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Mountain-Size Asteroid Flies By Earth Today: Watch It Online
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, world, earth, asteroid )

Angela
- 38 days ago - msn.com
A huge asteroid will become the largest space rock of its kind to pass closest to Earth until 2027 today (Jan. 26) when it zooms safely by Earth beyond the orbit of the moon, and you can see the space rock's flyby live online.
Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth Next Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, science, scientists, space, society, interesting, world, nasa, asteroid )

Frank
- 42 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Calling all amateur astronomers! Grab your best binoculars and scout out your favorite star-gazing spot, because next week, youâEUR(TM)ll have the extremely rare opportunity to watch a very large asteroid make its way past Earth.
Get Your Binoculars: Huge Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth Next Week
Science & Tech  (tags: Arecibo Observatory, asteroid, astronomy, Goldstone, interesting, JPL, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 42 days ago - cbsnews.com
NASA says it just takes a pair of binoculars to see this giant, third-of-a-mile-wide space rock as it makes its closest approach on January 26th. It's already under big-time surveillance, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Asteroid Half-a-Kilometre Wide Is Headed Our Way, Will Pass Earth on Australia Day
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroid )


- 44 days ago - theage.com.au
cientists and amateur astronomers are preparing for a once-in-a-decade chance to monitor an asteroid flying close by Earth on January 26, Australia Day.
Apophis Asteroid: Doomsday Delayed... Again
Science & Tech  (tags: Science & Environment, Asteroid, Death, Earth Extinction, Popular culture )

Ray
- 87 days ago - bbc.com
Warning: this article contains mild planetary peril. Well, that didn't take long. At the end of last year, it was some anomaly of an ancient Mesoamerican calendar which ramped up irrational concerns that the Universe was out to smite Earth mightily.
NASA to Send Sample-Return Mission to Earth-Bound Asteroid
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, astronomy, cosmology, asteroid, spacecraft, carbonaceous, collision )

Darren
- 175 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A spacecraft set to launch in 2016 will head for a carbonaceous asteroid that has a high probability of colliding with Earth in the 22nd century
Asteroid Discovered Just DAYS Ago Will Pass Us By This Weekend.
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, news, humans, astronomy, asteroid, moon, cosmology, discovery )

Darren
- 179 days ago - iflscience.com
Asteroid Discovered Just Days Ago Will Approach Closer Than The Moon This Weekend
Asteroid Dubbed 'The Beast' Set to Fly Past Earth on Sunday
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, asteroid, safety, nasa, The Beast )

Michael
- 270 days ago - cbc.ca
A recently discovered asteroid nicknamed The Beast is expected to make its closest approach to Earth this Sunday.
Asteroid's 'Bizarre' Disintegration Captured By Hubble
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble, discovery, astronomy, space, asteroid, research, science, scientists, investigation, Mars, Jupiter, P/2013 R3 )

Michael
- 360 days ago - cbc.ca
Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one. Scientists said on Thursday they have observed for the first time an asteroid breaking apart, crumbling into at least 10 pieces in sort of a celestial, slow-motion train wreck
Asteroid With 6 Comet Tails Puzzles Astronomers
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, space, nasa, research, ASTEROID, discovery )

Michael
- 481 days ago - cbc.ca
A strange object with half a dozen comet-like tails has been spotted in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, leaving astronomers wondering what it could be.
Approaching Asteroid Has Its Own Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, discovery, asteroid, satellite, moon )

Beatrice
- 643 days ago - science.nasa.gov
Approaching asteroid 1998 QE2 has a moon. Researchers found it in a sequence of radar images obtained by the 70-meter Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif., on the evening of May 29th (May 30th Universal Time) when the asteroid was about 6 milli
Asteroid Flyby Expected Friday
Science & Tech  (tags: Asteroid 1998 QE2, asteroid, space, science, scientists, astronomy, discovery )

Michael
- 645 days ago - cbc.ca
An asteroid nine times longer than a 1,900-passenger cruise ship will zoom past Earth this week at a safe distance.
Asteroid 9 Times Size of Ocean Liner Approaches Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Asteroid, 1998 QE2, space object, minor planet, NASA )

Angelika
- 655 days ago - rt.com
The 1998 QE2 asteroid has the physical mass to potentially deliver life on Earth a knockout punch, being 2.7km in length. It is to buzz our planet on May 31, aweing the stargazing community.
Asteroid Stalked Earth for Thousands of Years Before Blasting Russia, Experts Say
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroid, astronomy, discovery, impact, NASA, news, Russia, science, space )

Dan
- 731 days ago - cosmiclog.nbcnews.com
NASA said the energy release was equivalent to 500 kilotons of TNT, 30 times the energy released by the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima in World War II, the biggest cosmic impact since 1908. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Asteroid Feared on Course With Earth in 2040, No Longer Poses Threat, NASA Says
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, nasa, news, interesting, scientists, science, study, space, research, asteroid )

Johnny
- 796 days ago - examiner.com
A massive asteroid feared to be on a collision course with earth in 2040, no longer poses a threat.
 

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