Asteroids and Comets News


Mission Press Releases

  • ASU researchers recalculate age of Solar System
    Arizona State University - Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Posted on: 12/31/2009 4:24:20 PM PDT

  • Hubble Finds Smallest Kuiper Belt Object Ever Seen
    Space Telescope Science Institute - Wednesday, December 16, 2009
    Posted on: 12/16/2009 12:26:09 PM PDT

  • Kansas scientists probe mysterious possible comet strikes on Earth
    University of Iowa - Monday, December 14, 2009
    Posted on: 12/14/2009 8:49:16 PM PDT

  • SGAC releases a film about the true facts around asteroids that threaten Earth
    Space Generation Advisory Council - Wednesday, December 2, 2009
    Posted on: 12/2/2009 5:23:16 PM PDT

  • Leonid Meteor Shower to Perform Late Tonight
    Sky and Telescope - Monday, November 16, 2009
    Posted on: 11/16/2009 7:08:24 PM PDT

  • 'Ultra-primitive' particles found in comet dust
    Carnegie Institution - Tuesday, November 3, 2009
    Posted on: 11/3/2009 3:21:44 AM PDT

  • Giant Impact Near India -- Not Mexico -- May Have Doomed Dinosaurs
    Texas Tech University - Thursday, October 15, 2009
    Posted on: 10/15/2009 1:30:19 PM PDT

  • No Doomsday in 2012, But Lots of Profits for Purveyors of Doom
    Foothill College - Wednesday, October 14, 2009
    Posted on: 10/14/2009 10:46:34 AM PDT

  • NASA Refines Asteroid Apophis' Path Toward Earth
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, October 7, 2009
    Posted on: 10/7/2009 7:42:34 PM PDT

  • Nullarbor fireball cameras find rare meteorite
    - Tuesday, October 6, 2009
    Posted on: 10/6/2009 7:25:16 PM PDT

  • Report Calls Arecibo 'Uniquely Powerful' for Detecting NEOs
    Cornell University - Tuesday, September 29, 2009
    Posted on: 9/29/2009 6:14:05 PM PDT

  • Spot Discovered on Dwarf Planet Haumea Shows Up Red and Rich With Organics and Minerals
    European Planetary Science Congress - Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Posted on: 9/16/2009 6:40:30 PM PDT

  • Tweeting Shooting Stars
    Royal Astronomical Society - Monday, August 10, 2009
    Posted on: 8/10/2009 7:05:49 PM PDT

  • Crashing Comets Not Likely The Cause of Earth's Mass Extinctions
    University of Washington - Friday, July 31, 2009
    Posted on: 7/31/2009 9:05:04 AM PDT

  • NASA to Provide Web Updates on Objects Approaching Earth
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, July 29, 2009
    Posted on: 7/29/2009 12:51:38 PM PDT

  • Primitive asteroids in the main asteroid belt may have formed far from the Sun
    Southwest Research Institute - Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    Posted on: 7/15/2009 11:46:02 AM PDT

  • Space Shuttle Links 1908 Tunguska Explosion to Comet
    Cornell University - Thursday, June 25, 2009
    Posted on: 6/25/2009 9:34:19 PM PDT

  • Meteorite grains divulge Earth's cosmic roots
    University of Chicago - Monday, June 15, 2009
    Posted on: 6/15/2009 6:14:40 PM PDT

  • Surprise Discovery of Meteorites Following Asteroid Impact
    SETI Institute - Wednesday, March 25, 2009
    Posted on: 3/25/2009 4:00:42 PM PDT

  • UK Astronomers Observe Asteroid Before it Crashes into Earth
    Science and Technology Facilities Council - Wednesday, March 25, 2009
    Posted on: 3/25/2009 3:55:20 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Dust Grain Orbital Behavior Around Ceres
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 21, 2003
    Posted on: 8/21/2003 3:00:43 PM PDT

  • The Secular Evolution of the Primordial Kuiper Belt
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 21, 2003
    Posted on: 8/21/2003 3:00:20 PM PDT

  • Interrelation Between the Physical Properties and the Orbital Evolution of the Near-Earth Asteroids: A New Numerical Approach
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 21, 2003
    Posted on: 8/21/2003 2:54:53 PM PDT

  • NASA NEO News: Open Letter to Congress on Near Earth Objects
    Ames Research Center - July 28, 2003
    Posted on: 7/28/2003 9:54:29 AM PDT

  • NEO News (07/25/03) Tsunami & sub-km NEAs
    Ames Research Center - July 25, 2003
    Posted on: 7/25/2003 1:41:39 PM PDT

  • Mitigation letter to NASA Space Architect Gary Martin from Michael Belton and the Mitigation Workshop team
    NEO News - April 7, 2003
    Posted on: 4/7/2003 6:53:33 PM PDT

  • The origin of crystalline silicates in the Herbig Be star HD100546 and in comet Hale-Bopp
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 15, 2003
    Posted on: 1/15/2003 12:19:26 PM PDT