per hour and a safe distance of 5.4 million miles away.
Scientists have taken a closer look at a near-Earth asteroids that zipped by our planet on July 7. The findings reveal a bit more about this rare, close encounter with the asteroid.
A massive asteroid slammed into Earth about 66 million years ago, causing the mass extinction of the dinosaurs. But dinosaurs weren't the only ones to disappear. Scientists have found that mollusks may have also vanished after this catastrophic event.
Asteroids and comets may not just have delivered water to Earth. It turns out that this delivery may be taking place in many other planetary systems, just like it happened on our own planet.
It turns out that the asteroid that slammed into Earth about 66 million years ago and killed off the dinosaurs probably rang our planet like a bell. The results were massive volcanic eruptions around the globe.
Scientists may have found out not only how asteroids formed, but also how our planet was created.
Where did the largest asteroid impacts occur on our planet? It turns out that Australia holds the record.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is approaching its historical rendezvous with the dwarf planet Ceres. Now, it's returned new images captured on its approach, revealing new features of the dwarf planet.