asteroid

    Total lunar eclipse: A blood red Moon will grace the night skies this weekend, providing longer than usual thrills for stargazers. The celestial action unfolds Sunday night into early Monday morning, with the moon bathed in the reflected red and orange hu...
    Satellites help run the internet and television and are central to the Global Positioning System (GPS). They enable modern weather forecasting, help scientists track environmental degradation and play a huge role in modern military technology.Nations that...
    NASA has made a fascinating discovery. It has found fragments of the same asteroid which struck the Earth 66 million years ago to destroy dinosaurs and start a mini ice age. The finding is not only scientifically relevant but also historically significant...
    In just 72 hours, the Earth will need to brace itself for a potential asteroid strike. According to NASA, an asteroid which is larger than the Empire State Building in New York City will come dangerously close to our planet. This 1,600-feet wide asteroid ...
    Lunar Eclipse 2022: The year’s first lunar eclipse is soon going to take place and it will display a fascinating ‘Blood Moon’ to the inhabitants of the Earth. The stars, the Moon, the Sun and everything that lies between them, it will be really fascinatin...
    It all began late one night in June 2004, with a small dot swimming into view through the optics of the Kitt Peak National Observatory in the mountains of Arizona. Astronomer Fabrizio Bernardi and two of his colleagues flagged the dot as a possible newly ...
    A gigantic asteroid is rushing towards the Earth, according to the American space agency NASA. The asteroid is 1,600-feet wide and will make its closest approach to the Earth on Monday, May 9th. Unlike many asteroids that have zoomed past our planet in re...
    Almost over a week ago, a meteorite rattled houses in the state of Mississippi and other neighbouring states in the US. Now, NASA has claimed to have located pieces and fragments of the meteorite. Bill Cooke from NASA’s Meteoroid Environments Office, says...
    NASA: A gigantic asteroid is headed towards the Earth! According to space agency NASA, a 1.8 kilometers wide giant space rock will be making its closest approach to the Earth towards the end of the month. For reference, the size of the asteroid is more th...
    Over the years, scientists have come up with various ways to combat an asteroid strike situation. From NASA working on shooting nuclear weapons to destroy asteroids to China’s plans of redirecting an asteroid using rocket boosters, there are many solution...
    NASA: In a strange incident, more than 30 eyewitnesses reported seeing a fireball in the sky above Earth. This was in the early morning of Wednesday, April 27 in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Loud booms were soon heard afterwards. Acc...
    NASA: There has always been that one question in the corner of our mind, how did life begin on Earth? It is quite similar to the question of who came first, chicken or the egg, in a layman’s eye. Perhaps, for a normal individual the answer might boil up f...
    Elena D’Onghia is known for her research on the structure of the Milky Way and our cosmic neighborhood. But the galactic and dark matter astrophysicist now has a totally different project, which could prove beneficial to a space-faring civilization:...