Asteriod gets named after Hebrew University

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has joined the ranks of famous people and places whose names appear on minor planets.

Car-size asteroid to pass close by Earth Wednesday

A car-size asteroid will pass near Earth Wednesday, the second space rock in five days to fly near– but pose no threat of hitting – our planet.

Jupiter was hit by asteroid in 2009, not a comet

A new study has confirmed that in 2009, it was an asteroid that hit Jupiter, not a comet.

Now, a spacecraft to save Earth!

British scientists have designed
a spacecraft which they claim is capable of saving Earth from a catastrophic asteroid collision.