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US Spacecraft Touches Asteroid Surface for Rare Rubble Grab
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—A NASA spacecraft descended to an asteroid Tuesday and, dodging boulders the size of buildings, momentarily touched the surface to collect a handful of cosmic rubble for return ...
October 21, 2020
The Associated Press
3 Huge Asteroids to Make ‘Close Approach’ With Earth in Coming Days
Three huge asteroids will be approaching Earth from June 6, according to NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies ...
June 4, 2020
Scientists Dig Up Earth’s Oldest Fossil (Video)
The newly discovered fossil is 3.77 billion years old.
March 1, 2017
NASA Discovers 72 New Asteroids That Could Potentially Hit Earth
Luckily, NASA is currently working means to redirect incoming asteroids if they're set to enter Earth's atmosphere.
April 8, 2016
New Law Gives Asteroid Mining Companies the Right to Keep Space Gold
The Space Act will codify property rights for minerals extracted from asteroids in outer space.
November 26, 2015
This One-Pound Gamma-Ray Sensor Can Find Gold on Asteroids
Precious earth minerals that are rare on earth are abundant in asteroids, but before they can be mined, ...
November 22, 2015
Did Asteroid, Volcano Combo Kill the Dinosaurs?
Hundreds of thousands of years of volcanic eruptions in India—accelerated by a massive asteroid impact 66 million years ...
October 6, 2015
NASA Explores Mining Water From Asteroids to Save Money on Space Missions
One of the projects involves using concentrated reflections of sunlight to drill holes in asteroids for water mining, ...
May 13, 2015
Asteroids Probably Deliver Water to Other Planets
Water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems, just as it ...
May 8, 2015
Anonymous Hacks Government Website, Posts Game of ‘Asteroids’
Hackers with Anonymous recently took over the U.S. Sentencing Commission website, positing a playable “Asteroids” video game on ...
January 28, 2013
New Asteroid-Mining Company Seeks to Launch Spacecraft by 2015
A new company has announced on Tuesday that it would aim to mine asteroids near the Earth for ...
January 23, 2013
NASA May Capture Asteroid to Orbit Moon
Scientists at NASA have been asking themselves: what would happen if we caught an asteroid and dragged it ...
January 14, 2013
Itokawa Asteroid Dust to Shed Light on Earth’s Formation
For the first time in history, dust grains captured from an asteroid in space are now being analyzed ...
October 4, 2012
Eltanin Asteroid Could Have Triggered Ice Age
A huge asteroid strike about 2.5 million years ago in the South Pacific could have caused a mega-tsunami ...
September 22, 2012
Dinosaur Extinction May Have Followed Ocean-Floor Extinction
The demise of the dinosaurs, thought to have been caused by an asteroid, wasn’t the only mass extinction ...
September 8, 2012
Could Bruce Willis Really Save the World?
If we learn an asteroid the size of Texas is on a collision course with Earth, we shouldn't ...
August 8, 2012
Some Dinosaurs Were Already Declining Before Mass Extinction
Some large herbivorous dinosaurs were already on their way out before the alleged asteroid strike that ended the ...
May 1, 2012
Planetary Resources to Develop Asteroid Mining
Planetary Resources, a Seattle-based space startup company, said on Tuesday that it is planning to capture water and ...
April 24, 2012
Is Life on Mars Hiding in Asteroid Craters?
The distribution of microbes deep below the Chesapeake Bay crater has led scientists to speculate that similar environments ...
April 16, 2012
Asteroids 2010 RF12 and 2010 RX30 Will Cross the Sky, No Threat to Earth
Asteroids 2010 RF12 and 2010 RX30 will pass across the Earth's sky on Wednesday. They will be visible ...
September 8, 2010
Crater Reveals Ancient Surface of the Moon
By studying the images obtained of the lunar crust, geologists can now have a deeper look at the ...
March 16, 2010
‘Joe Biden and the Biden Family Are Compromised’ by China, Says Former Business Partner
NIH Announces Halt to Eli Lilly Antibody Treatment on Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
, The Epoch Times
Foreign Affairs Minister Speaks Out on Religious Persecution in China, Iran, North Korea
, Epoch Times
It Would Be ‘Proper and Very Nice’ to Know on Nov. 3 Who Wins the Election: Trump
Mimi Nguyen Ly
No COVID-19 Transmission From Children to Adults in Child Care Centers: Study
Senators Introduce Bill Banning Blacklisted Chinese Companies From US Capital Markets
DOJ Urges Judge, Again, to Dismiss Flynn Case
National Guard Mobilized in Philadelphia After Night of Riots, Protests
Programming Alert: Devin Nunes: The Man Behind the Explosive Memo
Epoch Times Staff
Mike Davis: Packing the Court Is ‘A Radical Assault on Judicial Independence’