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Asteroid Collision

Big Asteroid Headed Back To Earth

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA says a big asteroid that whizzed by Earth last month unnoticed is probably nothing to worry about when it retur...

NASA Makes Statement On 2040 Asteroid Threat

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 12.24.2012 | Science

So the world didn't end this past week after all, and here's some more disappointing news for apocalypse-watchers: New information on Asteroid 2011 AG...

Risk Of Asteroid Impact Recalculated By NASA Astronomers

Posted 06.18.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/18/2012 10:20 AM EDT on SPACE.com A large asteroid that scientists initially thought could pose a threat to Ea...

Huge Asteroid's Weird Feature Explained By NASA 'Fly-by'

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.11.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- The giant asteroid Vesta got clobbered not once but twice, and it has the scars to prove it. Ever since the Hubble Space Telescope spi...

NASA Says Fewer Big Asteroids Passing Near Earth Than Previously Thought

| Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) In a time of budget woes and falling satellites, it's nice to get a little good news from NASA. ...

PHOTOS: NASA Demystifies Bizarre X-Shaped Intruder

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In January, NASA scientists spotted a mysterious X-shaped object hurtling through the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. They believed the object...

Asteroid Predicted To Hit Earth May Get Visit From NASA

National Geographic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The asteroid 1999 RQ36 made headlines last week with the announcement that the space rock could hit our planet in 2182. But a handful of scientists ha...

Asteroid Collision: Mysterious Space Debris Suggests Asteroids

Huffington Post | Amanda Ng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA scientists have spotted a mysterious X-shaped debris pattern with trailing streamers of dust that is unlike any image astronomers have seen befo...