Asteroid Impact Event Could Happen This Weekend, As A Massive Space Rock Heads Towards Earth

A possibly dangerous space rock that's large enough to start a nuclear winter or mass destruction events on our planet was identified. The asteroid will intersect Earth's route on Saturday. According to the information gathered by NASA, the approaching asteroid...

Dinosaurs Could Have Disappeared Before the Asteroid Impact, New Research Revealed

The surprising discovery is coming from a team of researchers that analyzed fossilized marine mollusk shells and found out that the dinosaurs could have disappeared before the asteroid impact. The cause of the disappearance is a high level of mercury...

An Asteroid Could Hit Our Planet in 2022

NASA is currently observing a 230-kilometer (142 miles) asteroid, known as 2009 JF1, as experts suggested the space rock could hit Earth in 2022. The asteroid is approximately the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza, and it poses a...

Asteroids Could Cause Irreparable Damage if Not Taken Care of

The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA have issued a warning that implicates political leaders. The space agencies appealed them to finance an expedition that aims to prevent a catastrophic asteroid clash with our planet. Both NASA and ESA are...

Scientists Initiate Campaign to Prevent Earth Being Hit by an Asteroid

‚ÄčAsteroid specialists reportedly are afraid our planet is located in a zone rather sensitive and prone to dangers from the so-called Near-Earth Objects (NEOs). About 66 million years ago, one of these deadly cosmic rocks annihilated a massive amount of...

What Would Happen If The Largest Asteroid In The Solar System Would Hit The Earth?

Our planet is believed to have come to life due to repeated asteroid collisions. Earth's natural satellite, the Moon, is thought to have caught shape after a single massive impact phenomenon. Then, the planet's size attracted gigantic meteorites, which ultimately...

NASA’s Preparation For Possible Asteroid Impact

Let's face it: the Universe is way too big in order to be physically possible for astronomers to detect all the threats. But unfortunately, a collision with an asteroid can wipe out all life on Earth, if the space rock...

Ancient Asteroid Impact Boosted Life On Earth, New Research Concluded

A team of international researchers has released a paper which argues that an ancient asteroid impact, which took place almost 470 million years ago, played an important role by increasing the diversity of life on Earth. According to the researchers,...