Scientists fear a repeat of the 2013 strike in Russia and the devastating 1908 impact.
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Astronomers in Brazil and the United States separately discovered 2019 OK a couple of days ago, but it’s surprise visit was only announced a couple of hours before it passed by.
They understood the importance of soil management to fend off starvation on an island which had no natural resources and was exposed to inclement and violent weather and climate.
A new study, coordinated by Sapienza, claims to have discovered the oldest lunar calendar in the world in a pebble that was carved during the Upper Paleolithic period.
Modeling the shape and movement of near-Earth asteroids is now up to 25 times faster thanks to new research.
Remains of Neolithic site near Motza, the largest ever discovered in Israel, show mix of agriculture, hunting, animal husbandry — a society at its peak, say archaeologists.
Pharoah Sneferu’s structure marks key step in Egyptian architecture, as builders had to change the angle when it started to crack.
Ancient Greeks embarked on at least 3,500 maritime voyages to transport between 7,000-10,000 tonnes of white marble from one Aegean island to another.
Five exhausted canoeists proved July 9 it is possible Japan was settled 30,000 years ago by Old Stone Age people from Taiwan.
NASA says it can’t afford to build a space telescope considered the fastest way to identify asteroids that might impact the Earth with terrible consequences.
The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen.
A famous astrophysicist (and guitar player) tells all about an ambitious mission to save humanity from asteroids, should one ever threaten Earth.
The sophisticated tech requires specialized training and expensive equipment, but researchers have recently been trying to make its use more widespread.
Scientists, scholars, astrophysicists, engineers, students and academics will gather in 192 countries to be part of the official United Nations’ day of awareness and education.