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The images were made by scientists using NASA's 230-foot-wide Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif. The big asteroid
To learn even more about the comet, the Rosetta probe is scheduled to deploy its robotic lander, Philae, to the surface of
"While this celestial object does not appear to pose any threat to Earth or satellites," according to NASA, "its close approach
The first of these shocks likely occurred around 910 million years ago and the second 620 million years ago. This latter
Dr. Philipp Heck, curator of meteorites and polar studies at the Field Museum in Chicago, made the comparison to the iconic
This concept image shows an astronaut retrieving a sample from the captured asteroid. Image released Aug. 22, 2013. NASA's
Some researchers think impacts on early Earth could have delivered chemicals essential for life, such as amino acids and
The space agency is drawing up bold plans to capture a near-Earth asteroid and drag it back to a stable lunar orbit, where
"At that moment I realized that I had seen a very rare and extraordinary event," Jose Madiedo, a professor at the University
Experts may have all the answers, but let's face it: kids have all the best questions. Today, 8-year-old Leila shares her rock collection and wonders how all the rocks she found were originally formed. What gives rocks their shapes and colors?
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An asteroid the size of three football fields is set to make a close brush of Earth on Monday (Feb. 17), and you can watch
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The museum will display the Diepenveen meteorite along with all four of the other Dutch meteorites on Jan. 18 and Jan. 19
Scientists know life on Earth began more than 3.8 billion years ago, but exactly how it began has long been an unanswered question. Now a scientist in Texas believes he has the answer.
Scientists know life on Earth began more than 3.8 billion years ago, but exactly how it began has long been an unanswered
Joe Rao serves as an instructor and guest lecturer at New York's Hayden Planetarium. He writes about astronomy for Natural
NASA scientists, astronomers around the world and amateur observers with backyard telescopes devote their lives and free
If that sounds like hyperbole, consider this: experts say there are about a million near-Earth asteroids that are large enough