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Asteroid Defense - Casualty in Chilled US-Russia Relations - Expert

Russia Wants the Ability to Kill Asteroids

Russia wants theability todestroy Earth-killing asteroids, andthe Federal Space Agency says it only needs 23 billion rubles ($634 million) todo it, according toa proposed national space agenda through 2025 obtained byInterfax onWednesday. Russia ... Moscow Times, 1 week ago

Regulating Asteroid Mining

The idea of mining asteroids is definitely in vogue. In the past few years commercial space advocates have been pursuing new private-sector space business activities. Profiting from orbital operations is not a new idea. Commercial space activities ...
 Space Daily2 days ago Mining Asteroids and Exploiting the New Space Economy  Yahoo! Finance1 week ago Mining the Asteroids: The Next Boom  MLM Business Opportunities Blog1 week ago Far Out! Company Tracks Space Junk  ABC News1 day ago
National Geographic

How The Current Mass Extinction Of Animals Threatens Humans

More species are becoming extinct today than at any time since dinosaurs were wiped off the face of the Earth by an asteroid 65 million years ago. Yet this bio-Armageddon, caused mainly by humans, is greeted by most of us with a yawn and a shrug.
 Peak Oil4 days ago

Meteorite study indicates volcanic activity on early small asteroids

The Almahata Sitta meteorite number 15 in-situ on the desert floor during its find on 2008 December 8, much as it fell on October 7 earlier that year. Credit: P. Jenniskens, SETI Institute ( —Examination of one of the Almahata Sitta ...
 PhysOrg.com1 week ago Volcanism on asteroids in early solar system  ABC Online1 week ago Rare meteorite points to volcanism in early solar system  ABC Online1 week ago

Watch a Giant Asteroid Bear Crash Into the Planet for Behemoth's Game 4

The trailer above for The Behemoth's next game opens with a Dr. Evil-like narration over images of a massive space bear crashing into our planet and raining green blood on the hapless citizens below. According to a press release, the currently ...
 GameSpot1 week ago

Potential killer asteroid can be stopped: scientists

Scientists believe they are closer to working out how to stop an asteroid that could potentially wipe out Earth in 2880. A paper published in the journal Nature by researchers at the University of Tennessee has found that blowing up the space rock, ...
 New York Post1 week ago Earth-bound asteroid can be stopped  Brisbane Courier-Mail2 weeks ago

Dinosaur Extinction

Dinosaurs suddenly became extinct 65 million years ago. But was it really an asteroid strike, massive global volcanic eruptions or a devastating worldwide flood? The cause of this mass extinction has been extensively studied with no definitive ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago Had the asteroid hit at a different time…  The Hindu1 month ago Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Struck At Just The Wrong Time, New Study Suggests  Huffington Post1 month ago Giant asteroid hit at 'bad' time to kill dinosaurs  Prokerala1 month ago

Tuatara's cousin survived asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs

The humble tuatara's ancestors lived in the time of the dinosaurs. File photo / NZ Herald A distant cousin of the tuatara also survived the extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, only to become extinct later, a new study has found. ...
 New Zealand Herald1 week ago Tuatara's cousin also survived asteroid  MSN New Zealand1 week ago Reptile outlived the dinosaurs  New Zealand Herald1 week ago
National Geographic

The Mammals Who Lived

When the asteroid slammed into prehistoric Mexico and drew the curtain on the Cretaceous, dinosaurs did not fare very well . All but the toothless birds soon died. The aftermath of the impact wasn't kind to the rest of life on Earth, either. Entire ...
 National Geographic1 week ago
Huffington Post UK

Asteroids In Worthing And Dragons In Wigan: The Top 10 Most Ridiculous FOI Requests Sent To Local Councils

Highlighting that perhaps everyone needs to calm down and stop getting so emotionally attached to Game Of Thrones, local councils have complained that they are being bombarded with demands for information on what emergency measures are in place to ...
 Huffington Post UK1 week ago Councils quizzed on dragon attacks, asteroid crashes and possessed pets in wacky FoI requests  Noodls1 week ago Councils quizzed by wacky FoI requests  Local Government Association1 week ago Pet exorcisms and frozen animals are some of the bizarre questions aimed at council staff  HRreview1 week ago
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