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Sun's Nudge On Asteroids Can Trigger Earth-Hit... Or Miss | Video
When a heated asteroid surface rotates into darkness, thermal radiation can act as a "sort of mini-thruster," changing the space rock's trajectory. This phenomena is called the Yarkovsky effect is nicely
 Space.com2 days ago
Softpedia
Watch: How Sunlight Jerks Asteroids Around
Video explains how sunlight influences asteroids' orbit In a brand new animated video that's just been posted online, NASA scientists explain how something as simple as sunlight can influence the orbit of the asteroids that populate our Solar ...
 Softpedia3 days ago
SEN
Earth's orbital companion: Asteroid Cruithne
Sen—The asteroid Cruithne, around 5 km in size, was first spotted in 1983 by Giovanni de Sanctis and Richard M. West of the European Southern Observatory, Chile. It was given the inital designation 1983 UH. But they never saw the object again, so ...
 SEN4 days ago
Land and space detectors needed to catalog city-destroying asteroids
Only about 10 percent of asteroids within 31 million miles of Earth that could destroy a city have been identified and NASA needs a combined effort of ground telescopes and infrared satellites to raise that number to 90 percent by 2025, an Obama ...
 Fierce Government4 days ago
Watch A Weird-Shaped Asteroid Tumble Through Space [Video]
A pretty big space rock zipped past Earth last week. The asteroid 2011 UW158 came to within about 1.5 million miles of our planet, allowing ground-based telescopes to get their first good look at it. By bouncing radar signals off the asteroid, ...
 Popular Science5 days ago
Forbes.com
Bringing Asteroids Down To Earth
While astrophysicists may be accustomed to parsing complex technical data about asteroids, your average stargazer often views that same data set as a discouraging roadblock. Oracle employees joined a NASA hackathon to transform technical ...
 Forbes.com1 week ago
OracleVoice: Bringing Asteroids Down To Earth
Oracle volunteers and members of the Oracle Applications User Experience team took part in NASA's Asteroid Hackathon to devise a visual tool that harnesses the power of user experience to make complex data accessible to everyone. "With enterprise ...
 Austin American Statesman1 week ago
Kazinform
Kazakhstan could play a key role in asteroid mining
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On the weekend an asteroid flew by the Earth.According to "Express K" newspaper the asteroid's nucleus consists of pure platinum. The cost of this asteroid, according to astronomers, is estimated at $5.4 trillion. In response, ...
 Kazinform1 week ago
Sky News Australia
Mining firm aims for platinum-loaded asteroid
An asteroid has sped pass Earth at a distance of just 1.5 million miles away, with some onlookers interested in more than just its scientific importance. Asteroid 2011 UW-158 passed 30 times closer than our nearest planet, according to Slooh ...
 Sky News Australia1 week ago
Mining Firm Aiming For Platinum-Loaded Asteroid
An asteroid will pass just 1.5 million miles from Earth around 10pm tonight, with some onlookers interested in more than just its scientific importance. Asteroid 2011 UW-158 will pass 30 times closer than our nearest planet, according to Slooh ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 weeks ago
Mining Firm Aiming For Platinum Asteroid
Play video "Could We Mine Asteroids?" Video: Could We Mine Asteroids? An asteroid has sped pass Earth at a distance of just 1.5 million miles away, with some onlookers interested in more than just its scientific importance. Asteroid ...
 Sky News1 week ago
IndiaTV News
Asteroids can cause tsunami threatening millions of people, warn scientists
London: Experts at the University of Southampton have developed a software that can ‘predict’ impact corridors of known asteroids and calculate the risk to humans, reports The Daily Telegraph.There are nearly 13,000 asteroids, out of which around ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago
The Telegraph UK
Asteroid tsunami could kill thousands in Britain, warn scientists
Although the UK is not directly in an asteroid path, it is at risk from impact 'corridors' of known asteroids in the Atlantic Ocean and North Sea which could trigger devastating tsunamis Asteroids could wipe out the Earth unless governments come together and ...
 The Telegraph UK1 month ago
Asteroid Icarus may hit Earth
NASA is monitoring a massive space rock, which experts believe can destroy mankind if it changes direction and struck the Earth. The Slooh telescope internet channel has organized the 74,200 mph ‘near Earth’ flyby. It will be monitored and shown live ...
 TopNews1 month ago
Express UK
'US military secretly preparing for asteroid that will wipe out mankind in September'
A GIGANTIC asteroid will smash into the earth this September, causing mankind to die out in a dinosaur-style mass extinction, conspiracy theorists are warning. By Jon Austin PUBLISHED: 13:15, Mon, Jun 8, 2015 | UPDATED: 14:00, Mon, Jun 8, 2015
 Express UK1 month ago
Mirror Uk
Giant asteroid will zoom past Planet Earth today - but DON'T PANIC
It's huge, dangerous and heading our way. Should be scared of of Asteroid 1999 FN53? Keep calm and carry on: Asteroid 1999 FN53 is not expected to smash into Earth A huge asteroid will skim past Earth today - but the human species is expected to survive its ...
 Mirror Uk2 months ago
Mining Firm Aiming For Platinum-Loaded Asteroid
An asteroid will pass just 1.5 million miles from Earth around 10pm tonight, with some onlookers interested in more than just its scientific importance. Asteroid 2011 UW-158 will pass 30 times closer than our nearest planet, according to ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 weeks ago
Mining Firm Aiming For Platinum-Loaded Asteroid
The asteroid is expected to return in 2018 An asteroid will pass just 1.5 million miles from Earth around 10pm tonight, with some onlookers interested in more than just its scientific importance. Asteroid 2011 UW-158 will pass 30 times ...
 Sky News2 weeks ago
Mining Firm Aiming For Platinum-Loaded Asteroid
An asteroid will pass just 1.5 million miles from Earth around 10pm tonight, with some onlookers interested in more than just its scientific importance. Asteroid 2011 UW-158 will pass 30 times closer than our nearest planet, according to ...
 Yahoo! Canada2 weeks ago
Mining Firm Aiming For Platinum-Loaded Asteroid
The asteroid is expected to return in 2018 An asteroid will pass just 1.5 million miles from Earth around 10pm tonight, with some onlookers interested in more than just its scientific importance. Asteroid 2011 UW-158 will pass 30 times ...
 Cyber Parse2 weeks ago

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