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5 planets will parade across the sky in a rare astronomical event, as an asteroid the size of a skyscraper approaches Earth

More than half of the planets in the solar system will align on Monday in a rarely seen spectacle, arcing into one corner of...

Huge asteroid the size of Big Ben will get closer to Earth than the MOON on Saturday

A massive asteroid nearly the size of London's iconic Big Ben clock tower will come within 107,500 miles (173,000 km) of Earth on Saturday...

NASA warns a mass-extinction causing asteroid more likely to hit our planet than previously thought

NASA scientists reveal that Earth is at greater risk of asteroid impact than previously believed.The stark warning comes from James Garvin, the Chief Scientist...

Incredible images show the aftermath of NASA’s asteroid deflection test

Incredible images have been revealed of the swirling clouds of dust produced when NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft hit an asteroid.The refrigerator-sized...

NASA warns city-destroying asteroid could smash into Earth on Valentine’s Day 2046

NASA has warned that an asteroid the size of the Leaning Tower of Pisa could hit Earth on Valentine's Day in 2046. 2023 DW,...

How to survive a killer asteroid impact if a NASA deflecting mission fails

Although NASA recently confirmed it can deflect a deadly asteroid from a path toward Earth, people are still wondering how they would survive if...

NASA’s asteroid deflection test shaved 33 minutes off the rock’s orbit

It was a plan more like a blockbuster movie script: to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid to throw the space rock off course.Remarkably,...


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