Tuesday, June 15, 2021
The Chicxulub crater, in North America’s Yucatan Peninsula, is living proof of the devastating impact of asteroids – as a space rock is believed to have struck Earth and led to the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event, in which 75 percent of plant...
On January 3 2021, a space rock is set to swing by the orbit of our planet in what NASA is describing as a "near Earth" passing. The asteroid is known as 2020 YA1, and at 16 meters wide,...
A space rock bigger than four African Bush Elephants – the largest of the elephants – is shooting towards Earth, with it set to arrive while 2020 is still fresh. The asteroid, which has a diameter of 13 metres, has...
Police are investigating a mysterious "large fireball falling to the earth" spotted in Salem, Oregon, in the southwest of Polk County.The fiery trail was reported by a local resident around 4:50 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, according to Lt....
An asteroid possibly bigger than the Eiffel Tower is expected to fly past Earth next week. NASA has classified the huge space rock as "potentially hazardous." The asteroid will travel at a speed nearly equivalent to 20 times...
Amateur astronomers are in for a treat tonight (March 5) because the asteroid's flyby will be broadcast live over the internet. Apophis is racing around the Sun on a trajectory that will bring it exceptionally close to our planet in just...
An asteroid given the tag 2020 XU6 is gearing up for a near Earth approach. The space rock is hurtling through the solar system, and will come near Earth in the coming weeks. 2020 XU6 is a staggering 213...
A meteor streaked through the night sky over Vermont on Sunday (March 7), creating a spectacular light show and causing Earth-shaking booms as it burned through the atmosphere.The meteor's explosive passage through the atmosphere released the equivalent of 440...
An impact with the 1,214ft-wide (370m) asteroid could be cataclysmic by killing millions and levelling an entire continent. As a result, astronomers are keenly tracking the asteroid’s trajectory to predict the odds of impact in the near future. According...
You might want to mark your calender on March 21, 2021 because at around 11:03 a.m. ET a gigantic asteroid, 231937 (2001 FO32), is going to go skimming by Earth at a speed of about 21 miles per second.Why, yes,...

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