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Astronomers weigh in on how to keep the planet safe from near-Earth objects.
Asteroid 2012 DA14 spans half a football field, and will whiz by the Earth a mere 17,000 miles above us--closer than many satellites.
A company aims to expand the world’s natural resource base by mining asteroids.
This year’s ‘Move an Asteroid’ competition winner shares her idea.
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past the Earth next fall. But where did it come from?
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.