NASA returns sample from asteroid Bennu to Earth

A NASA capsule carrying the largest sample ever collected from an asteroid has returned to Earth. The capsule, which landed in the Utah desert at 3.52pm, contained around 250g of rocks and dust collected from asteroid Bennu as part of NASA’s Osiris-Rex mission. Experts say the carbon-rich, near-Earth asteroid serves as a time capsule from […]

At least two injured in magnitude 6.4 quake in Humboldt County, California

A magnitude 6.4 quake struck about 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) west-southwest of Ferndale, Calif., in Humboldt County, according to the US Geological Survey. At least two people were injured, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said there is currently no tsunami threat associated with the quake. However, the Humboldt County […]