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Scientists discover how water gets regenerated on asteroids

Scientists have discovered that water molecules can get regenerated on asteroids moving through space. This new discovery may be helpful for the survival of humans in space.

A 460-feet sized asteroid will fly past the Earth later today: Should we be worried?

A huge asteroid named asteroid 2019 SX5, which is approximately the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt is set to fly past the Earth later tonight.


Four potentially hazardous asteroids flew past the Earth barely hours after being spotted

As many as four potentially hazardous asteroids went past the Earth late on Tuesday. These asteroids were discovered only a few hours before they went past the Earth.

NASA to build a new space telescope to spot dangerous asteroids

NASA will be building a space telescope which will spot the asteroids which are potentially hazardous to the Earth.

Giant dust cloud triggered by asteroid collision sparked explosion in the Earth's early life

A huge dust cloud swept across the solar system sparked an explosion in primitive life on the Earth. The dust got created after a huge asteroid got smashed into pieces after a collision somewhere in between Mars and Jupiter, scientists said.

This Burj Khalifa-sized asteroid will zip past the Earth tonight

Asteroid 2000 QW7, which is as big as the Burj Khalifa, is going to zip past the Earth at a speed of 14,361 miles per hour later tonight.


Asteroid more powerful than 10 billion WWII atomic bombs may have wiped out dinosaurs

The asteroid which killed dinosaurs was estimated to be equivalent to 10 billion atomic bombs that were used in World War II. It triggered massive tsunamis and led to wildfires that were thousands of miles away, according to a new research.

Two asteroids to whiz past Earth on September 14: Should we be concerned?

Two huge asteroids namely asteroid 2000 QW7 and asteroid 2010 CO1 will fly past the Earth on September 14 within a 24-hour period. The asteroid 2000 QW7 is as big as the size of the Burj Khalifa.

Asteroid as tall as Burj Khalifa to skim past Earth on September 14

NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) informed that asteroid 2000 QW7, which is as big as the size of Burj Khalifa, will zip past Earth on September 14, 2019.

Elon Musk says Earth is not prepared for major asteroid hit

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, has predicted that a huge asteroid can hit Earth and humans are not equipped to defend ourselves.