This Giant Asteroid Named After God Of Death Will Wiz By Earth In 10 YearsThe giant space rock has the fitting code name 99942 Apophis, the Greek name for an Egyptian serpent god hell-bent on swallowing the sun.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
Asteroid Will Zoom Within 25,000 Miles Of Earth This WeekendA newly discovered asteroid will buzz Earth this weekend.
Students At Asteroid Viewing Party Spot Meteor InsteadIt was quite a sight in the sky Friday night, but not necessarily what space enthusiasts expected after they saw what's believed to be a meteor instead of an asteroid just hours after another cosmic coincidence.
Big Asteroid To Make Close But Harmless Zip By EarthScientists have been tracking an asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier that's set to make a close but harmless swing by Earth.