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NASA updates world on odds of devastating asteroid impacting Earth

NASA has updated the world on the odds of one of the most likely asteroids impacting Earth that would cause devastation.

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NASA will attempt to deflect an asteroid, impact to happen next fall

NASA will be attempting to deflect an asteroid with what the space agency is calling a 'Double Asteroid Redirection Test', or DART.

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Asteroid 4,500 feet wide is approaching Earth this weekend, says NASA

NASA has classed the 4,500-foot wide asteroid as 'potentially hazardous' as it will make a relatively close approach to Earth soon.

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This asteroid has a higher chance to hit Earth than previously thought

Researchers found that the likelihood of this mile-wide asteroid hitting Earth is much greater than what was previously thought.

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Date found for mile-wide asteroid's highest chance of hitting Earth

Researchers have a new ultra-precise measurement for when the highest chance one of the most likely asteroids will hit Earth.

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Dinosaur-killing asteroid is much more common than scientists thought

Researchers have outlined in a new study the origins of the dinosaur-killing asteroid that hit Earth around 250 million years ago.

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Scientists found the dark origin of asteroid that killed the dinosaurs

Researchers believe they have found the dark origin of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs around 250 million years ago.

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Immensely large asteroid to pass dangerously close to Earth this month

Asteroid 2016 AJ193 has had its trajectory discovered, and it will pass within a 'potentially hazardous' distance to Earth.

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NASA: Great Pyramid of Giza-size asteroid to fly 'close' by Earth soon

NASA calculations are showing that a Great Pyramid of Giza-size asteroid will have a 'close' fly-by with Earth on the weekend.

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China to save Earth from cataclysmic asteroid by launching 23 rockets

Chinese scientists want to make their best effort towards saving Earth from a cataclysmic asteroid that could hit Earth.

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New findings show dinosaurs were going extinct before the big asteroid

A newly published study has caused the common theory of a space rock causing the extinction of dinosaurs to be rethought.

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Astronomers find the largest comet ever and its shocking massive

Astronomers located a comet that is now the largest comet ever to be discovered. It's 1,000 times bigger than a typical comet.

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'Mega comet' close to dwarf planet size is entering our solar system

Astronomers found a huge 'mega comet' that is believed to close to dwarf planet size and will be entering our solar system.

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NASA: Eiffel Tower-sized asteroid makes 'close approach' with Earth

NASA has rung the alarm for an asteroid that is potentially bigger than the Eiffel Tower making a 'close approach' with Earth.

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NASA's first asteroid-harvesting space probe begins its journey home

NASA's very first asteroid-harvesting mission has just put a spacecraft holding asteroid samples on a long journey home to Earth.

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Asteroid that traveled 23 million years to get to Earth discovered

Researchers and scientists have estimated that the asteroid that landed in Botswana took nearly 23 million years to reach Earth.

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NASA's simulation proves we couldn't stop an asteroid even if we tried

A worrying simulation from NASA has revealed that if an asteroid was headed towards Earth we couldn't even stop it if wanted to.

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NASA snapped a picture of this huge asteroid that just flew by Earth

On March 21, Asteroid 2001 FO32 passed by Earth, and the Virtual Telescope Project (VTP) managed to capture a great image of it.

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Asteroid to hit Earth a day before U.S. Election, 2020 is relentless

2020 has been crazy, and now another thing can be added to the list of surprises as scientists found an asteroid heading for Earth.

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SUV-sized asteroid breaks record for closest Earth fly-by

NASA has announced that a SUV-sized asteroid just passed by Earth, marking the closest asteroid fly-by ever recorded by scientists.

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Astronomers spot something near Jupiter that's never been seen before

Astronomers have spotted a first of its kind space object that is a crossover of a comet and an asteroid.

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1st extraterrestrial protein found, life ingredients are outside Earth

Scientists have found the first extraterrestrial protein inside a meteorite that landed on Earth thirty years ago.

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Here's our battle plan for 'planet-killing' asteroids hitting Earth

MIT researchers have announced our battle plan to defend against a 'planet-killing' asteroid.

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The first asteroid that orbits the Sun closer than Venus located

Astronomers have located a massive asteroid that orbits the Sun closer than Venus does.

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800,000 year old meteor crater that covered 10% of Earth in rock found

A meteor crashed into Earth 800,000 years ago and scientists have just found the crater.

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Simulation results from 70 GPU's say Jupiter captures 'alien' comets

Scientists have used 70 graphics cards to run a simulation of how space bodies enter our solar system.

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A massive 2,000 feet wide asteroid will just miss Earth by 0.029 AU

Quite a giant asteroid will pass close to Earth, and luckily it's not on a collision course.

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That reddish interstellar visitor isn't what we thought it would be

The second interstellar object to enter our solar system is unfortunately boring.

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Asteroid mining to make Earth rich, 800 billion liters of space water

Why mine the Moon when we have asteroids that could yield more profit than both lunar poles.

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Shoebox-sized probe snaps insightful images near-Earth asteroid Ryugu

A small shoebox-sized probe has snapped some insightful pictures of an asteroid that is floating close to Earth.

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Nuclear explosion level asteroid had close-shave with Earth

An asteroid that had the potential destruction power of a nuclear blast was just buzzed past Earth and astronomers missed it.

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Don't buy into video hype, no asteroid poised to hit Earth next month

No need to call Bruce Willis and company just yet!

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US setting aside some nuclear weapons to combat asteroids

The U.S. military plans to keep some nuclear weapons available in case an asteroid poses a significant threat to the Earth.

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Asteroid passing between Earth and moon is a "non event" says NASA

NASA is keeping an eye on an asteroid passing between the Earth and moon today with 1 in 10,000,000 chance of hitting us.

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NASA requests $100 million, wants to find an asteroid in space, drag it toward the Moon and send astronauts to study it

NASA wants to find a stray asteroid, pull it toward the Moon and study it.

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ScienceTT: Source of great dinosaur extinction was not an asteroid, but actually a comet

New research says that a comet was responsible for dinosaur die off, not an asteroid.

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World not going to end in 2029 or 2036 due to Apophis astroid

End of the world will not be happening in 2029 or 2036 according to NASA.

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2005 YU55, a 400m-wide Asteroid that will fly past Earth on November 9 at just 324,600km

2005 YU55, an Asteroid that comes pretty close to Earth in just 1 weeks time.

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