Millimeter-sized stones formed our planet
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Millimeter-sized stones formed our planet

Fragments of asteroids regularly land on Earth as meteorites. If you examine such a find,…

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A Hot Start to the Origin of Life?
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A Hot Start to the Origin of Life?

DNA is synonymous with life, but where did it originate? One way to answer this…

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Fresh evidence for how water reached Earth found in asteroid debris
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Fresh evidence for how water reached Earth found in asteroid debris

Water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems,…

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Asteroid to Pass 6 Million Miles from Earth Today
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Asteroid to Pass 6 Million Miles from Earth Today

An asteroid, designated 1999 FN53, will safely pass more than 26 times the distance of…

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NASA Seeks Additional Information for Asteroid Redirect Mission Spacecraft
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NASA Seeks Additional Information for Asteroid Redirect Mission Spacecraft

NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking ideas from American companies for a…

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Supernova Hunting with Supercomputers
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Supernova Hunting with Supercomputers

Type Ia supernovae are famous for their consistency. Ironically, new observations suggest that their origins…

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Supernova Hits Star, Results Shocking
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Supernova Hits Star, Results Shocking

Santa Barbara, have witnessed a supernova smashing into a nearby star, shocking it, and creating…

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NRL Patents Compact Orbital Debris Sensor
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NRL Patents Compact Orbital Debris Sensor

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Geospace Science and Technology Branch, has received a U.S.…

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Unraveling the origins of lunar swirls
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Unraveling the origins of lunar swirls

As the closest object in the night sky, Earth’s moon and its craters have long…

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What Is The Difference Between Asteroids and Meteorites?
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What Is The Difference Between Asteroids and Meteorites?

Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites … It might be fair to say these rocks from space…

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