Asteroids and Comets News


Mission Press Releases

  • Antarctic meteorites: Chip off the red planet
    The Antarctic Sun - Saturday, October 30, 2004
    Posted on: 10/31/2004 5:01:38 PM PDT

  • Meteorite Crater Drilling Provides Extensive Samples -- and a Mystery
    Austrian Science Fund - Wednesday, October 20, 2004
    Posted on: 10/20/2004 8:47:52 PM PDT

  • UK astronomers Scan the Skies for Threat from Space
    Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council - Wednesday, October 13, 2004
    Posted on: 10/13/2004 8:36:22 AM PDT

  • Ignition threshold for impact-generated fires
    Southwest Research Institute - Sunday, August 29, 2004
    Posted on: 8/29/2004 7:09:37 PM PDT

  • NEO News: Closest Asteroid 2004 FU162
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, August 25, 2004
    Posted on: 8/25/2004 2:00:38 PM PDT

  • Well-preserved layer of material ejected from Chesapeake Bay meteor-strike discovered
    University of Georgia - Monday, August 23, 2004
    Posted on: 8/23/2004 2:40:41 PM PDT

  • What Is a Comet Made Of?
    University of California-Davis - Tuesday, August 10, 2004
    Posted on: 8/10/2004 7:51:26 AM PDT

  • Asteroid fragments on a fast collision course with Earth
    Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich - Wednesday, July 14, 2004
    Posted on: 7/14/2004 5:07:28 PM PDT

  • Meteorite crash turned Earth inside out: study
    University of Toronto - Friday, June 4, 2004
    Posted on: 6/4/2004 7:38:43 AM PDT

  • Help Us Find and Track Dangerous Asteroids and Comets!
    Planetary Society - Thursday, May 27, 2004
    Posted on: 5/27/2004 6:22:07 AM PDT

  • Close-up Image of Comet C/2001 Q4 (NEAT) From Kitt Peak Observatory
    National Optical Astronomy Observatory - Wednesday, May 26, 2004
    Posted on: 5/26/2004 8:32:06 AM PDT

  • Study: Dinosaurs Died Within Hours After Asteroid Hit Earth 65 Million Years Ago
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Wednesday, May 26, 2004
    Posted on: 5/26/2004 7:32:38 AM PDT

  • University of Hawaii Astronomer and Colleagues Find Evidence That Asteroids Change Color as They Age
    University of Hawaii - Friday, May 21, 2004
    Posted on: 5/21/2004 12:06:15 PM PDT

  • LONEOS Discovers Asteroid with the Smallest Orbit
    Lowell Observatory - Thursday, May 20, 2004
    Posted on: 5/20/2004 2:24:21 PM PDT

  • Japan's Hayabusa acquires images of Earth and the moon
    Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) - Thursday, May 20, 2004
    Posted on: 5/20/2004 6:40:31 AM PDT

  • Evidence for meteor impact near Australia linked to largest extinction in Earth's history
    University of California Santa Barbara - Friday, May 14, 2004
    Posted on: 5/14/2004 7:38:03 AM PDT

  • Impact at Bedout: 'Smoking Gun' of Giant Collision That Nearly Ended Life on Earth is Identified Near Australia
    University of Rochester - Friday, May 14, 2004
    Posted on: 5/14/2004 7:36:53 AM PDT

  • Astronomer prepares for appearance of two comets
    University of Chicago - Tuesday, April 27, 2004
    Posted on: 4/27/2004 7:16:56 AM PDT

  • Web-based program calculates effects of an Earth impact
    University of Arizona - Monday, April 12, 2004
    Posted on: 4/12/2004 10:38:01 AM PDT

  • Recently Discovered Near-Earth Asteroid Makes Record-breaking Approach to Earth
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, March 18, 2004
    Posted on: 3/18/2004 11:47:03 AM PDT

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