Planetary defences spot 'UFO' heading towards Earth – turns out to be NASA relic

Planetary defences spot 'UFO' heading towards Earth – turns out to be NASA relic

A mysterious object filmed disintegrating over Earth piqued the interest of planetary defences before it was identified as a NASA satellite. The object was first noticed by the Catalina Sky Survey (CSS), funded by NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office, on the evening of August 25….

Asteroid the size of Space Needle tower heading towards Earth on Christmas Day

Asteroid the size of Space Needle tower heading towards Earth on Christmas Day

An enormous asteroid estimated to be the size of the Space Needle tower in Washington will collide with Earth’s orbit on Christmas Day. As the world celebrates Christmas, asteroid 501647 will zoom past planet Earth at 22,300 miles per hour. It is expected to pass…

Simulations show how planet crashing into early Earth created our moon

Simulations show how planet crashing into early Earth created our moon

Astronomers say they have come a step closer to understanding how the Moon could have formed from a gigantic collision between early Earth and another massive object 4.5 billion years ago. Scientists ran supercomputer simulations to crash a planet the size of Mars called Theia…

China sub reaches deepest place on Earth in Mariana Trench's 'alien' depths

China sub reaches deepest place on Earth in Mariana Trench's 'alien' depths

A Chinese expedition into the deepest waters on Earth has reached the incredible depth of 10,791 feet. The Chinese submarine Fendouzhe is on an extensive mission to map the depths of the Mariana Trench, a region in the western Pacific Ocean believed to contain the…

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