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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.

Video Captures Draconid Meteor
2011-10-25 11:01:45

This video catches the moment when a Draconid meteor exploded in Earth's atmosphere earlier this month.

9e130885e9f506e6999e4d64ce88442f1
2010-09-22 14:25:01

What does a scientist do to visualize a space journey? Build a model, of course.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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