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On the first day of the year 1801, Italian astronomer Gioacchino Giuseppe Maria Ubaldo Nicolò Piazzi found a previously uncharted “tiny star” near the constellation of Taurus. The following night Piazzi again observed this newfound...Meteorites & impacts
The first-ever mission to demonstrate an asteroid deflection technique for planetary defense — the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) — is moving from concept development to...Meteorites & impacts
A team of Korean astronomers uses imaging from the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph (GMOS) on Gemini North to characterize the rotation of active asteroid P/2010 A2’s largest fragment. The...Meteorites & impacts
The United Nations has declared 30 June to be International Asteroid Day, and ESA is joining other space agencies, astronauts, scientists and even rock stars for a 24-hour global telethon.
To...Meteorites & impacts
Derelict satellites could in future be grappled and removed from key orbits around Earth with a space tug using magnetic forces.This same magnetic attraction or repulsion is also being...Meteorites & impacts
NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission has released its third year of survey data, with the spacecraft discovering 97 previously unknown celestial...Meteorites & impacts
Since the earliest days of our solar system’s history, asteroid impacts have shaped the planets and contributed to their evolution. New research funded by NASA shows that Mars experienced...Meteorites & impacts
Violent winds and shockwaves would account for more than 60 per cent of lives lost if an asteroid were to hit the Earth, according to a new University of Southampton-led study.
Researchers...Meteorites & impacts
LISA Pathfinder, a mission led by ESA (the European Space Agency) with contributions from NASA, has successfully demonstrated critical technologies needed to build a space-based observatory...Meteorites & impacts
A relatively large near-Earth asteroid discovered nearly three years ago will fly safely past Earth on April 19 at a distance of about 1.1 million miles (1.8 million kilometers), or about 4.6...Meteorites & impacts
At first glance this scene may seem nothing out of the ordinary, but the large elongated crater marks the imprint of an impacting body that may have broken into three before it hit...Meteorites & impacts
This image from the HiRISE instrument on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was acquired to take a closer look at a circular feature that might be an impact structure on the South Polar...Meteorites & impacts
While orbiting the Moon in 1971, the crew of Apollo 15 photographed a strange geological feature — a bumpy, D-shaped depression about two miles long and a mile wide — that has fascinated...Meteorites & impacts
Satellites have been mapping the upper part of the Earth’s magnetic field by collecting data for three years and found some amazing features about the Earth’s crust.
The result is the release...Meteorites & impacts