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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.
This video catches the moment when a Draconid meteor exploded in Earth's atmosphere earlier this month.
What does a scientist do to visualize a space journey? Build a model, of course.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.