Asteroid News:

Jupiter asteroid spotted
…An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter…


Jupiter asteroid's backwards orbit
…An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter…


Lonely asteroid tells Solar System story
…Researchers have observed the first object of its kind - a carbon-rich asteroid… in the Kuiper Belt. Orbiting in the collection of icy rubble beyond Neptune, the asteroid's… in this region of space have ice-rich surfaces. This asteroid, known as 2004 EW95…


'Permanent' interstellar visitor found
…An asteroid in Jupiter's orbit may have come from outside our Solar System… interstellar asteroid to have taken up residence orbiting the Sun. It is not yet known… littered with small bodies. "There used to be this idea that the asteroids were stuck…


Newspaper headlines: 'Putin the pariah' and asteroid strike
… and helping to pay for the wedding that was always an unlikely outcome. Asteroids Nasa…, meanwhile, has weightier matters on its mind: how to prevent a huge asteroid strike… spacecraft, capable of shunting asteroids or blowing them up. Anyone questioning…


The 22-year-old running UK's only asteroid mining business
…Mitch Hunter-Scullion runs the UK's only asteroid mining business. He hopes… asteroids. Video journalist: Claire Read…


Asteroid set for 'close' 43,300 mile flight past Earth on Friday
…An asteroid up to 40m in size and only discovered five days ago, is due to skim… past the Earth on Friday. Asteroid 2018 CB will pass by at just less than one-fifth… asteroids. However, while the pass is relatively close in astronomical terms, it's…


Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid
…An asteroid that visited us from interstellar space is one of the most… asteroid or comet ever observed in our Solar System. Using observations from the Very… were the clue to 'Oumuamua's bizarre shape. "Looking at the asteroid light curve…


Interstellar asteroid checked for alien technology
… the first known interstellar asteroid for signs of alien technology. The odd-shaped… on Wednesday, with astronomers observing the asteroid, which is currently speeding away… have carried out observations of the asteroid with ground telescopes say…


Interstellar asteroid is given a name
…The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has…, the asteroid is familiar in appearance. In a paper submitted to Astrophysical Journal… of asteroids in our Solar System. Measuring about 180m by 30m, it resembles a chunky cigar…