Ukrainian scientists discovered a large asteroid in late 2013 that could possibly strike the Earth on Aug. 26, 2032. If such a collision occurred, it would strike with a force 50 times greater than the largest atomic bom... More »

Earth has been hit by asteroids many times throughout its history. Space.com states there were 26 observed explosions attributed to asteroid strikes between the years 2000 and 2013. More »

The next asteroid to hit Earth could be Apophis. Deep Astronomy states that the asteroid, which was discovered in 2004, could hit on April 13, 2036. More »

The next asteroid to hit Earth could be Apophis. Deep Astronomy states that the asteroid, which was discovered in 2004, could hit on April 13, 2036. More »

Earth has been hit by asteroids many times throughout its history. Space.com states there were 26 observed explosions attributed to asteroid strikes between the years 2000 and 2013. More »

The term "doomsday asteroid" is usually applied to an asteroid that, if it impacted Earth, would cause sufficient destruction to significantly disrupt the balance of life and possibly cause major extinctions. Such an ast... More »

Seeing comets with the naked eye from Earth is rare, so it is likely that there are currently no comets visible. Astronomers expect at least three comets will be visible from Earth in 2015. More »