We could lose the moon

There are plenty of disaster films out there. We know what’s in store for us if asteroids threaten the planet, if tidal waves hit New York, or if a cruise ship suddenly flips over and/or is attacked by a kraken. Unfortunately, by focusing on these impossible disasters, films have neglected even more impossible disasters. What … [Read the full story]

Huge asteroid set to pass Earth

A huge asteroid is set to pass closer to Earth than the Moon next week – becoming the biggest space rock to do so in 35 years. The circular asteroid, named 2005 YU55, is about 1,300ft wide and will pass at a distance of 202,000 miles. The time of the nearest fly-by is expected to … [Read the full story]