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Asteroid responsible for dinosaur deaths could help fight cancer

Scientists have demonstrated that iridium a rare metal delivered to Earth by the asteroid can be used to kill cancer without harming healthy cells. Representational image London: A 10-km wide asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs when it crashed into the Earth ... Zee News, 1 month ago
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Small asteroid set to pass safely by Earth tomorrow: Experts

Experts say the asteroid poses no risk of impact with Earth
 Business Standard2 months ago Small asteroid set to flyby Earth  DNA2 months ago Small asteroid to zoom past Earth on Thursday, says NASA  Zee News2 months ago
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Dinosaur-killing asteroid cooled Earth more than thought

The Chicxulub asteroid impact - that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago - likely released climate-altering sulphur and cooled the Earth far more than originally thought, a study has found.The research makes a more refined estimate of how much ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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SEE PIC: NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-Rex captures breathtaking new photo of the Earth

An unmanned NASA spacecraft called OSIRIS-Rex which launched a year ago on September 8, traveling to a distant asteroid veered toward Earth for a gravitational slingshot maneuver that will better aim it toward the Sun-orbiting space rock, Bennu.
 DNA2 months ago En route to asteroid, NASA'S OSIRIS-REX to flyby Earth  Sify2 months ago NASA'S OSIRIS-REX mission to flyby Earth on Friday  Business Standard2 months ago
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NASA extends Dawn mission at dwarf planet Ceres

has approved a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. During this extension, the spacecraft will descend to lower altitudes than ever before at the dwarf planet, which it has been ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Nasa's Dawn mission set for close look at dwarf planet Ceres  Business Standard1 month ago NASA approves 2nd extension of Dawn mission at Ceres  News on Air1 month ago Scientists dig into the origin of organics on dwarf planet Ceres  Science Daily1 month ago
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Scientists push for 50 tiny spacecraft to tour 300 asteroids

An infrared spectrometer analyses spectral signatures in light reflected or emitted by the asteroid to determine its mineralogy. Representational image London: Scientists from Finland have proposed a fleet of 50 tiny spacecraft, propelled by innovative ...
 Zee News2 months ago '50 nano spacecraft proposed to explore 300 asteroids'  Business Standard2 months ago
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Earthlings test warning system as asteroid flies by

An asteroid the size of a school bus flew remarkably near Earth on Thursday, providing scientists with an opportunity to test the warning systems that would kick in if a space collision was coming. Asteroid 2012 TC4 came close -- passing Earth at a distance ...
 DNA2 months ago
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Asteroid-bound spacecraft zips by Earth for gravity boost

An unmanned NASA spacecraft traveling to a distant asteroid veered toward Earth for a gravitational slingshot maneuver that will better aim it toward the Sun-orbiting space rock, Bennu, the US space agency has said.The gravity-boost took place yesterday about ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Asteroids photobomb Hubble's deep space pictures

Asteroids in our solar system that are about 160 million miles away from Earth got in the way while NASA's Hubble Space Telescope was taking deep images of the universe, the US space agency reported. The asteroids made their way into Hubble's picture -- ...
 Daiji World1 month ago
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END OF THE WORLD WARNING: Tonight’s Asteroid 2012 TC4 is a ‘sign of the APOCALYPSE’

The website reads: “Biblical prophecy speaks of an asteroid or a comet: And the second angel sounded the trumpet: and as it were a great mountain, burning with fire, was cast into the sea, and the third part of the sea became blood: [Apocalypse 8:8].
 Express UK2 months ago End of the World September 23? 'Planet X, nuclear strikes, asteroids and the apocalypse'  Express UK2 months ago End of the world: 'North Korean nuclear strikes, asteroids and apocalypse' on SEPTEMBER 23  Express UK2 months ago
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