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Asteroid Day celebrated with live asteroid watch

Students from various parts of the country witnessed a live asteroid watch at the Nehru Planetarium on Friday in celebration of Asteroid Day organised by astronomy education organisation SPACE India.Asteroid Day is observed each year on June 30 to commemorate ... Prokerala, 1 month ago
The Telegraph UK

ESA to test detection and tracking of near-Earth objects during close flyby of asteroid on 12 October

The space rock will zoom by harmlessly at a distance of about 44,000 kilometres (27,300 miles), an eighth of the distance from the Earth to the Moon. The post ESA to test detection and tracking of near-Earth objects during close flyby of asteroid on 12 ...
 First Post.com1 week ago Asteroid to shave past Earth inside Moon orbit: ESA  DNA1 week ago Asteroid the size of a house 'will shave' past Earth in October  The Telegraph UK1 week ago
MSN India

House-sized asteroid to whizz past Earth on October 12; no threat to the planet, says ESA

Scientists expected the asteroid to return for a near-Earth rendezvous this year, but did not know how far.
 Zee News1 week ago Ancient asteroid family could give clues to Earth's formation  MSN India2 weeks ago Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth  DNA2 months ago Risk of asteroid hitting Earth growing, warn astronomers  Zee News2 months ago

In pictures: Fascinating asteroids

Ceres and Vesta (pictured) are the two biggest asteroids in this belt. Vesta is rocky, while Ceres is believed to contain massive quantities of ice.
 MSN India1 month ago Fascinating pictures of asteroids  MSN India1 month ago
DNA

Earth may have started as gigantic balls of warm mud, not asteroids: Study

Scientists believe Earth was built from rocky asteroids, but new research challenges that view
 Business Standard1 month ago Earth may have had muddy origin: study  Business Standard1 month ago Earth may have had muddy origin, says study  Zee News1 month ago
MSN India

Coolest space discoveries

Time and again, we have made some of the most amazing discoveries, from the Pillars of Creation to the first asteroid. Let's have a look at some of those discoveries.
 MSN India1 month ago
MSN India

'Asteroid striking Earth inevitable'

An asteroid strike on the Earth is just a matter of time and such events could destroy major cities, experts warn. According to Alan Fitzsimmons from Queen''s University Belfast in the UK, it is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if ...
 MSN India2 months ago Asteroid collision with Earth inevitable: experts  Business Standard2 months ago

Luxembourg pioneers property rights laws for planets and asteroids

By Paola Totaro LONDON, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Luxembourg's ambitions to become a leader in the nascent space mining industry moved a step forward as it adopted a new law to create property rights on planets and asteroids and govern ...
 DNA1 month ago
MSN India

Will asteroids destroy us all in 10 million years?

Bill Simpson, collections manager of fossil vertebrates at Chicago's Field Museum, dusts the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue on display at museum Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in Chicago. The skeleton was being cleaned in anticipation of her 10th ...
 MSN India1 month ago

Dinosaurs' death cleared way for swift rise of frogs

The asteroid or comet strike that wiped out three-fourths of life on Earth, including non-avian dinosaurs, set the stage for the swift rise of frogs, according to a new study.If the calamity had not wiped the planet clean of most terrestrial life 66 million ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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