A map released by NASA shows that Earth’s atmosphere was hit by small asteroids resulting in a fireball, on 556 separate occasions between 1994 and 2013.
Radio astronomers have found evidence that a tiny star called PSR J0738-4042 is being pounded by asteroids – large lumps of rock in space.
Asteroid 2012 DA14 will be under intense scrutiny as it zips past Earth this week.
New privately-funded space telescope will detect 500,000 dangerous asteroids.
NASA’s Dawn mission unlocks the history of Vesta, and finds it to be unique.
Earth usually has more than one moon, say astronomers.
Earth-buzzing asteroid stars in a movie made from radar observations.
Aircraft carrier-sized space rock will pass closer than the Moon on November 9.
Close-up look at the giant asteroid’s rocky, cratered surface.