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asteroid 2012

Meteor injures hundreds in Russia -- reportedly unrelated to asteroid nearing Earth today

The Google Asteroid Collision Logo You Never Saw

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Google prepared — and briefly was showing — a special logo in honor of today’s near miss with Asteroid 2012 DA14. However, the company removed that out of respect, following the meteor explosion over Russia. Below, you can see the logo — or “doodle” as Google... Please visit Search Engine...
The Google Asteroid Collision Logo You Never Saw

Asteroid to get neighborly with Earth on Sunday

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Asteroid 2012 EG5 will get within 143,000 miles of the planet Sunday morning -- that's a little more than half the distance to the moon. But NASA says not to worry. [Read more]...
Asteroid to get neighborly with Earth on Sunday

The 404 1,209: Where we chalk it up to cosmic coincidence (podcast)

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On today's 404 episode, we'll take a look at the early morning meteor that streaked across Russia and one-upped our own asteroid 2012 DA14, code-named "Sharon Stone." We'll also talk about Iceland banning porn from the Internet, One Direction's new singing toothbrush, and a Chubby Checker app that's exactly what...
The 404 1,209: Where we chalk it up to cosmic coincidence (podcast)

Animated gif shows asteroid sailing through space

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Asteroid 2012 DA14 is on its way to a near-rendezvous with Earth. In the meantime, NASA has an animated gif comprising three images provided by astronomers at the Remanzacco Observatory in Italy. The astronomers may be in Italy, but they used a telescope, the Faulkes Telescope South, located in...
Animated gif shows asteroid sailing through space

Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon to make its third trip to the International Space Station on March 1

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NASA has announced that SpaceX’s Dragon capsule is set to make its third trip to the International Space Station. The US space agency has announced that it is targeting March 1, 2013 for its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Space has certainly been in the news...
Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon to make its third trip to the International Space Station on March 1

PSA: Asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass the Earth at 2:00pm ET

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If you fancy getting cosy with an asteroid that's got the destructive power of a nuclear arsenal, today's your lucky day. The wittily-named 2012 DA14 will sail past Australia at a distance of 17,510 miles early this afternoon, and while it won't be visible with the naked eye, NASA's...
PSA: Asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass the Earth at 2:00pm ET

Earth-skimming DA14 asteroid contains $195 billion of minerals, if we can catch it

www.extremetech.com
On Friday, asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass within 17,200 (27,700km) of Earth. DA14 is about 50 meters wide, and will be the closest ever fly-by of a celestial body that astronomers have known about in advance. If that wasn't thrilling enough, though, celestial mining company Deep Space Industries is saying...
Earth-skimming DA14 asteroid contains $195 billion of minerals, if we can catch it

Everything you need to know to watch Friday's big asteroid flyby

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Hours from now, Asteroid 2012 DA14 will make history when it becomes the biggest object its size ever witnessed getting this close to the Earth. [Read more]...
Everything you need to know to watch Friday's big asteroid flyby

Another close asteroid encounter for Earth coming Friday

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We've never seen an object this big get so close to Earth. Get ready for Friday's rendezvous with asteroid 2012 DA14. [Read more]...
Another close asteroid encounter for Earth coming Friday

Google removes asteroid doodle before you can see it

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Google intended to present a doodle yesterday to celebrate Asteroid 2012 DA14 passing Earth. But the meteorite event in Russia led to a change in plans. [Read more]...
Google removes asteroid doodle before you can see it
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