Can an asteroid passing through the atmosphere explain the largest impact event in recorded history?
A special group of asteroids could tell us a lot about the formation of our solar system! The authors of today’s paper take steps to discover their secrets.
We know an asteroid impact killed the dinosaurs – are we prepared if we find another Near Earth Object on a collision course with our planet?
A brief summary of some of the major space missions that are planning to launch in the 2020s.
Come learn more about one of NASA’s upcoming missions — Lucy — which will be exploring asteroids!
Yes, ‘Oumuamua is weird; and no, it is probably not a probe sent by an alien civilization. Sometimes scientists (and journalists) should be a little more careful when making (and reporting on) extraordinary claims, especially when the word “alien” is involved.