Asteroid News:

Dinosaur asteroid hit 'worst possible place'
…. The researchers recovered rocks from under the Gulf of Mexico that were hit by an asteroid 66…. It is becoming clear that the 15km-wide asteroid could not have hit a worse place on Earth…" period that followed the immediate firestorm. Had the asteroid struck a different…


Looking for dino asteroid material
… of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs in the very crater it made on impact… the asteroid's iridium.…


Lancashire student's asteroid research helps Nasa
asteroid speeding past Earth. He is sharing his data with Nasa so researchers there can… refine information about asteroid orbits and gather "vital information" which could…


Asteroid strike made 'instant Himalayas'
… they can now describe in detail how the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs produced…. This describes the roughly 15km-wide stony asteroid instantly punching a cavity… finally slopping down. When the asteroid struck the Earth, the rocks it hit also…


Nickel clue to 'dinosaur killer' asteroid
… of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs in the very crater it made on impact… that could lead on to the discovery of asteroid material itself. This animation…. It should be stressed that the nickel is not in itself an identification of asteroid


Canada news this week: The Nafta clock is ticking
… and dolphins at the Vancouver Aquarium. The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs really hit…


David Tennant and Billie Piper reunite for Doctor Who audio dramas
… Vengeance by Matt Fitton, the Tardis arrives on a vast frozen food asteroid in deep…


Eurovision Song Contest: Anything can happen, says UK's Lucie Jones
… an asteroid field are 3,720 to 1. It's a sentiment Lucie Jones would no doubt agree… personalities to be around." Han Solo, by the way, made it out of that asteroid field…


'Gibraltar-sized' space rock passes Earth
…A large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has passed safely by Earth… between the Earth and the Moon. Known as 2014 JO25, the asteroid is the biggest… in California reveal a peanut-shaped asteroid that rotates about once every five hours…


Fossil clues to aftermath of dinosaur asteroid strike
… expected from the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs. In North America… University said: "Here we're showing in Patagonia - far away from the asteroid impact…