Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker’s love for exploration changed our understanding of the cosmos.
Dec 10, 2019
Finding black rocks in the darkness of space isn’t easy, but new methods could help spot them all.
Dec 3, 2019
Every year, intrepid Antarctica explorers hunt for space rocks that have fallen to Earth.
Nov 26, 2019
What’s in a name? Whether you call it a planet or an asteroid, missions that explore small worlds are always exciting.
Nov 19, 2019
Asteroids, ho! Pioneering space miners dream of Psyche, the largest metal asteroid in the solar system.
Nov 12, 2019
Why are missions like OSIRIS-REx bringing pieces of an asteroid back home?
Nov 5, 2019
Unlike the dinosaurs, we have a space program. There are many ways we could steer an asteroid off its path towards Earth.
Oct 29, 2019
If a big asteroid is heading our way, how does NASA prepare for the oncoming disaster?
Oct 22, 2019
What happens when a giant asteroid hits Earth?
Oct 15, 2019
Earth is in a cosmic shooting gallery. With so many asteroids zipping around, how can we find them all before they find us?
Oct 8, 2019