Asteroids archive

  • Giant asteroid heading for Earth
    Online

    Giant asteroid heading for Earth

    By 29 July 2010

    Boffins believe that Earth could be hit by a gigantic asteroid on 24 September 2182. The 612-yard wide rock, snappily dubbed "1999 RQ36" has a one-in-a-thousand chance of colliding with the planet; higher odds than similar 'roids in the past. María Eugenia...

  • VIDEO: Androideroids - the multiplayer Android desktop mashup
    Phones

    VIDEO: Androideroids - the multiplayer Android desktop mashup

    By 22 June 2010

    Android fans must be getting a bit sick of the coverage that Apple is receiving this week. But don't worry, we haven't forgotten about your OS of choice, we're always keeping our eyes open, scanning the tech world for Android news and titbits. And we...

  • The Asteroids game that lasted 3.5 days
    Gaming

    The Asteroids game that lasted 3.5 days

    By 8 April 2010

    How much of a fan of Asteroids are you? Enough to play for 3.5 days non-stop and in the process score the highest score of all time? Thought not, but that's exactly what John McAllister did. The dude from Portland, Oregon spent a long weekend playing...