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‘This is NOT a hoax’ Asteroid strike will kill millions in JUNE, shocking video claims – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

'This is NOT a hoax' Asteroid strike will kill millions in JUNE, shocking video claims
Express.co.uk
A promotional blurb on YouTube states: "I have some Urgent news for you all today, I have just discovered on Nasa's Website that is named 3BC2017 a large asteroid is going to smash right into Earth causing a huge tsunami wave across the Atlantic Sea …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:09 pm

The "TERRIFYING" asteroid that flew by Earth was not a threat. Ignore the sensationalism. – Mic


Mic

The "TERRIFYING" asteroid that flew by Earth was not a threat. Ignore the sensationalism.
Mic
On April 19, a whopping, lustrous asteroid called 2014 JO25 soared past Earth at a safe but visible distance of 1.1 million miles. This particular fly-by was impressive: "The encounter … is the closest this asteroid has come to Earth for at least the

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 12:16 pm

Make Mars Livable with Asteroids: Researchers Propose – Space.com – Space.com


Space.com

Make Mars Livable with Asteroids: Researchers Propose – Space.com
Space.com
A research team has devised a plan to make a portion of Mars more Earth-like by slamming an asteroid into it.

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Posted on 25 April 2017 | 10:21 am

This asteroid and comet look similar – EarthSky


EarthSky

This asteroid and comet look similar
EarthSky
New, higher resolution radar images of the space rock that safely passed Earth on April 19, 2017 show that asteroid 2014 JO25 is very reminiscent of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. We have good images of the asteroid only because it's large and …

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 3:42 pm

MONSTER asteroid 1999 AN10 could destroy a COUNTRY and … – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

MONSTER asteroid 1999 AN10 could destroy a COUNTRY and …
Express.co.uk
A MONSTER 0.6 mile-wide asteroid that could devastate a whole country if it struck the planet is set for a scarily close pass of Earth.
An Asteroid Was Spotted Mere Hours Before Barely Missing EarthUPROXX
Asteroid hurtles TERRIFYINGLY close to Earth – and was only …Daily Star
How Made in Space Wants to Turn an Asteroid Into a Spacecraft …Inverse
Newswise (press release)
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Posted on 24 April 2017 | 12:49 pm

Death by Asteroid: The Most Likely Ways for a Space Rock to Kill You – Space.com


Space.com

Death by Asteroid: The Most Likely Ways for a Space Rock to Kill You
Space.com
If you live in fear of an asteroid strike, here's some detail to help flesh out your nightmares. A killer space rock is most likely to get you via violent winds that fling you against something hard or powerful shock waves that rupture your internal
Huge asteroid discovery stuns scientistsBABW News
1000-mph winds, shock waves deadliest effects of asteroid strikeUSA TODAY
A direct hit from a large asteroid wouldn't be prettyCNET
GeekWire –Mirror.co.uk –WIRED –NASA/JPL Edu News
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Posted on 20 April 2017 | 3:47 pm

Asteroid Misses Earth Narrowly, by Cosmic Standards – New York Times


New York Times

Asteroid Misses Earth Narrowly, by Cosmic Standards
New York Times
That was a quote from NASA's planetary defense officer, Lindley Johnson, after a large asteroid soared narrowly — by cosmic standards — past the Earth on Wednesday morning, the closest approach by such an object in more than a decade, according to …
An Asteroid Is Swinging By Earth Today For Its Closest Visit In 400 YearsNPR
An asteroid will not destroy Earth today. But let's consider that for a moment.Washington Post
Giant Peanut-Shaped Asteroid to Pass Harmlessly by Earth WednesdaySpace.com
USA TODAY –Mirror.co.uk –NASA –NASA/JPL Edu News
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Posted on 19 April 2017 | 6:37 pm

Big Asteroid to Safely Pass ‘Very Close’ to Earth Wednesday, NASA Says; How to Watch – KTLA


KTLA

Big Asteroid to Safely Pass 'Very Close' to Earth Wednesday, NASA Says; How to Watch
KTLA
A large asteroid is hurtling toward Earth and will fly "very close" before safely passing by the planet on Wednesday, according to NASA. The asteroid, known as 2014 JO25, was discovered in May 2014, according to NASA. It has zero chance of hitting the …

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Posted on 19 April 2017 | 2:43 pm

Asteroids Are Bad at Making Waves – Space.com


Space.com

Asteroids Are Bad at Making Waves
Space.com
When an asteroid hits the middle of the ocean in Hollywood movies, it creates devastating waves that wipe out coastal cities. But new simulations reveal that real asteroids don't make such a splash. That's because the crash releases most of its energy

Posted on 13 April 2017 | 11:05 am

Big, Shiny Asteroid to Fly (Safely) Past Earth on April 19 – Space.com


Space.com

Big, Shiny Asteroid to Fly (Safely) Past Earth on April 19
Space.com
A whopper of an asteroid will make a close approach to Earth on April 19. There's no need to panic, though; NASA says it won't collide with our planet. But it will get extremely close for an asteroid of that size. Named 2014 JO25, this giant space rock
Asteroid 2014 JO25 bigger than expectedEarthSky
Big asteroid to whiz (safely) by Earth this monthCNN
A Freakishly Big Asteroid Is About to Zoom by EarthGizmodo
Voice of America –CNET –Popular Mechanics –NASA
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Posted on 10 April 2017 | 10:44 am

Asteroid – BingNews

‘This is NOT a hoax’ Asteroid strike will kill millions in JUNE, shocking video claims

The chilling claims uploaded to YouTube alleges the space rock will land in the ocean off the coast of Puerto Rico at 2am local time on June 23. The video entitled ‘[NOT A HOAX] Urgent Warning to Earth! MASSIVE Asteroid will hit Earth on June 23rd 2017 …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:12 am

What We’re Reading: Asteroid Hunters

On any given day, about 90,000 kilograms of dust and small rocks hit the Earth. What happens when something larger is on a collision course with Earth? You may remember February 15, 2013 as the day when a small, rocky asteroid 20 meters in diameter …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:12 am

Giant Asteroid Zooms Relatively Close To Earth

Although, the orbit of the asteroid is well-known by astronomers, but, they are yet to dig out more about its physical properties. Since the distance from the Earth to the Moon is approximately 236,000 miles, this means 2014 JO25 will miss the earth by a …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 10:04 pm

Once in a Lifetime Asteroid Encounter

During school vacation week, the increase in traffic, business and people made it clear that tourist season has begun. Migratory birds, fish, pollen, plant seeds, and vacationers are on the move too — as was a celestial visitor. A cosmic tourist …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 1:59 pm

The MONSTER asteroid that could destroy a COUNTRY and WILL skim the Earth

Experts have known about the dangerous space rock since it was discovered in 1999. Named 1999 AN10 after its discovery date, and the asteroid is being monitored because of an upcoming close pass in just over a decade on August 7, 2027. Last Wednesday the 0 …

Posted on 25 April 2017 | 4:26 am

Sneaky asteroid narrowly misses Earth, comes between Earth an moon, discovered just hours before

OUTERSPACE (INTELLIHUB) — A seven-meter wide asteroid named 2017 HV2 narrowly missed earth Sunday by 0.33 Lunar Distance, which is just one-third of the way to the moon or 79,000 miles away. The rogue space rock flew by at a speed of 21,000 miles per …

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 6:26 pm

This asteroid and comet look similar

Radar images of close-passing large asteroid 2014 JO25, which swept near last week, show it looks a lot like Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, which was explored by the Rosetta spacecraft. New, higher resolution radar images of the space rock that safely …

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 9:07 am

How Huge Asteroid Didn’t Spell Doom For Earth But Instead Offers Plenty Of New Data

The mountain-sized 2014 JO25 asteroid safely avoided Earth in its close flyby on April 19 but left behind a heap of data for researchers to analyze. Besides sparking avid discussions on how humanity would perish in a big asteroid collision, the event …

Posted on 22 April 2017 | 7:48 am

Huge asteroid discovery stuns scientists

A new paper could change how we understand the huge asteroids that have smashed into our planet over the years, and the next one that is coming. An incredible new study has come to some fascinating conclusions about the effects of a huge asteroid smashing …

Posted on 22 April 2017 | 1:00 am

Death by asteroid: Most likely ways for a space rock to kill you

If you live in fear of an asteroid strike, here’s some detail to help flesh out your nightmares. A killer space rock is most likely to get you via violent winds that fling you against something hard or powerful shock waves that rupture your internal …

Posted on 21 April 2017 | 8:45 am