Monday November 20th 2017

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Asteroid named after Auburn faculty member for contributions to planetary science

  1. Asteroid named after Auburn faculty member for contributions to planetary science  Alabama NewsCenter
  2. Auburn professor has asteroid named after him  WSFA
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Posted on 19 November 2017 | 10:15 pm

Interstellar asteroid is given a name

  1. Interstellar asteroid is given a name  BBC News
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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 7:58 am

Meet ‘Oumuamua, the First-Ever Asteroid from Another Star

  1. Meet ‘Oumuamua, the First-Ever Asteroid from Another Star  Scientific American
  2. Interstellar visitor shaped like giant fire extinguisher  ABC News
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Posted on 16 November 2017 | 5:18 pm

Aloha, Oumuamua! Interstellar asteroid gets a Hawaiian name as first of its kind

  1. Aloha, Oumuamua! Interstellar asteroid gets a Hawaiian name as first of its kind  GeekWire
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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 7:46 pm

Last Days? How NASA Monitors Space For Events That Could End the World

  1. Last Days? How NASA Monitors Space For Events That Could End the World  Newsweek
  2. REVEALED: What will happen if Nibiru hits Earth tomorrow  Daily Star
  3. Earth’s First-Recorded Interstellar Visitor Gets Its Closeup—And a Name  Mental Floss
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Posted on 18 November 2017 | 3:14 pm

Tomorrow’s technology: from asteroid mining to programmable matter – Science Weekly podcast

  1. Tomorrow’s technology: from asteroid mining to programmable matter – Science Weekly podcast  The Guardian
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Posted on 15 November 2017 | 12:52 pm

‘Close shave:’ Russian astronomers visualize large asteroid flying past Earth next month (VIDEO)

  1. ‘Close shave:’ Russian astronomers visualize large asteroid flying past Earth next month (VIDEO)  RT
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Posted on 18 November 2017 | 1:18 am

Nibiru Apocalypse Upon Us Again—Here’s How Yellowstone, Nuclear War and Asteroids Could Actually End the World

  1. Nibiru Apocalypse Upon Us Again—Here’s How Yellowstone, Nuclear War and Asteroids Could Actually End the World  Newsweek
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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 11:00 am

A fleeting visit: An asteroid from another planetary system just shot past Earth

  1. A fleeting visit: An asteroid from another planetary system just shot past Earth  The News Minute
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Posted on 8 November 2017 | 3:56 pm

WATCH: Blazing meteorite lights up sky turning night into DAY

  1. WATCH: Blazing meteorite lights up sky turning night into DAY  Express.co.uk
  2. Blazing Meteor Fireball, Bright as 100 Moons, Lights Up Arctic Sky  CBS San Francisco Bay Area
  3. Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky over Finland  CTV News
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Posted on 19 November 2017 | 4:36 pm

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Aloha, Oumuamua! Interstellar asteroid gets a Hawaiian name as first of its kind

An interstellar asteroid has received a name that’s fitting to its status: Oumuamua (“Oh-moo-ah-moo-ah”), a Hawaiian word meaning “a messenger from afar arriving first.” The first-of-its-kind object forced the International Astronomical Union to …

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 11:45 pm

‘Close shave:’ Russian astronomers visualize large asteroid flying past Earth next month (VIDEO)

A team of Russian astronomers has created a detailed visual scenario of what is likely to happen when a fairly large asteroid, called 3200 Phaethon, flies past the Earth in a close shave next month. Take a sneak peek at the dazzling video. On December 17 …

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 5:18 pm

Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid, had it hit almost anywhere else

The age of dinosaurs met an unlikely end — because had the cosmic impact that doomed it hit just about anywhere else on the planet, the “terrible lizards” might still roam the Earth, a new study finds. Prior work suggested the Chicxulub impact would have …

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 4:17 pm

Meteorite May Point To A Massive Undiscovered Asteroid Lurking In Solar System

There could be an undiscovered asteroid in the solar system that looks a lot like a planet, according to scientists who found a piece of that mysterious space rock that crashed down onto Earth. The researchers saw something strange when they did a chemical …

Posted on 16 November 2017 | 10:40 am

Meteorite’s origins point to possible undiscovered asteroid

The Bunburra Rockhole meteorite was discovered in Australia. Credit: Imperial College London A new analysis of a meteorite called Bunburra Rockhole has revealed that the rock originated from a previously unknown parent asteroid, allowing scientists to …

Posted on 16 November 2017 | 10:24 am

More evidence that the dinosaurs were super unlucky with regards to that whole asteroid thing

66 million years ago, an asteroid about 6 miles wide flamed across the sky and slammed into a sloping continental shelf, just off what is now Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It collided with the force of 10 billion nuclear bombs and dug deep into the Earth …

Posted on 14 November 2017 | 11:44 pm

Dinosaurs Might Not Be Extinct Had the Asteroid Struck Elsewhere

Dinosaurs reigned supreme for more than 160 million years. Their dynasty came to a cataclysmic close 66 million years ago when an asteroid crashed into the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico at a site now known as the Chicxulub crater, paving the way for mammals …

Posted on 13 November 2017 | 7:13 am

His Very Own Asteroid: Space Rock Named for Italian Astronaut

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano was recently given a celestial honor: An asteroid was named after him. Credit: ESA–Manuel Pedoussaut, 2016 A European astronaut now has a permanent presence in space. Luca Parmitano — who flew on the International Space …

Posted on 13 November 2017 | 2:40 am

Dino-Killing Asteroid Hit Just the Right Spot to Trigger Extinction

Of all the places in the world an asteroid could have walloped ancient Earth, the Yucatán Peninsula was possibly the worst. That’s the premise of a new study examining what happened 66 million years ago, after a 7.5-mile-wide asteroid crashed into the …

Posted on 11 November 2017 | 8:18 pm