Scientists believe life may exist within underground ocean - living off minerals and using tidal heat as a source of energy
US research shows there is a ‘better than 50/50’ chance that life was seeded between bodies in the Solar System
The alert status for one of the archipelago’s most active volcanoes was raised to the highest level on Sunday after the mountain repeatedly sent hot clouds of gas down its slope following a series of eruptions in recent days.
New research shows distinctive rock is more than twice as old as previously thought – and could expose signs of ancient Martian life
Scientists calculate planet’s leave-by date, and identify other worlds where life may develop
Space agency suggests 2025 as a possible date to complete the mission
Collector reveals how Chelyabinsk meteorite got from deep space to Edinburgh auction room
"Potentially Hazardous Asteroids" (PHAs) can be as far away as 7.5 million kilometers
Fist-sized fireball likely to be formed from debris from Halley's Comet
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The meteor, which was travelling at around 33,000 mph rained down over the Ural Mountains last week
Hours after a meteor exploded over Russia and injured more than 1,000 people and an asteroid passed relatively close to Earth, people in California reported seeing an unusual flash of light over the San Francisco Bay area that left many startled and thrilled.
Many of those wounded, 67 of whom are children, were hurt by broken glass caused by shockwaves and hurtling debris
An asteroid as big as an Olympic swimming pool has narrowly missed the Earth this evening, becoming the closest ever for an object of that size.