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Dino-Killing Chicxulub Asteroid Inhibited Photosynthesis, Cooled Earth for Up To Four Years

Added: 23.08.2017 14:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

A team of researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the University of Colorado Boulder and NASA has used a world-class computer model to paint a rich picture of how Earth’s conditions might have looked during the K-Pg extinction. Paleontologists estimate that more than three-quarters of all species on Earth, including all non-avian dinosaurs, [...]

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Large asteroid to safely pass Earth on Sept. 1

Added: 22.08.2017 20:30 | 18 views | 0 comments

Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles, (7.0 million kilometers, or about 18 Earth-Moon distances).

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Asteroid Florence to Fly Safely Past Earth on September 1

Added: 21.08.2017 11:56 | 10 views | 0 comments

A relatively large near-Earth asteroid will safely fly by pur planet on September 1, 2017, according to NASA. Florence [full name (3122) Florence] is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles in size. The space rock was discovered by Schelte ‘Bobby’ Bus at Siding Spring Observatory in March 1981. According to the International [...]

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NASA: 3-Mile-Wide Asteroid Set to Pass by Earth Sept. 1

Added: 19.08.2017 0:08 | 12 views | 0 comments

Labor Day weekend is set to get off to a stellar start when a 2.7-mile-wide asteroid has a "relatively close encounter" with Earth on Friday, Sept. 1, according to NASA officials, The Daily Mail reported Friday.

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NASA greets Earth-buzzing asteroid Florence in September

Added: 18.08.2017 21:13 | 14 views | 0 comments

A large asteroid named Florence will thrill astronomers when it comes in for a September flyby of Earth.

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Astronauts to bring asteroid back into lunar orbit

Added: 07.08.2017 16:03 | 18 views | 0 comments

Future space exploration aims to fly further from Earth than ever before. New research examines the robotic phase of the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). In addition to taking manned spaceflights deeper into space than ever before, the proposed mission would also bring some benefit for planetary science.

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Giant loner asteroids suggest baby planets formed quickly

Added: 04.08.2017 1:00 | 27 views | 0 comments

The oldest intact asteroids hint that planets didn’t grow by slowly gathering small space rocks, but came from rapidly collapsing dust

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Primordial asteroids discovered

Added: 03.08.2017 21:10 | 13 views | 0 comments

Astronomers recently discovered a relatively unpopulated region of the main asteroid belt, where the few asteroids present are likely pristine relics from early in solar system history. The team used a new search technique that also identified the oldest known asteroid family, which extends throughout the inner region of the main asteroid belt.

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Giant loner asteroids suggest baby planets formed quickly

Added: 03.08.2017 20:00 | 10 views | 0 comments

The oldest intact asteroids hint that planets didn’t grow by slowly gathering small space rocks, but came from rapidly collapsing dust

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