NASA's Osiris sets sail to comet Bennu in 2016

NASA's Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will visit the asteroid now called Bennu, named after an important ancient Egyptian avian deity.

Massive Osiris simulation uses 1,572,864 Sequoia supercomputer cores

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have managed to perform record simulations using all 1,572,864 cores of Sequoia, the largest supercomputer in the world.

Recent asteroid collision caught on camera

Astronomers have spotted what's been confirmed as a collision between two asteroids that took place just last year beyond the orbit of Mars.