If they can somehow get closer to the Sun, dormant comets can turn back on.
Articles tagged "Asteroids"
The Chelyabinsk meteorite was unexpected, but the digital age means we’re always ready to capture something interesting.
It is going to be one hell of a close shave, coming within 17,000 miles of the planet’s surface.
But that doesn't mean anything will be living there any time soon.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft recently conducted a fly-by photo shoot of Vesta, a large asteroid, and the results are downright psychedelic. Vesta has been discovered to be a particularly unique asteroid in that it is composed of numerous distinct swirling
Every now and again, Jupiter will get a cosmic couchsurfer of sorts in the form of an asteroid. Rocks of various sizes get snagged by the planet's massive gravity, orbit around for a while, clean out the fridge, and then stumble back out into the sol…
Life evolved out of the primordial soup of the early Earth, but it’s not clear where the necessary organic ingredients of that soup came from.