Asteroid Discovery

Early Mars bombardment likely enhanced life-supporting habitat

Early Mars bombardment likely enhanced life-supporting habitat 680 360 Asteroid Day

This article was published by the University of Colorado Boulder which is not affiliated with Asteroid Day. Comets and asteroids as large as West Virginia smacking into Mars some 4…

Strange Manx comet is time capsule from the early solar system

Strange Manx comet is time capsule from the early solar system 1041 1041 Asteroid Day

This article was written by Rebecca Boyle for the New Scientist which is not affiliated with Asteroid Day. A cast-off crumb from the solar system’s early days has wound its way back towards…

Giant Impacts on Earth-Like Worlds

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This article was written by Susanna Kohler for AASNOVA.ORG which is not affiliated with Asteroid Day. Earth has experienced a large number of impacts, from the cratering events that may have…

Daily Near Earth Asteroid Flybys

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This information is brought to you by the Minor Planet Center. Subscribe to their daily Updates, here. You can also view the next five close approaches, here (via Asteroid Watch). Do…

Asteroid Education – Eric Christensen on accelerating asteroid discovery

Asteroid Education – Eric Christensen on accelerating asteroid discovery 150 150 Asteroid Day

In a candid interview for “Asteroid Education”, Eric Christensen, Director of the Catalina Sky Survey and an Asteroid Day Expert, says that for NASA to meet its congressional mandate to find…