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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…


Meteorite diamonds 'came from lost planet'
… of northern Sudan after the asteroid 2008 TC3 exploded 37km above the ground on 7 October…. The researchers suggest all ureilite asteroids may be remnants of the same proto-planet…


Asteroid set for 'close' 43,300 mile flight past Earth on Friday
…An asteroid up to 40m in size and only discovered five days ago, is due to skim… past the Earth on Friday. Asteroid 2018 CB will pass by at just less than one-fifth… asteroids. However, while the pass is relatively close in astronomical terms, it's…


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…


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 is given a name
…The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has…, the asteroid is familiar in appearance. In a paper submitted to Astrophysical Journal… of asteroids in our Solar System. Measuring about 180m by 30m, it resembles a chunky cigar…


Asteroid impact plunged dinosaurs into catastrophic 'winter'
… that followed the asteroid impact on Earth 66 million years ago. The event is blamed… the asteroid approached the surface from the north-east, striking what was then a shallow…


Asteroid close approach to test warning systems
…An asteroid the size of a house is passing close to Earth. The space rock… with the opportunity to test their asteroid-warning systems. A global network of telescopes…: "We are going to use this asteroid to practise the system that would observe…


Paedophile priest Father Paul Moore 'poisoned my life'
… cost me my health. "It has cost me my profession. "It is like the asteroid hitting…