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Big space rock to streak past Earth on Thursday

Big space rock to streak past Earth tomorrow

An asteroid stretching 650 metres across is on track to whoosh past Earth tomorrow at a safe -- but uncomfortably close -- distance, according to astronomers. "Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

Large asteroid to buzz past Earth in April, says NASA

Last Updated: Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 13:35 Representational image Washington: A large near-Earth asteroid discovered nearly three years ago will fly safely past Earth on April 19th, US space agency NASA has said. The space rock, known as 2014 JO25, is ...
 Zee News1 month ago Large asteroid to buzz past Earth on April 19: NASA  Business Standard1 month ago Earth Doesn't Really Have Any Protections In Place From Asteroids  Huffington Post2 months ago
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Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life

The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs is revealing clues to the origins of life on Earth. Scientists have drilled into the 200km-wide Chicxulub crater now buried under the Gulf of Mexico. They say its rocks show evidence of having been ...
 MSN India2 months ago

Nasa to study the solar system and develop methods for manned missions to celestial bodies

Nasa has added four new teams to study the Moon, near-Earth asteroids and other components of the solar system. According to a report in Engadget on Sunday, the first group from the University of Colorado will study on robotics, cosmology, astrophysics and ...
 Tech22 months ago NASA adds four teams to study solar system  Prokerala2 months ago Solar system exploration research: These are four new teams selected by NASA  Zee News2 months ago

How wrong-way asteroid avoids colliding with Jupiter

For at least a million years, an asteroid orbiting the "wrong" way around the Sun has been playing a cosmic game of chicken to avoid collision with Jupiter and with about 6,000 other asteroids sharing the giant planet's space, a study says.The findings ...
 Prokerala1 month ago How "wrong-way" asteroid avoids collision with Jupiter decoded  Business Standard1 month ago

Does Mars have rings? Not right now, but maybe one day

Researchers have developed a model that suggests that debris that was pushed into space from an asteroid or other body slamming into Mars around 4.3 billion years ago and alternates between becoming a planetary ring and clumping up to form a moon.
 Science Daily2 months ago Mars may have had a ring once, and may get one again in the future  Tech22 months ago

Astrophysicist: ETs May Have Already Lived And Died In Our Solar System

As science continues to search the cosmos for evidence of intelligent extraterrestrials and, at the very least, for habitable planets that might harbor even non-intelligent life, one scientist is raising another eye-opening question: Was there a time in the ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago

'Last African dinosaur' discovered in Morocco

One of the last dinosaurs living in Africa before their extinction 66 million years ago has been discovered in a Moroccan mine, scientists said today. Researchers from the University of Bath in the UK studied a rare fragment of a jaw bone discovered in the ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Solar system 2.0 found 10 light-years away

A planetary system located just 10.5 light-years away is remarkably similar to our solar system, scientists have found. The system is a prime location to research how planets form around stars like our Sun, researchers said. Located 10.5 light-years away in ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Star Wars-like planetary system discovered  Business Standard2 months ago

New Jurassic-era dinosaur species found in France

A new species of giant dinosaurs has been discovered in France by scientists after they re-examined a museum fossil that had been overlooked for over 80 years. The fossil named Vouivria damparisensis, has been identified as a brachiosaurid sauropod dinosaur.
 DNA3 weeks ago
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