Metals, rock, and craters are sprinkled all throughout its surface.
Researchers have described the discovery as "mindblowing."
Cockroaches have been on Earth far longer than humans and may outlast us. Here are a few reasons why.
A lone asteroid is scouting ahead of Earth's orbit. It's the largest Trojan found in Earth's system thus far.
The Asteroid Belt, the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt, nd the Oort Cloud are the motherships.
Ryugu is helping unravel the origin and evolution of our Solar System.
Weather may have been unsuspectedly pleasant on the worst day in dinosaur history.
Big-brained birds were better at adapting to their rapidly shifting environment -- and that may have ultimately saved them.
It's always best to be prepared, especially when it comes to asteroids.
A reminder that our asteroid monitoring program is riddled with gaping holes.
The whole thing will be live streamed on NASA TV.
The huge "dog-boned" asteroid hurling through the solar system has now been imaged in unprecedented detail.
The asteroid 2021 PH27 is the closest asteroid to the Sun with a surface temperature hot enough to melt lead ...
... because the overall odds are still very low.
It's been so long since then that direct evidence simply isn't around any more.
Not everyone is thrilled, though: one such rocket recently plummeted back to Earth in uncontrolled re-entry.
If you like volcanoes, Earth isn't a bad place to live on. After all, our planet is quite geologically active, ...
It's so ancient it could help us understand the building blocks of planets.
Astronomers have proposed a novel theory that explains the demise of the dinosaurs.