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Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust

/ Ryugu‘s rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. Share this story For the last few months, Japan‘s Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, in order to blast free material for a return to Earth. But Hayabusa2‘s visit has also […]

by × November 5, 2019 × 0 comments

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Musk warns Earth has NO ASTEROID DEFENSE following ‘God of Chaos’ news reports

Musk warns Earth has NO ASTEROID DEFENSE following ‘God of Chaos’ news reports

Musk warns Earth has NO ASTEROID DEFENSE following ‘God of Chaos’ news reports The gigantic Apophis asteroid hurtling towards Earth has sparked a flurry of panicked news reports. Elon Musk is warning that we are completely defenseless against planet-killer asteroids even if this one doesn’t pose a threat. Receive News […]

by × October 31, 2019 × 0 comments

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Great Pyramid-sized ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid traveling towards Earth

Great Pyramid-sized ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid traveling towards Earth

Great Pyramid-sized ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid traveling towards Earth A “potentially hazardous” asteroid that’s slightly larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza is set to hurtle past Earth this month at a whopping speed of 18 kilometers per second. The enormous asteroid, 2019 OU1, measures to 160 meters (524 feet) in […]

by × October 9, 2019 × 0 comments

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Empire State Building-sized asteroid set to scream past Earth at 10,400mph

Empire State Building-sized asteroid set to scream past Earth at 10,400mph

Empire State Building-sized asteroid set to scream past Earth at 10,400mph An asteroid larger than the Empire State Building (1,454 feet), and known as 2006 QQ23, will scream past the Earth at roughly 10,400 mph in the early hours of Saturday morning. First spotted in 2006, hence the name, the […]

by × October 4, 2019 × 0 comments