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Asteroid hits Earth! How the doomsday scenario would play out

A 130,000-Ton asteroid will skim by near the Earth Friday. Jeffrey Kluger from TIME writes about what would happen if the asteroid were to hit the Earth. Read more »

Feb. 14, 2013

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150-foot asteroid will buzz Earth, no need to duck

A 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth next week, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites. It will be the nearest known... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2013

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Asteroid hunters want to launch private telescope

In a bold plan unveiled Thursday, the group wants to launch its own space telescope to spot and track small and mid-sized space rocks capable of wiping out a city or... Read more »

June 28, 2012

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City Block-Size Asteroid 2012 LZ1 Zips by Earth as Scientists Watch

Mike Wall writes in SPACE.com about a 1,650-foot-wide near-Earth asteroid observed by scientists Thursday. Read more »

June 18, 2012

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