Dino-killing asteroid sped up bird evolution
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Dino-killing asteroid sped up bird evolution

Human activities could change the pace of evolution, similar to what occurred 66 million years…

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Fireball over the Netherlands
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Fireball over the Netherlands

A bright fireball occurred over the Netherlands on 21 September 2017 at 19:00 UTC (21:00…

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Large Asteroid to Safely Pass Earth on Sept. 1
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Large Asteroid to Safely Pass Earth on Sept. 1

Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on Sept. 1, 2017,…

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Korean Astronomers Dissect a Fragmented Asteroid
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Korean Astronomers Dissect a Fragmented Asteroid

A team of Korean astronomers uses imaging from the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph (GMOS) on Gemini…

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ESA marks #Asteroid Day
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ESA marks #Asteroid Day

The United Nations has declared 30 June to be International Asteroid Day, and ESA is…

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Magnetic space tug could target dead satellites
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Magnetic space tug could target dead satellites

Derelict satellites could in future be grappled and removed from key orbits around Earth with…

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Study highlights deadliest effects of hypothetical asteroid strike
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Study highlights deadliest effects of hypothetical asteroid strike

Violent winds and shockwaves would account for more than 60 per cent of lives lost…

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Upper part of Earth’s magnetic field reveals a dramatic past
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Upper part of Earth’s magnetic field reveals a dramatic past

Satellites have been mapping the upper part of the Earth’s magnetic field by collecting data…

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Research proposes new theories about nature of Earth’s iron
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Research proposes new theories about nature of Earth’s iron

New research challenges the prevailing theory that the unique nature of Earth’s iron was the…

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Heavy Metal: Comet-driven megafauna extinction?
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Heavy Metal: Comet-driven megafauna extinction?

Roughly 13,000 years ago, large ice-age mammals known as megafauna — horses, camels, mammoths, mastodons and…

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