A huge fireball exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere in December, according to Nasa.
The day after tomorrow, Earth will be buzzed by a fairly large asteroid hurtling through space at more than 30,000 mph.
Mile-long rock shaped like water-loving pachyderm is rotating lazily through space under close watch by scientists who feared it could be on a collision course
A potentially hazardous asteroid (PHA), designated 2003 SD220 (or 163899), is expected to fly by the Earth on Saturday, December 22, at around 1:04 UTC.
A mesmerising – and alarming – new animation from NASA demonstrates just how dramatic the increase in near-Earth asteroids entering our Solar System has become over the last 20 years.
The IAU has confirmed that the asteroid originally designated ZLAF9B2 – now called 2018 LA – disintegrated at a height of 30 miles (50 km) over South Africa on Saturday.
An asteroid that nobody knew was coming whizzed by us a few weeks ago.