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The Asteroid That Thought It Was a Comet

The difference between an asteroid and a comet was always thought fixed—but now a new paper says the two celestial bodies may be more similar than we thought

Jupiter-Bound Craft Runs Into Problem After Flyby

(LOS ANGELES) — NASA's Jupiter-bound spacecraft hit a snag Wednesday soon after it used Earth as a gravity slingshot to hurtle toward the outer solar system, but...

Watch: Asteroid Flies Over Tennessee

NASA clocked this meteorite speeding at around 56,000 miles an hour when it broke apart over southern Tennessee early Wednesday morning.  Not to worry, the space...