An asteroid above the earth. (AP Photo)

Asteroid to Earth

An asteroid the size of three football fields is set to make a close brush with Planet Earth early tomorrow morning. Near-Earth asteroid 2000 EM26 poses no threat of actually hitting the planet. This asteroid […]


This undated artist concept released by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the Dawn spacecraft with Ceres and Vesta in the background. (AP Photo/William K. Hartmann/UCLA/NASA, JET PROPULSION LABORATORY)

Telescope spies water plumes on dwarf planet Ceres

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest object in the asteroid belt just got more attractive: Scientists have confirmed signs of water on the dwarf planet Ceres, one of the few bodies in the solar system […]



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