Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroid To Pass Earth On Super Bowl SundayThe Super Bowl asteroid is predicted to pass by the Earth at around 4:30 p.m. ET on Feb. 4., just two hours before the Eagles and Patriots kick off that night.
House-Sized Asteroid Passes By EarthAn asteroid the size of a house is zooming past our planet at about 16,000 miles per hour.
Asteroid Named After Freddie Mercury In Honor Of Queen Front Man's 70th BirthdayMay says the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Centre has designated an asteroid discovered in 1991, the year of Mercury's death, as "Asteroid 17473 Freddiemercury.''
Research Shows More Asteroids Could Be Headed For EarthThe people of earth should prepare for more frequent encounters with asteroids, according to scientists.
Hundreds Injured By Blasts As Meteor Falls In RussiaA meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people.

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