Key ingredient of life might have come from comets
Ribose could form in space despite the harsh conditions.
Amateur astronomers caught a Jupiter impact on camera
An asteroid or comet smacked into the gas giant, and there's telescope video to prove it.
NASA's asteroid explorer faces tests that simulate space
OSIRIS-REx has to pass a regimen that includes extreme cold and vacuum.
Scientists to drill into asteroid impact that wiped out dinosaurs
They want to know how life recovered after the disastrous celestial collision.
Russia has plans to nuke Earth-bound asteroids, if necessary
Plan B is Bruce Willis.
President signs pro-asteroid mining bill into law
US companies can keep whatever they mine in space.
Congress approves space mining, minus regulation
Private companies are allowed to mine in space, but they won't have much government oversight.
OSIRIS-REx is complete and will collect asteroid samples in 2016
It will also help NASA develop a mission to prevent end-of-the-world movies from becoming real-life situations.
Asteroid making surprise flyby at an 'unusually high' velocity
The object, sized at up to 1,000 feet across, will make a near pass on Halloween at 78,000 mph.