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February 4, 2014

 

The meteor that produced Arizona's Meteor Crater was a little over half-a-football-field in diameter.

Mapping (Potentially) Killer Asteroids

There are a million space rocks nearby. Astronomers have only mapped about 9,700 of them.

February 3, 2014

 

Thankfully, most meteors are small and burn up in the Earth's atmosphere.

Saving the World from Asteroids

When it comes to saving the Earth from threatening astroids, Bruce Willis can only do so much.

January 31, 2014

 

It'll probably be quite awhile before our astronauts catch up with our Mars rovers.

Deep Space Rodeo!

In order to reach Mars, our astronauts may have to stop by a lassoed astroid first.

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