Tuesday, 14 August 2018
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Earth mini-moons: Potential for exciting scientific and commercial opportunities

Added: 13.08.2018 21:18 | 14 views | 0 comments

The detection of 'mini-moons' -- small asteroids temporarily captured in orbit around Earth -- will vastly improve our scientific understanding of asteroids and the Earth-moon system. Small and fast-moving, they have evaded detection by existing technology, with only one confirmed mini-moon discovery to date. The advent of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope could verify their existence and track their paths around our planet, presenting exciting scientific and commercial opportunities.

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Asteroid discovered after it makes the closest flyby of the year

Added: 13.08.2018 19:57 | 13 views | 0 comments

The space rock came sneaking up on us from behind the sun.

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Earth mini-moons: Potential for exciting scientific and commercial opportunities

Added: 13.08.2018 15:42 | 3 views | 0 comments

The detection of 'mini-moons' -- small asteroids temporarily captured in orbit around Earth -- will vastly improve our scientific understanding of asteroids and the Earth-moon system. Small and fast-moving, they have evaded detection by existing technology, with only one confirmed mini-moon discovery to date. The advent of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope could verify their existence and track their paths around our planet, presenting exciting scientific and commercial opportunities.

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Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is gearing up to bomb an asteroid

Added: 08.08.2018 18:30 | 6 views | 0 comments

A Japanese spacecraft is closing in on the tiny asteroid Ryugu, where it will drop off landers and explosively take samples of dust to analyse back on Earth

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NASA outlines its plans to deal with a large asteroid impact

Added: 08.08.2018 18:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

NASA is designing and testing missions to deflect a potential asteroid from hitting Earth, and working with emergency responders to plan for a day when one does

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Facebook adds quirky Messenger games to video chats

Added: 08.08.2018 14:00 | 10 views | 0 comments

Facebook's latest additions to Messenger will have you dodging asteroids and trying to keep a straight face.

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Facebook's Messenger Games are about to make video chat super competitive

Added: 08.08.2018 14:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

If you thought your six-person video chat was hectic, try adding flying asteroids...

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Asteroid Ryugu looks bleak in this close-up from JAXA spacecraft

Added: 07.08.2018 21:17 | 12 views | 0 comments

Japan's daring Hayabusa2 took a dive toward an asteroid and snapped its rubble-filled surface.

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