New insights on the origin of the triple asteroid system (87) Sylvia
Combining observations from the world's largest telescopes with those from smaller instruments used by amateur astronomers, a team of scientists has discovered that the large main-belt asteroid (87) Sylvia ...
The abundance of water in asteroid fragments
A new study could provide insights about the abundance of water in fragments from a famous asteroid.
Earth hit by double asteroids 458 million years ago
Some 458 million years ago, Earth was whacked in a double asteroid strike, leaving craters visible in Sweden today, space scientists reported on Thursday.
Asteroid 2014 SC324 zips by Earth Friday afternoon
What a roller coaster week it's been. If partial eclipses and giant sunspots aren't your thing, how about a close flyby of an Earth-approaching asteroid? 2014 SC324 was discovered on September 30 this ...