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Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 12-24-2018 | 10 comments
A mile-long asteroid shaped a bit like a hippopotamus has skipped us by on its closest approach in 400 years.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 12-11-2018 | 0 comments
NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe seems to have hit the jackpot within a week of arriving at its destination.
Category: Extraterrestrial | Posted on 12-8-2018 | 21 comments
SETI has been attempting to determine if the first known interstellar visitor is under intelligent alien control.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 12-3-2018 | 3 comments
A NASA probe that launched back in 2016 has drawn up alongside an asteroid that could one day strike Earth.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 11-15-2018 | 53 comments
For the first time ever, scientists have found an impact crater beneath one of the Earth's continental ice sheets.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 11-4-2018 | 14 comments
After spending years unravelling the mysteries of the dwarf planet Ceres, Dawn has finally run out of fuel.
Category: Extraterrestrial | Posted on 11-3-2018 | 153 comments
Harvard astronomers have suggested that the first known interstellar visitor could be an alien probe.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 10-7-2018 | 9 comments
The latest robotic lander to touch down on the asteroid Ryugu had only enough power to last around 17 hours.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 9-30-2018 | 63 comments
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees has warned that a failed particle accelerator experiment could prove disastrous.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 9-29-2018 | 1 comment
The unusually-shaped space rock made headlines back in 2015 when it passed the Earth on October 31st.