Asteroid Bigger Than Egyptian Pyramids To Zoom Past EarthAsteroid 2016 NF23 is interesting due to its size and the fact that it's making a close approach to Earth later this month.
Small Asteroid Hits Earth Hours After Being Spotted By AstronomersA small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere on June 2 just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward the planet, according to NASA.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
Local Astronomer Says Asteroid That Hit Russia Nearly Impossible To PredictMore than 1,000 people were injured, mostly from broken glass, when a space rock exploded in the Earth's atmosphere about 30-40 miles above Russia on Friday.
Franklin Institute Astronomers Say Asteroid Poses No Threat To EarthScientists say an asteroid will pass closer to Earth today than any other they've ever tracked. Though "close" is in cosmic terms, and they say it's not related to the meteorites in Russia.
Its A Bird, Its A Plane... No Its An ASTEROIDThis evening at 6:28PM, Asteroid 2005 YU-55 zoomed by Earth and had astronomers and observers in a frenzy. What makes this asteroid so special is that it passed closer to Earth than anything else that's passed in a very long time.
Aircraft Carrier-Size Asteroid Passing Close To Earth TonightAn asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier is passing close to the Earth this evening, but amateur astronomers may have a hard time seeing it about 6:30, when it would be visible, because of the brightness of the nearly full moon.