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2012-06-15 21:17:45

An asteroid about the size of a football stadium may slightly have a chance of impacting Earth in 2040, but new estimates show it's hardly a threat.

Near-miss Asteroid Will Return Next Year
2012-03-16 03:03:09

When it whizzes past Earth in 2013, a newly discovered asteroid is going to miss our planet – but not by much. The 50 m space rock is expected to come closer than many satellites, highlighting the growing need to keep watch on hazards from above.

'Continent Killer' Asteroid On Possible Collision Course With Earth
2011-10-31 04:20:40

A 20 million ton asteroid is currently heading towards us at 23,000 miles per hour, and could collide with our planet in approximately 25 years.

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2011-08-18 08:10:00

Scientists from the European Space Agency (ESA) are planning to fire a spacecraft into an asteroid in an attempt to prepare for one that could be on a direct collision course with the Earth.

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2011-01-29 12:19:48

What could happen if a 25-million-ton chunk of rock slammed into Earth?

2011-01-11 00:00:42

Information given to UFO contactee, Billy Meier, in 1981 by Plejaren extraterrestrials to be published in several languages, aimed at younger generations who will be most affected if scientists don't act now to prevent a deep impact by Apophis in the coming years Playa Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 Predictive information about the Earth being hit by the Apophis asteroid, first provided to UFO contactee Billy Meier, in 1981 is now available as a cartoon in an online comic book titled,...

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2010-11-04 06:00:00

Scientists at Purdue University and Imperial College London have revised their popular ‘Impact Effects Calculator’, which allows anyone to calculate the potential damage a comet or asteroid would cause if it collided with the Earth.

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2010-03-25 12:15:00

Key observations of an asteroid with a slight chance of hitting Earth may have to be shuttered in light of budget cuts, officials at a Puerto Rico observatory reported on Thursday.

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2009-12-30 12:15:00

The head of the Russian space agency said Wednesday that the country is considering sending a spacecraft to a large asteroid to knock it off its path and prevent a possible collision with Earth.


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