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Catastrophic asteroid could wipe out life on Earth, NASA warns – Daily Star


Daily Star

Catastrophic asteroid could wipe out life on Earth, NASA warns
Daily Star
Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun. The first asteroid was Ceres, discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi in 1801. There are currently over 600,000 known asteroids in our solar system. Most asteroids are found orbiting in the Asteroid Belt, a
NASA Mission to Defend Earth From Catastrophic Asteroid Hit Hangs on CongressSputnik International

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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 4:47 am

This Insane Skyscraper Would Hang from An Asteroid and Travel Hemispheres in a Day – Big Think


Big Think

This Insane Skyscraper Would Hang from An Asteroid and Travel Hemispheres in a Day
Big Think
What if we didn't build our structures up towards the sky, but instead found a way to build from the sky down? An architecture firm from New York unveiled a stunning design for Analemma Tower, a skyscraper that would be suspended from an asteroid.
Firm Floats Plan to Hang Colossal Skyscraper From an AsteroidNBCNews.com
World's First Skyscraper Designed To Hang Suspended From An …IFLScience
Mind-Bending Pics Of New Asteroid Skyscraper Are Literally Out Of This WorldElite Daily
Popular Mechanics –Breitbart News –ScienceAlert –Clouds Architecture Office
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Posted on 29 March 2017 | 1:18 am

Jedha’s Kyber Crystals Came From an Asteroid in ‘Rogue One’, But Where Did the Asteroid Come From? – /FILM


Jedha's Kyber Crystals Came From an Asteroid in 'Rogue One', But Where Did the Asteroid Come From?
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Kyber crystals are an important part of Star Wars lore. The Force-attuned crystals are fundamental in the creation of lightsabers, and they were also a major component in the creation of the Death Star's destructive superlaser, as seen in last year's

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:01 pm

Conspiracy theory predicts doomsday asteroid will destroy the Earth in February – AOL


AOL

Conspiracy theory predicts doomsday asteroid will destroy the Earth in February
AOL
A self-proclaimed astronomer has come forth with a theory that suggests an asteroid discovered last year dubbed 2016 WF9 will slam into the Earth on February 16th and trigger a planet-ending mega-tsunami, according to Daily Mail. Self-proclaimed

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 6:04 pm

After the Asteroid Impact – Air & Space Magazine


Air & Space Magazine

After the Asteroid Impact
Air & Space Magazine
Last week at the Lunar and Planetary Science Meeting in Houston, a research team headed by Chris Lowery from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics presented the first results of their work at the site of the asteroid impact that wiped out

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:23 pm

Devastating tsunamis formed on Mars billions of years ago following a massive asteroid impact – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Devastating tsunamis formed on Mars billions of years ago following a massive asteroid impact
Daily Mail
Nasa research into the bumpy surface of Mars suggests that an asteroid once smashed into one of the planet's large bodies of water. The impact generated a series of cataclysmic tsunamis that made strange marks on Mars's surface, the researchers said.
DEATH ON MARS: Did asteroid tsunami wipe out ancient Martian aliens?Express.co.uk
Asteroid could have triggered 150m-high waves on ancient Mars: StudyPerfScience
Did an asteroid trigger ancient tsunamis on Mars?Christian Science Monitor
Newser –Daily Star –The Space Reporter –BBC News
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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 2:50 pm

After Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact, Life Re-Emerged Quickly – Space.com


Space.com

After Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact, Life Re-Emerged Quickly
Space.com
When a 6-mile (10 kilometers) asteroid slammed into the Gulf of Mexico 66 million years ago, causing the demise of the dinosaurs as part of the largest mass extinction event in the last 100 million years, it took life on the planet at least 30,000

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:01 am

That really IS a high rise: Sci-fi plan to hang a wandering skyscraper from asteroid orbiting Earth is unveiled – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

That really IS a high rise: Sci-fi plan to hang a wandering skyscraper from asteroid orbiting Earth is unveiled
Daily Mail
A New York architecture firm has unveiled designs for a skyscraper that is out of this world. Deemed the 'world's tallest building ever', Analemma Tower will be suspended from an orbiting asteroid 31,068 miles (50,000 km) above the Earth– and the only

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:00 pm

Future of asteroid intercept mission depends on Congress – SpaceNews


SpaceNews

Future of asteroid intercept mission depends on Congress
SpaceNews
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Plans to continue a NASA mission to intercept a small asteroid will depend on a decision due by the end of April on NASA's 2017 budget, an agency official said March 20. In an interview after a town hall meeting at the Lunar and …

Posted on 27 March 2017 | 10:20 am

An asteroid hunter explains how she’s protecting Earth from a killer space rock – Washington Post


Washington Post

An asteroid hunter explains how she's protecting Earth from a killer space rock
Washington Post
In the early hours of Oct. 6, 2008, the astronomers who study objects in Earth's neighborhood in the solar system made a startling discovery: One of those objects was going to hit Earth. In 12 hours. Alerts were sent out to asteroid hunters around the
Watch as St Patrick's Day asteroid comes dangerously close to Earth in extraordinary Nasa videoThe Sun
St Patrick's day ASTEROID: Watch as giant asteroid scrapes past Earth TODAYExpress.co.uk
Must be the luck of the Irish! Asteroid narrowly misses smashing into Earth just in time for St Patrick's DayDaily Mail

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Posted on 17 March 2017 | 6:04 pm

Asteroid – BingNews

Catastrophic asteroid could wipe out life on Earth, NASA warns

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test has been designed to protect Earth from the deadly Didymos asteroid. The 160m asteroid has skimmed Earth”s surface before and space boffins want to launch a probe onto a nearby moon to monitor its trajectory.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:11 pm

Asteroid Impacts Spawned Colossal 500-Foot-High Tsunamis in Mars’ Ancient Oceans

“The possibility that a large ocean once occupied the Martian northern plains is one of the most important and controversial hypotheses to have originated from the exploration of Mars,” the researchers wrote in the study. “We mapped lobate deposits …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:10 pm

Dubai to have tower dangling in the air?

A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world. The speculative Analemma Tower – which is being proposed by the Clouds Architecture Office – is designed to be suspended …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:25 pm

Jedha’s Kyber Crystals Came From an Asteroid in ‘Rogue One’, But Where Did the Asteroid Come From?

Kyber crystals are an important part of Star Wars lore. The Force-attuned crystals are fundamental in the creation of lightsabers, and they were also a major component in the creation of the Death Star’s destructive superlaser, as seen in last year …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:53 pm

NASA looking at spaceport in lunar orbit as deep space gateway to Mars

WASHINGTON – NASA hasn’t officially scrapped its mission to use an asteroid as a stepping stone to Mars but it’s taking steps to chart a new approach that instead would rely on a spaceport circling the moon. Under a program dubbed Deep Space Gateway …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:07 pm

Mind-Bending Pics Of New Asteroid Skyscraper Are Literally Out Of This World

If you’re sitting around people right now, you should probably move — because your head is about to explode. A New York architecture firm has unveiled designs for “the world’s tallest building ever.” The skyscraper, called Analemma Tower, will …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 2:29 pm

Hang skyscraper from orbiting asteroid: NY architects behind Mars ice station (PHOTOS)

Get your parachute ready: radical design plans have been unveiled for a skyscraper (Earthscraper? Ed) that hovers over the Earth. The futuristic ‘Analema Tower’ revealed by New York-based architects Clouds AO, proposes building from the sky down as …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:31 am

Devastating tsunamis formed on Mars billions of years ago following a massive asteroid impact

Billions of years ago Mars looked very different to the dusty red rock seen today. Many experts believe that the red planet harboured vast lakes and oceans – a theory backed up by evidence of dried up beds of water on the planet’s surface. Nasa research …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 7:49 am

After Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact, Life Re-Emerged Quickly

An artist’s rendition of an asteroid impacting the Earth. New researcher examines how quickly life recovered following an asteroid impact on Earth about 66 million years ago. Credit: NASA/Don Davis THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Life came back surprisingly …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 4:46 am

Firm Floats Plan to Hang Colossal Skyscraper From an Asteroid

Don’t expect it to go up anytime soon, but a New York City-based design firm has floated a mind-bending plan for the erection of a skyscraper it bills as “the world’s tallest building ever.” Dubbed Analemma, the fanciful tower wouldn’t be built on the …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 12:40 am