A comet, larger than the dinosaur-killer asteroid, is approaching Earth, says NASA; Will it hit us?

A comet, larger than the dinosaur-killer asteroid, is approaching Earth, says NASA;  Will it hit us?

An enormous comet which is estimated to be much larger than the asteroid that killed all dinosaurs will be approaching the Earth soon, says NASA. Can it strike our planet? Find out below. It’s not often when we get a visit from celestial bodies that are larger than a couple of kilometers. We have already … Read more

Astronomers Unveil The Most Detailed Map of The Metal Asteroid Psyche Yet

Astronomers Unveil The Most Detailed Map of The Metal Asteroid Psyche Yet

If you wanted to do a forensic study of the Solar System, you might head for the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. That’s where you can find ancient rocks from the Solar System’s early days. Out there in the cold vacuum of space, far from the Sun, asteroids are largely untouched by space … Read more

Potential ‘origin of life’ found on asteroid by Japanese scientists

Potential ‘origin of life’ found on asteroid by Japanese scientists

A study on the asteroid Ryugu titled “Samples returned from the asteroid Ryugu are similar to Ivuna-type carbonaceous meteorites“has been published in the journal Science. Researchers have analyzed samples retrieved from the Ryugu asteroid by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa2 spacecraft after a six-year mission to visit the asteroid about 300 million kilometers … Read more

Gaia to shed new light on Milky Way Galaxy, asteroids, stars and more today! Watch it LIVE online, know when and where

Gaia to shed new light on Milky Way Galaxy, asteroids, stars and more today!  Watch it LIVE online, know when and where

The European Space Agency and Gaia mission representatives will release new data today revealing new insights into the Solar System, Milky Way galaxy, asteroids, and wider cosmic neighborhood. Here is when and where to watch the event live online. New data will be released by the European Space Agency (ESA) from its Milky Way Galaxy-charting … Read more

NASA’s Delayed Psyche Launch Presents Major Headache for Ride-Along Mission

NASA’s Delayed Psyche Launch Presents Major Headache for Ride-Along Mission

Artist’s conception of the twin Janus probes. Image: Lockheed Martin A software glitch has caused the delay of Psyche, a NASA mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid. Two small probes are being included in the launch, but the postponement means they might not be able to rendezvous with their respective target asteroids. Psyche, a probe … Read more

Asteroid Ryugu samples contain ‘clues to origin of life’: Japan scientists

Asteroid Ryugu samples contain ‘clues to origin of life’: Japan scientists

Asteroid dust collected by a Japanese space probe contains organic material that shows some of the building blocks of life on Earth may have been formed in space, scientists. Pristine material from the asteroid Ryugu was brought back to Earth in 2020 after a six-year mission to the celestial body around 300 million kilometers away. … Read more

Has NASA found Hell? Strange planet where clouds rain lava and everything is burning found; check details

Has NASA found Hell?  Strange planet where clouds rain lava and everything is burning found;  check details

The Spitzer Space Telescope of NASA has discovered a hell-like planet clouds rain lava. Know more details about this strange space rock. If we have learned anything from the various space exploration missions conducted by NASA, it’s that the universe can be extremely strange. Weird even. We have discovered exoplanets (planets that orbit a star … Read more

NASA: Whopping 160-ft asteroid speeding towards Earth at 26,000 kmph

NASA: Whopping 160-ft asteroid speeding towards Earth at 26,000 kmph

NASA confirmed that a giant asteroid is hurtling toward Earth. Does it pose any risk? Just a week after a giant asteroid, much bigger than the tallest building in the World, Burj-Khalifa, passed near Earth, there is another one that will make a close pass soon. According to NASA, a giant rock that measures around … Read more

New Algorithm Detected Over a Hundred Asteroids After Studying Old Telescope Data

New Algorithm Detected Over a Hundred Asteroids After Studying Old Telescope Data

A new algorithm that studied ancient telescope data discovered over 100 undiscovered asteroids. Over 100 asteroids previously undetectable in archival sky photos have been discovered by researchers using a new astrodynamics technique. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Asteroids Asteroids are stony objects that remained after the solar system was formed around 4 billion years ago. These stony … Read more

What are asteroids and why do they come so frighteningly close to Earth? NASA tells us

What are asteroids and why do they come so frighteningly close to Earth?  NASA tells us

As the largest asteroid of 2022 flew past the Earth on May 27th, the question arises: what are asteroids, how are they formed and why do so many of them approach so frightfully close to our planet? NASA reveals the truth. Last week, we witnessed the largest asteroid of the year 2022 make its way … Read more