• Marking the first ‘Asteroid Day’

    WASHINGTON — Tuesday, June 30, 2015 is the first “Asteroid Day.”  Asteroid Day is a “global awareness movement where people from around the world come together to learn about asteroids and what we can do…

  • Monday’s asteroid flyby common, threat real

    Earth narrowly missed a collision with an asteroid three times the size of FedEx Field. Although 2 million miles crossed between the fate of humankind and the mass of space rock, the threat from asteroids is real.

  • Chelyabinsk one year later

    A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded with the power of an atomic bomb in Russia exactly one year ago.