Astronomers spot a strange, first-of-its-kind asteroid near Jupiter

There’s still plenty of opportunity for astronomers to discover strange new objects. Researchers using the University of Hawaii’s Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS)

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Watch a mile-long asteroid sling past the Earth tonight at 7 PM ET

An asteroid will hit Earth — it’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” Fortunately, the space rock known as 1998 OR2 won’t be

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