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See definition of asteroid on Dictionary.com
  • as inplanet
  • as insatellite
  • as insatellite

synonyms for asteroid

  • earth
  • globe
  • sphere
  • world
  • apple
  • marble
  • orb
  • planetoid
  • heavenly body
  • luminous body
  • terrene
  • wandering star
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How to use asteroid in a sentence

Perhaps, Carr and a few others have imagined, LUCA was the descendent of microbial Martian invaders traveling by asteroid.
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The analogs in the solar system are all asteroid-sized bodies much less massive than Earth.
TWO EXOPLANET FAMILIES REDEFINE WHAT PLANETARY SYSTEMS CAN LOOK LIKELISA GROSSMANFEBRUARY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As he sorts through it, Genge could conceivably come across a speck of 6626 Mattgenge, an 8-kilometer-wide asteroid near Mars named in his honor for his contributions to the study of cosmic dust.
WHAT DUST FROM SPACE TELLS US ABOUT OURSELVESNATALIE WOLCHOVERFEBRUARY 4, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Although the company has struggled, Bezos has invested to the tune of $1 billion a year in the company and rhapsodizes about a future in which humans live in massive habitats in orbit and mine asteroids.
JEFF BEZOS STEPPING DOWN AS AMAZON CEO, TRANSITIONING TO EXECUTIVE CHAIR ROLEJAY GREENE, TONY ROMMFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission successfully touched down on the asteroid Bennu and collected an overflowing amount of material to bring back to Earth.
WE’RE LIVING IN A GOLDEN AGE OF SAMPLE RETURN MISSIONSNEEL PATELFEBRUARY 2, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Crudely put, if there are no major erosional processes operating on a planet like Mars, then older surfaces should have more impact craters from asteroid hits.
RUMBLES ON MARS RAISE HOPES OF UNDERGROUND MAGMA FLOWSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSFEBRUARY 1, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Over its 12-year mission, Lucy will visit the so-called Jovian Trojans—asteroids that share the same orbit as Jupiter but float hundreds of millions of miles ahead or behind the planet, trapped there by the giant planet’s gravity.
MARS MISSIONS, A SUPER-POWERED TELESCOPE, AND MORE EXCITING 2021 SPACE EVENTSPAOLA ROSA-AQUINOJANUARY 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some of the worst effects will be on observations to detect near-Earth asteroids.
HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM A BUSY YEAR IN SPACE LAUNCHESLISA GROSSMANDECEMBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This is because, over the past 4 billion years, its massive gravity has scattered comets and asteroids away that might otherwise have hit our planet.
THE SIGHT OF JUPITER AND SATURN TOGETHER IS A BEAUTIFUL THING - FACTS SO ROMANTICSEAN RAYMOND & SEBASTIAAN KRIJTDECEMBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
That means scientists studying the material could learn more about the evolution of the moon and test out new techniques for estimating the age of geological samples from other planets, moons, and asteroids.
CHINA JUST BROUGHT MOON ROCKS BACK TO EARTH FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORYNEEL PATELDECEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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