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Thornberry would meet 'asteroid of awfulness' Trump
… Donald Trump, despite describing him as an "asteroid of awfulness". The shadow… remark that Mr Trump was an "asteroid of awfulness" as she was asked if she would…


'Dumpling-shaped' space rock comes into view
… spacecraft is sending back images as it approaches an irregularly shaped asteroid… was launched in 2014 on a quest to study the asteroid Ryugu and deliver rocks and soil from… is pitted with dents or craters. In addition, the asteroid's orbit is retrograde…


Jupiter asteroid spotted
…An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter…


Jupiter asteroid's backwards orbit
…An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter…


How ancestors of living birds survived asteroid strike
…The ancestors of modern birds may have survived the asteroid strike that wiped… to dominate the planet. The asteroid impact 66 million years ago laid waste to the world's… survival advantage in the aftermath of the asteroid strike," said Dr Daniel Field…


Lonely asteroid tells Solar System story
…Researchers have observed the first object of its kind - a carbon-rich asteroid… in the Kuiper Belt. Orbiting in the collection of icy rubble beyond Neptune, the asteroid's… in this region of space have ice-rich surfaces. This asteroid, known as 2004 EW95…


Newspaper headlines: 'Putin the pariah' and asteroid strike
… and helping to pay for the wedding that was always an unlikely outcome. Asteroids Nasa…, meanwhile, has weightier matters on its mind: how to prevent a huge asteroid strike… spacecraft, capable of shunting asteroids or blowing them up. Anyone questioning…


The 22-year-old running UK's only asteroid mining business
…Mitch Hunter-Scullion runs the UK's only asteroid mining business. He hopes… asteroids. Video journalist: Claire Read…


Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid
…An asteroid that visited us from interstellar space is one of the most… asteroid or comet ever observed in our Solar System. Using observations from the Very… were the clue to 'Oumuamua's bizarre shape. "Looking at the asteroid light curve…


Interstellar asteroid checked for alien technology
… the first known interstellar asteroid for signs of alien technology. The odd-shaped… on Wednesday, with astronomers observing the asteroid, which is currently speeding away… have carried out observations of the asteroid with ground telescopes say…