New Evidence That Comets Could Contain the Building Blocks Of Life

Large comets may have liquid cores, which raises new questions about life beyond Earth.

April 5, 2016

The US and Europe are planning to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid

If the planned collision is a success, then this might become our go-to method for protecting Earth from future asteroid collisions

October 1, 2015

If You Could See the Asteroids Near Earth, What Would our Sky Look Like?

The short answer: pretty crowded.

July 10, 2015

By Repurposing Sunlight, A New Laser System Hopes to Power Spacecraft and Protect the Earth from Asteroids

Dr. Richard Fork receives patent for his laser system that collects energy from sunlight and redirects it towards threatening space objects

June 9, 2015

Bennu Is More Than An Asteroid, It’s a Story of Our Origins

Born from the rubble of a violent collision, hurled through space for millions of years and dismembered by the gravity of planets, asteroid Bennu had a tough life in a rough neighborhood: the early...

November 23, 2014