Scientists initially believed that asteroids hitting Earth, such as the Chicxulub impactor that wiped out the dinosaurs, represent very rare events. There are plenty of reasons why you would be tempted to believe so, and one of them is represented ...

Asteroids are one of the most dangerous possible attackers of Earth. For decades we’ve tried to understand and learn about them. One method that proved to be efficient is using specially designed telescopes. ESA recently unveiled the Test-Bed Telescope 2 ...