History Stories
CATEGORY: Asteroids
Asteroid Trio Gives Earth a Close Shave
March 6, 2014

Three asteroids passed by Earth this week closer than the distance from us to the moon. Read More

Dinosaur Asteroid May Have Sent Life Into Space
December 13, 2013

The giant asteroid that hit Earth some 65 million years ago may have propelled rocks big enough to shelter life all the way to Mars and the moons of Jupiter. Read More

Asteroid Set For a Close Encounter With Earth
February 12, 2013

An asteroid measuring about 150 feet across will make a historically close approach to Earth on February 15. Read More