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Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): Researchers have said that the asteroid that was responsible for destroying dinosaurs may also have been capable of catapulting life to Mars and the moons of Jupiter.
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Scientists have long known that an asteroid or comet crashed into a shallow sea near what is now the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico about 65 million years ago, but up until recently, they've never been able to see its crater.
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new research has revealed that smaller asteroids could cause bigger problems.
Why surfaces of most asteroids appear redder than meteorites Nov 19, 10:06 am
Washington, Nov. 19 (ANI): A scientist has claimed to have found the reason behind surfaces of most asteroids appearing redder than meteorites-the remnants of asteroids that have crashed to Earth.
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Astronomers have found a "weird and freakish object", resembling a rotating lawn sprinkler, in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Astronomers establish high-inclination asteroids` strength Nov 6, 9:51 am
Washington, Nov. 6 (ANI): Astronomers used the Subaru Prime Focus Camera (Suprime-Cam) that is mounted on the Subaru Telescope to observe faint asteroids that have highly inclined orbits.
U.N. approves network to monitor near-Earth objects Nov 4, 2:44 pm
Tokyo, November 4 (ANI): The U.N. General Assembly has reportedly set up an international network to monitor near-Earth objects and alter their trajectories to prevent impact.
Call for destroying 'killer' asteroids posing threats to Earth Oct 28, 2:30 pm
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Association of Space Explorers (ASE), a professional society of astronauts and cosmonauts, have issued a challenge to the global community to take the next step to confront the threat from dangerous asteroids.
Call for tracking, destroying asteroids that pose threats to Earth Oct 27, 12:27 pm
Tokyo, Oct 27 (ANI): Astronaut Soichi Noguchi dnd his predecessors in New York City have ask world governments to prepare to protect humanity from asteroids on a collision course with Earth.
NASA increases odds of killer 1,300-foot-wide asteroid's chances of hitting Earth in 2032 Oct 25, 2:07 pm
Washington, Oct. 25 (ANI): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has reportedly revealed that the chances of the 1,300-foot-wide asteroid impacting Earth have increased following ongoing investigations.
New 'eye in sky' warning system to help detect 'dangerous' asteroids Oct 21, 10:40 am
Washington, Oct. 21 (ANI): A 800-million-pound early warning system to find asteroids that are on a potential collision course with the Earth is set to be launched next month by European Space Agency.
Close call from asteroid in 2032 no cause for concern, says NASA Oct 20, 11:31 am
Washington, Oct. 20 (ANI): NASA has said that the big asteroid that passed by Earth last month is going to come back in next 19 years but they say that it's nothing to worry about.
1,300-foot wide 'dangerous' asteroid to zip past Earth in 2032 Oct 19, 9:29 am
Washington, Oct. 19 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a large asteroid that is zipping past Earth and have said that it is set to return on August 26, 2032.
Washington, Oct. 8 (ANI): A physics professor has suggested that an early-warning telescope should be built to search for asteroids - about the size of a football field.
How building blocks of life formed inside asteroids Oct 2, 10:57 am
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): Researchers have proposed a theory, which is based on a richer, more accurate image of magnetic fields and solar winds in the early solar system, and a mechanism known as multi-fluid magneto-hydrodynamics, that may help explain ancient heating of the asteroid belt.
Lasers may be key to nudging small asteroids away from Earth Sep 29, 10:01 am
Washington, Sept. 29 (ANI): Researchers have proposed a space-based laser system to NASA that could turn out to be a cost-effective way to nudge small asteroids away from a collision course with Earth.
How NASA plans to lasso an asteroid Sep 13, 11:32 am
Melbourne, Sept. 13 (ANI): NASA has revealed that it is planning to capture an asteroid and tow it back to the moon for study.
Near-earth asteroid '3552 Don Quixote' is actually a comet Sep 11, 8:52 am
Washington, Sept. 11 (ANI): A large near-Earth object that was believed to be an asteroid has now been classified as a comet.
Sun-grazing asteroid `Phaethon` confirmed as rock comet Sep 11, 8:52 am
Washington, Sept. 11 (ANI): The Sun-grazing asteroid, Phaethon, has a comet-like tail of dust particles that is blown backwards by Sun's radiation pressure.
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Dartmouth researchers have for the first time, linked a cataclysmic meteor impact in Canada to the start of civilisation.
Trojan asteroid shares orbit with Uranus Aug 30, 10:17 am
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): UBC astronomers have discovered the first Trojan asteroid sharing the orbit of Uranus.
NASA to revive asteroid-hunting probe Aug 22, 9:11 am
Washington, August 22 (ANI): NASA is bringing a space probe, which helped discover tens of thousands of asteroids throughout the solar system, out of its hibernation.
NASA to embark upon 'controversial' Asteroid Redirect Mission Aug 19, 10:39 am
Wellington, August 19 (ANI): NASA is on a lookout for a asteroid in space, which is circling the Sun and is passing close to Earth.
NASA unveils map of threatening asteroids poised to strike Earth Aug 17, 11:21 am
London, Aug 17 (ANI): NASA has released a map of all the known asteroids that are passing Earth within a close range.
20 more Chelyabinsk type 'killer rocks' could explode over Earth Aug 12, 12:46 pm
Melbourne, August 12 (ANI): Astronomers have said that the meteor that exploded over Russia's Chelyabinsk city, injuring more than 1000 earlier this year, was not a one-off and that there are 20 more lurking in similar path.
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