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The asteroid collision that changed life on Earth forever—without killing the dinosaurs
Dust from falling meteorites likely cooled the Earth's climate, leading to a boost in life in the oceans.
Amazing new photos of asteroid Ryugu present a new mystery: who cleaned up all the dust?
They also provide evidence of an ancient cosmic crash.
We were not almost killed by an asteroid this week
That giant cigar that zipped through our solar system definitely wasn’t a spaceship
Scientists have more thoughts on ‘Oumuamua.
This comet stuffed inside a meteorite is the ultimate cosmic turducken
And it could teach us about the early solar system.
Dinosaur extinction is an unsolved mystery. This ancient fish may have swallowed some crucial evidence.
But the findings are not without their fair share of critics.
A meteor exploded over the Bering Sea with the energy of 10 atomic bombs
And we never saw it coming.
Hayabusa Probe Returns to Earth in Fiery Display, Hopefully Carrying First Asteroid Samples
A plucky Japanese probe burned up in a spectacular fireworks display Sunday, celebrating the end of a mission that found … Continued
Asteroids deal with breakups better than we thought
There go our hopes of nuking an apocalyptic asteroid.
Why a Japanese spacecraft is firing a bullet into an asteroid
And that’s actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission.