Even with six months' notice, we can't stop an incoming asteroid.
A study looks at how to use nuclear detonations to prevent asteroids from hitting Earth.
The impact might have triggered the Ice Age.
Astrophysicist Michelle Thaller talks ISS and why NICER is so important.
You think you've had a day where everything that went wrong could? T-Rex has you beat.
The planet that we are searching for is a little bit smaller and closer than we originally thought.
MIT engineers devise a decision map to identify the best mission type to deflect an incoming asteroid.
The object, originally dubbed "Ultima Thule," was renamed to "Arrokoth" due to the connection between the word "Thule" and the Nazis.
The process of digging into hard questions makes the moment of discovery all the more satisfying.
The private sector may need the Outer Space Treaty to be updated before it can make any claims to celestial bodies or their resources.
Before the next big, dangerous, incoming rock arrives.
Objects coming into our solar system have an origins story to tell.
A surprise on the far side of the Moon.
A tiny grain found within a meteorite in Antarctica sheds light on how the solar system itself came to be.
A new computer model solves a pair of Jovian riddles.
Two space agencies plan missions to deflect an asteroid.
About 3.8 billion years ago, the inner planets were bombarded with a cataclysm of asteroids. Could Planet V have been the cause?
We knew the Chicxulub crater was massive. We just didn't know how widespread the damage actually was.
If a doomsday asteroid is set to collide with Earth, you're going to know about it – whether you want to or not.
New research identifies an unexpected source for some of earth's water.
Our friendly neighborhood gas giant serves as a cosmic catcher's mitt.
It's an asteroid, it's a comet, it's actually a spacecraft?
This meteorite is the oldest known volcanic rock in the solar system, dated at 4,565,000,000 years old.
Also known as the "Halloween Comet," a 2,000-foot-wide asteroid is expected to pass Earth on November 11.
Cryovolcanoes that eject ice instead of magma have been confirmed to exist on Ceres, which will help studying this formation on other planets and moons throughout the solar system.
While the Patriots battle the Eagles during Super Bowl LII, asteroid AJ129 is flying pretty close to Earth, cosmically speaking. But how close exactly will it be, and should you be concerned?
For the first time, an object from outside our solar system is observed traveling through our neighborhood.
What if we build from the sky down? NYC architects release designs for a skyscraper that would hang from an asteroid and travel between hemispheres.