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NASA unveils new weapon in war on asteroids: An Earth-loving algorithm

It’s been 66 million long years since an asteroid erased the dinosaurs — and astronomers are getting antsy.In the last few months, they’ve...

8 Epic Photos of Asteroids Seen Up Close

Asteroids come in all shapes and sizes; some are large enough to earn the title of dwarf planet, while others are about ostrich-sized....

7 Things to Know About NASA’s First Mission to the Jupiter Trojan Asteroids

Artist’s depiction of Lucy zipping past a Trojan asteroid. Image: Southwest Research InstituteNASA’s launch window for the Lucy spacecraft opens during the early...

A Last-Minute Nuke to Shatter an Incoming Asteroid Could Actually Work, Study Suggests

Simulation showing the effect of a nuclear detonation near the surface of an asteroid. Gif: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory/GizmodoEncouraging results from a computer...

Very Large Telescope Images 42 of the Biggest Asteroids in Our Solar System

Though not as massive or colorful as planets, asteroids have a lot to teach us about our local corner of the universe. That’s...

You Won’t Need Your Parents’ Basement for These Tiny Atari 2600 and Dance Dance Revolution Setups

For a few years now, Super Impulse has been miniaturizing nostalgia with tiny replicas of classic arcade cabinets and squeezing popular retro games...
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