Slashdot Items Tagged "asteroid"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @12:00AM Asteroid From Another Star System Found Orbiting Wrong Way Near Jupiter
Monday November 20, 2017 @06:24PM Study of Recent Interstellar Asteroid Reveals Bizarre Shape
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @07:06PM The Asteroid That Wiped Out Dinosaurs Plunged Earth Into Catastrophic Winter
Monday September 04, 2017 @09:28AM Near Earth Asteroid 'Florence' Makes a Close Pass
Monday April 10, 2017 @04:42PM Large Near-Earth Astroid Will Fly Past Earth On April 19
Monday January 30, 2017 @10:26AM Asteroid Whizzing By Earth 6 Times Closer Than the Moon
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:21PM NASA Is Planning Mission To An Asteroid Worth $10 Quintillion
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @11:27PM An Asteroid Passed By Earth At About Half the Distance Between Our Planet and Moon
Thursday December 29, 2016 @05:53PM Satellite Spots Massive Object Hidden Under the Frozen Wastes of Antarctica
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @10:05PM NASA Awards $127 Million Contract For Refueling Mission Spacecraft
Thursday September 08, 2016 @07:43PM NASA Launches OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft To Intercept Asteroid
Thursday September 08, 2016 @12:17PM A Small Asteroid Buzzed Earth Wednesday, But Everything's Cool
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:59PM Scientists Say The Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs Almost Wiped Us Out Too
Thursday June 16, 2016 @08:20PM Small Asteroid Discovered Orbiting Earth
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @11:28PM Billionaire Technologist Accuses NASA Asteroid Mission of Bad Statistics
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @07:14PM Scientists Propose Using Cold War Era Weapons To Deflect Asteroids
Thursday April 02, 2015 @09:19AM NASA-ESA Project Will Shoot an Asteroid To See What Happens
Thursday February 05, 2015 @02:04PM Craters Pop As NASA's Dawn Probe Approaches Ceres
Sunday November 30, 2014 @03:04AM Hayabusa 2 Asteroid Probe Postponed By Weather Until Early December
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:25PM Earth Gets Another Quasi-Moon
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:25AM Newly Discovered 60-foot Asteroid About To Buzz By Earth
Sunday July 27, 2014 @07:02PM Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:10AM Radar Data Yields High-Resolution Views of Near-Earth Asteroid HQ124
Friday May 23, 2014 @04:56PM Russian Meteor: Chelyabinsk Asteroid Had Violent Past
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @11:49AM Asteroid Impacts Bigger Risk Than Thought
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @02:34PM First Asteroid Discovered Sporting a Ring System
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:19AM Up-Front Seats For Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @01:17PM Weird Asteroid Itokawa Has a Dual Personality
Thursday October 17, 2013 @05:25PM How Many Tiny Chelyabinsk-Class Asteroids Buzz Earth?
Thursday September 19, 2013 @01:03PM "Synthetic Tracking" Makes It Possible to Find Millions of Near Earth Asteroids
Saturday July 13, 2013 @12:51AM Texas & Florida Vie For Private Lunar Company Golden Spike's HQ
Sunday June 09, 2013 @01:49AM Asteroid Passes (Just) 65,000 Miles From Earth
Friday February 22, 2013 @07:05AM First asteroid-tracking satellite will be Canadian
Saturday February 16, 2013 @02:39AM California Professors Unveil Proposal To Attack Asteroids With Lasers
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @03:30PM Radar Guns Primed for Asteroid Spin Trap
Monday February 11, 2013 @07:23PM CNN Anchor wonders if asteroid is result of global warming.
Friday February 01, 2013 @01:00PM First Details of Chinese Spacecraft's Asteroid Encounter
Wednesday January 09, 2013 @04:34PM Asteroid Apophis Just Got Supersized
Saturday December 22, 2012 @08:20PM Asteroid 2011 AG5 Will Miss Earth In 2040
Saturday December 22, 2012 @06:50AM Asteroid '2011 AG5' will miss Earth in 2040
Monday December 17, 2012 @02:34AM Chinese Moon Probe Flies By Asteroid Toutatis
Saturday December 15, 2012 @12:24AM Chinese Moon Probe Flies by Asteroid Toutatis
Thursday September 20, 2012 @11:37PM Asteroid Vesta Covered in Hydrogen
Saturday June 23, 2012 @12:10PM Laser Treatment For Earth-Bound Asteroids
Saturday June 23, 2012 @11:57AM Laser Treatment for Earth-bound Asteroids
Monday April 23, 2012 @10:52PM Asteroid the 'Size of a Minivan' Exploded Over California
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @03:58PM Neil deGrasse Tyson Outlines a Plan For Saving Earth From Asteroids
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @10:34AM Engineers Working On Swarm Of Laser Wielding Satellites To Deflect Asteroids
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @01:09PM What to do about an asteroid that has a 1 in 625 chance of hitting us in 2040?
Sunday March 04, 2012 @02:45PM No, asteroid 2012 DA14 will not hit us next February
Sunday January 22, 2012 @09:53AM NEOShield to assess Earth Defence
Saturday December 03, 2011 @10:05AM 3D Video of Asteroid Vesta
Thursday December 01, 2011 @11:21PM 3D video of Asteroid Vesta
Wednesday November 09, 2011 @04:42AM Keck Snaps Infrared Pic of Asteroid 2005 YU55
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @10:19AM NASA Snaps New Photo of Incoming Asteroid
Thursday October 27, 2011 @02:15PM Asteroid Lutetia Revealed as a Protoplanet
Sunday October 23, 2011 @10:23AM Using Fuel Depots Instead of Giant Rockets
Wednesday October 12, 2011 @05:15PM Near-Earth Asteroid Discovered via Crowdsourcing
Friday August 19, 2011 @06:19AM Chinese to keep us from going extinct in 2036
Thursday July 28, 2011 @03:06AM First Earth Trojan Asteroid Discovered
Sunday July 17, 2011 @09:35AM Dawn Sends Signal, Now Orbiting Asteroid Vesta
Wednesday May 25, 2011 @06:14PM NASA Plans Asteroid Sample Return Mission
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @10:02AM Hayabusa Captured Asteroid Dust Confirmed
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @06:04AM Success! Hayabusa Captured Asteroid Dust (Really)
Thursday November 04, 2010 @02:11PM NASA's Stunning Close-up Photos of Comet Hartley 2
Thursday November 04, 2010 @08:29AM Destroy Earth From the Comfort of Your Computer
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @05:17AM Giant Impact Crater Found In Australia
Monday October 11, 2010 @08:21AM A Asteroid Will Pass Very Close to Earth Tomorrow
Friday October 08, 2010 @09:06PM Collision of Two Asteroids Spotted For the First Time
Tuesday September 28, 2010 @07:36PM Fifty Meter Asteroid Might Hit Earth In 2098
Sunday August 22, 2010 @11:16PM Yet another Jupiter impact (reusable headline)
Thursday July 29, 2010 @10:13PM 1-in-1,000 Chance of Asteroid Impact In ... 2182?
Tuesday July 27, 2010 @04:47PM 1-in-1,000 Chance of Asteroid Impact in... 2182?
Saturday July 17, 2010 @09:15PM WISE Discovers 95 New Near-Earth Asteroids
Friday July 09, 2010 @11:18AM Hayabusa Returns Particles From Asteroid
Sunday June 13, 2010 @03:27PM NASA Aircraft Videos Hayabusa Re-Entry
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @11:45PM NASA Astronomers To Observe Hayabusa's Fiery Homecoming
Friday May 21, 2010 @12:25PM Vast Asteroid Crater Found In Timor Sea
Friday April 30, 2010 @12:59AM Life's Building Blocks Found On Asteroid 24 Themis
Wednesday December 30, 2009 @11:24PM Russia Plans To Divert Asteroid
Saturday December 19, 2009 @04:18PM Simulation of Closest Asteroid Fly-By
Friday December 18, 2009 @08:45AM The Social Difficulty of Saving Earth From an Asteroid
Thursday December 17, 2009 @12:28PM World leaders to save Earth from Asteroids?
Wednesday November 11, 2009 @06:19AM Unknown 7m Asteroid Almost Impacted Earth
Wednesday October 07, 2009 @11:27PM NASA Downgrades Asteroid-Earth Collision Risk
Monday October 05, 2009 @07:00AM Algae First To Recover After Asteroid Strike
Monday September 07, 2009 @09:43AM Irish Astronomers Investigate Sky Explosion
Tuesday October 07, 2008 @11:39AM Small Asteroid On Collision Course With Earth
Monday August 04, 2008 @04:33PM Gravity Tractor Could Deflect Asteroids
Friday May 09, 2008 @01:23PM NASA Planning Mission To 40-Meter-Wide Asteroid
Friday December 21, 2007 @08:43AM Chance for a Tunguska Sized Impact on Mars
Wednesday December 19, 2007 @11:55AM Tunguska Blast Was a Small Asteroid
Friday October 05, 2007 @02:57PM Missing Potential Earth-Busting Asteroid Found
Saturday March 17, 2007 @02:18PM NASA Outlines Asteroid Deflection Program
Friday June 16, 2006 @05:19PM Trojan Asteroids Found In Neptunian Orbit
Friday April 21, 2006 @07:18AM Apple Pushes to Unmask Product Leaker
Saturday March 11, 2006 @12:11PM How to Discover Impact Craters with Google Earth
Monday March 06, 2006 @08:51AM NASA Cancels Missions After All
Thursday March 02, 2006 @10:55PM The Financial Future of Space Travel
Thursday March 02, 2006 @01:10PM New Asteroid Becomes Earth's Biggest Threat