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ISEF award winner Cormac Larkin gets asteroid named in his honour – Siliconrepublic.com


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ISEF award winner Cormac Larkin gets asteroid named in his honour
Siliconrepublic.com
Cork student Cormac Larkin celebrated a double win at the Intel ISEF event in Los Angeles last week, and now an asteroid is being named after him. This year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) has proven to be a successful one for
Young astronomer has names in the starsIrish Examiner
Kildare student gets top marks at international science fairLeinster Leader

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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 6:50 am

Brexit Will Allow The UK To Invest In Asteroid Mining, Says UKIP … – BuzzFeed News


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Brexit Will Allow The UK To Invest In Asteroid Mining, Says UKIP …
BuzzFeed News
'One thing UKIP can offer voters is a more diversified and creative discussion,' he told BuzzFeed News.

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 5:14 pm

Trump the Impossible. Trump the Asteroid – Haaretz


Haaretz

Trump the Impossible. Trump the Asteroid
Haaretz
Such was the case, also, with an asteroid that hit with a shock in November, 1977. The right-wing government of Likud founder Menachem Begin received word that the president of Israel's most formidable enemy, Egypt, wanted to visit Israel and even
Melania Trump swatting Donald's hand awayYouTube

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 10:13 am

NASA Can Probably Stop An Asteroid, But Wouldn’t Detect A Comet In Time, Study Finds – The Daily Caller


NASA Can Probably Stop An Asteroid, But Wouldn't Detect A Comet In Time, Study Finds
The Daily Caller
NASA would only be able to detect a comet on course to hit Earth 22 months in advance, but it would take five years to cobble together a mission to stop it. Those are the chilling results of a NASA study scientists presented to a conference in Tokyo

Posted on 20 May 2017 | 5:20 pm

Dinosaurs might have lived if the asteroid had hit in another spot – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Dinosaurs might have lived if the asteroid had hit in another spot
USA TODAY
If it had hit the Earth a matter of seconds earlier or later, dinosaurs could well still be doing their dinosaur thing and we would probably not exist.
If that asteroid had been 30 seconds late, dinosaurs might rule the …Popular Science
Asteroid That Wiped Out Dinosaurs Hit In "The Worst Place …Lighthouse News Daily

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Posted on 17 May 2017 | 12:17 pm

Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs hit in exactly the wrong place – Fox News


Fox News

Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs hit in exactly the wrong place
Fox News
But they might've avoided extinction had the 9-mile-wide asteroid hit Earth a few moments earlier or later, experts explain in The Day the Dinosaurs Died. Had Earth been positioned so that the asteroid hit deep ocean, a much smaller cloud of sulfur

Posted on 16 May 2017 | 3:38 pm

The Right Price for Defending Against Existential Risk of Asteroids: Walsh – Insurance Journal


Insurance Journal

The Right Price for Defending Against Existential Risk of Asteroids: Walsh
Insurance Journal
When the asteroid named 2014 J025 passed by the Earth in April, it came within 1.1 million miles of the planet — a close shave by cosmic standards and also the nearest in more than a decade. And J025 was big. At nearly a mile across, it could have

Posted on 16 May 2017 | 5:04 am

Dinosaur asteroid hit ‘worst possible place’ – BBC News


BBC News

Dinosaur asteroid hit 'worst possible place'
BBC News
Scientists who drilled into the impact crater associated with the demise of the dinosaurs summarise their findings so far in a BBC Two documentary on Monday. The researchers recovered rocks from under the Gulf of Mexico that were hit by an asteroid 66 …
Dinosaurs might have lived if asteroid had hit minutes laterNew York Post
Astonishing asteroid discovery shocks scientistsBABW News
Scientists just discovered something incredible about the dinosaur-killer asteroidBGR
Daily Mail –Express.co.uk –BBC –The Times
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Posted on 15 May 2017 | 11:12 am

It could take 10 years before we can stop an asteroid from hitting … – MarketWatch


MarketWatch

It could take 10 years before we can stop an asteroid from hitting …
MarketWatch
A huge asteroid is on a collision course with Earth, and to avert the disaster, NASA decides to send out a team to drill into its surface, place a nuclear weapon in …
China to send people to live on asteroids and mine them, authorities …The Independent
China has a bonkers plan to 'capture' an ASTEROID and put it into …Mirror.co.uk
China plans to have an asteroid mining base up and running “in the near future”ZME Science
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Posted on 12 May 2017 | 2:51 pm

Asteroid 2014 JO25: What we learned | Human World | EarthSky – EarthSky


EarthSky

Asteroid 2014 JO25: What we learned | Human World | EarthSky
EarthSky
This article from NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies provides fresh details on the closest approach by a large asteroid since 2004 … and shows you.
NASA takes a closer look at rubber duck asteroid during a close …Blasting News

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Posted on 8 May 2017 | 5:12 pm

Asteroid – BingNews

This UKIP Candidate Wants The UK To Invest In Asteroid Mining Post-Brexit

A UKIP candidate has pledged to invest more than £1billion in the asteroid mining industry if he wins a seat, as he believes that Brexit provides a major opportunity for Britain to lead the world in sending nano-probes to outer space to mine platinum.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 10:19 am

NASA Can Probably Stop An Asteroid, But Wouldn’t Detect A Comet In Time, Study Finds

NASA would only be able to detect a comet on course to hit Earth 22 months in advance, but it would take five years to cobble together a mission to stop it. Those are the chilling results of a NASA study scientists presented to a conference in Tokyo, Japan …

Posted on 20 May 2017 | 5:43 pm

An Asteroid May Kill Us All. Congress Is Pinching Pennies.

When the asteroid named 2014 J025 passed by the Earth in April, it came within 1.1 million miles of the planet — a close shave by cosmic standards and also the nearest in more than a decade. And J025 was big. At nearly a mile across, it could have killed …

Posted on 19 May 2017 | 12:05 pm

If that asteroid had been 30 seconds late, dinosaurs might rule the world and humans probably wouldn’t exist

Location is everything, for both homeowners and dinosaurs. When you’re buying a house, it’s better for your long term happiness to find a neighborhood you like that’s close to work instead of having that extra living room. And when you’re a …

Posted on 18 May 2017 | 2:39 am

If giant dinosaur-destroying asteroid had hit elsewhere, they could still be roaming the Earth

It turns out the savage T-Rex had a sensitive side… well a sensitive nose at least. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Buzz60 If it had hit the Earth a matter of seconds earlier or later, dinosaurs could well still be doing their dinosaur thing …

Posted on 17 May 2017 | 5:17 am

Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs hit in exactly the wrong place

Humans might never have appeared on Earth had an asteroid 66 million years ago hit a spot other than the one it did, a new BBC documentary suggests. The asteroid that felled the dinosaurs hit a shallow sea near Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, sending a dense …

Posted on 15 May 2017 | 9:00 pm

Dinosaurs may have survived if asteroid struck Earth moments earlier than it did, scientists claim

There’s a chance dinosaurs could be still roaming around. In a BBC2 documentary set to air Monday, scientists claim that it wasn’t the size of the asteroid that killed off dinosaurs 66 million years ago but the timing in which the rock made contact with …

Posted on 15 May 2017 | 2:04 pm

Mars May Have Been Born in the Asteroid Belt

Mars and Earth have very different histories. A simple example: Earth is mostly covered with water, while Mars lost its water in the distant past. But scientists have also known that the elements on Mars have different isotopes, or atomic masses …

Posted on 15 May 2017 | 8:14 am

It could take 10 years before we can stop an asteroid from hitting Earth

Remember the plot of the 1990s movie classic “Armageddon”? A huge asteroid is on a collision course with Earth, and to avert the disaster, NASA decides to send out a team to drill into its surface, place a nuclear weapon in there and detonate it.

Posted on 12 May 2017 | 7:51 am

Amazing New Views of Near-Earth Asteroid

NASA gave us a new view of a small chunk of solar system real estate, and what a strange yet familiar world it is. Asteroid 2014 JO 25 passed 1.1 million miles (1.8 million kilometers) from Earth on April 19, 2017. That’s 4.6 times the distance from Earth …

Posted on 12 May 2017 | 1:00 am

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