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2015-01-19 09:22:09

On January 26, 2015, the 0.6 mile-wide asteroid 2004 BL86 will pass within 745,000 miles of Earth. So...there's not much to worry about. Just get your telescopes ready.

Asteroid QE2 Fly-By Captured In NASA Movie
2013-06-10 10:34:04

Near-Earth asteroid QE2 and its moon, which safely completed a fly-by of our planet on May 31, is featured in a new video footage released by NASA scientists over the weekend.

Asteroid Needs A Name!
2012-09-04 13:39:18

NASA is opening up an opportunity for students to help name an asteroid the space agency will be gathering samples from and returning back to Earth.

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2010-03-26 06:30:00

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) was built to search for "dark" objects in space like brown dwarf stars, vast dust clouds, and asteroids.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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