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Asteroid Day: Watch NASA Live Broadcast on How it is Defending Earth From a Space Collision - Yahoo News UK;

Asteroid Day: Watch NASA Live Broadcast on How it is Defending Earth From a Space Collision - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UKAsteroid Day: Watch NASA Live Broadcast on How it is Defending Earth From a Space CollisionYahoo News UKScientists, including astrophysicist and Queen guitarist Brian May launched the day in 2014 to raise awareness of the risks of an asteroid colliding with Earth. The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs inaugurated it as an official global day ...and more »

How a speck of light becomes an asteroid - Phys.Org;

How a speck of light becomes an asteroid - Phys.Org

Phys.OrgHow a speck of light becomes an asteroidPhys.OrgOn the first day of the year 1801, Italian astronomer Gioacchino Giuseppe Maria Ubaldo Nicolò Piazzi found a previously uncharted "tiny star" near the constellation of Taurus. The following night Piazzi again observed this newfound celestial object, ...and more »

In the field of asteroid research, UNL is playing an important part to help prevent 'Game Over' - North Platte Telegraph;

In the field of asteroid research, UNL is playing an important part to help prevent 'Game Over' - North Platte Telegraph

North Platte TelegraphIn the field of asteroid research, UNL is playing an important part to help prevent 'Game Over'North Platte TelegraphNow seems as good a time as any to contemplate fiery death raining down from the heavens. Today is Asteroid Day, an international movement founded in 2015 to acknowledge the fact that — at some point in the future — Earth will experience a large ...and more »

Celebrate Asteroid Day with NASA's special broadcast - Normangee Star;

Celebrate Asteroid Day with NASA's special broadcast - Normangee Star

Normangee StarCelebrate Asteroid Day with NASA's special broadcastNormangee StarOne such object, a 40-metre space rock, caused the largest impact in recent history when it exploded over Tunguska, Siberia, on June 30, 1908 – the date on which Asteroid Day is marked. A first-ever 24-hour Asteroid Day program will be feature almost ...and more »

Asteroid Day Reminds Us We Haven't Found All The Nearby Space Rocks - Newsy;

Asteroid Day Reminds Us We Haven't Found All The Nearby Space Rocks - Newsy

NewsyAsteroid Day Reminds Us We Haven't Found All The Nearby Space RocksNewsy... Reminds Us We Haven't Found All The Nearby Space Rocks. Today, we look back on the progress we've made tracking risky asteroids and forward to the ones we still haven't found yet. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.and more »

NASA celebrates International Asteroid Day with 24-hour live stream - KFDA

NASA celebrates International Asteroid Day with 24-hour live streamKFDA(NASA/CNN) - Friday is International Asteroid Day, and NASA is providing a unique way for you to celebrate the occasion. They're providing a 24-hour live broadcast to mark the occasion. The live stream includes everything you ever wanted to know about ...and more »

International Asteroid Day on This Week @NASA – June 30, 2017 - Williston Daily Herald;

International Asteroid Day on This Week @NASA – June 30, 2017 - Williston Daily Herald

Williston Daily HeraldInternational Asteroid Day on This Week @NASA – June 30, 2017Williston Daily HeraldTo mark International Asteroid Day on June 30, we aired a special television program with information about the work our Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other NASA-funded programs do to find, track and characterize Near Earth Objects.and more »

Remember that time an asteroid was streaking toward Earth? - National Post;

Remember that time an asteroid was streaking toward Earth? - National Post

National PostRemember that time an asteroid was streaking toward Earth?National PostOn Dec. 6, 1997, Jim Scotti of the Spacewatch program at the University of Arizona spotted an asteroid. This wasn't entirely unusual. The problem: It appeared the asteroid was on a possible collision course with Earth. Asteroid 1997 XF11, as it was ...and more »

Two Asteroids, One The Size Of A House And Just Discovered, Do Close Flybys Of Earth On Asteroid Day - The Inquisitr;

Two Asteroids, One The Size Of A House And Just Discovered, Do Close Flybys Of Earth On Asteroid Day - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrTwo Asteroids, One The Size Of A House And Just Discovered, Do Close Flybys Of Earth On Asteroid DayThe InquisitrA recently discovered asteroid estimated to be the size of a house will do a fly-by of Earth on, appropriately enough, June 30, International Asteroid Day 2017. Designated 2017 MC1, the asteroid will join a smaller asteroid, 2017 MB3, which will also ...and more »

The spacecraft that could save the Earth: NASA's Dart mission will crash into an asteroid at speeds nine times ... - Daily Mail;

The spacecraft that could save the Earth: NASA's Dart mission will crash into an asteroid at speeds nine times ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailThe spacecraft that could save the Earth: NASA's Dart mission will crash into an asteroid at speeds nine times ...Daily MailNASA has revealed the latest progress on its radical plan to create a spacecraft that can crash into an asteroid and alter its course. Called Dart, it is hoped it will blast off and hit its first target in 2022. Scroll down for video. Called Dart, it ...and more »

World Asteroid Day: Are we living on borrowed time? - USA TODAY;

World Asteroid Day: Are we living on borrowed time? - USA TODAY

USA TODAYWorld Asteroid Day: Are we living on borrowed time?USA TODAYScientists have only discovered a tiny fraction of the asteroids capable of hitting Earth. On World Asteroid Day, they're focusing on how to find even more. USA TODAY, Wochit. CLOSE. Scientists have only discovered a tiny fraction of the asteroids ...and more »

International Asteroid Day Today: More Than 16000 In Nearby Galaxy - India International Times;

International Asteroid Day Today: More Than 16000 In Nearby Galaxy - India International Times

India International TimesInternational Asteroid Day Today: More Than 16000 In Nearby GalaxyIndia International TimesNASA will mark the worldwide observance of International Asteroid Day at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) on Friday, June 30, 2017 with a special television program featuring the agency's Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other projects working to find ...and more »

'Asteroid Day' is a good time to learn about the threat of space rocks - Engadget;

'Asteroid Day' is a good time to learn about the threat of space rocks - Engadget

Engadget'Asteroid Day' is a good time to learn about the threat of space rocksEngadgetOn June 30th, 1908, more than 770 square miles of remote Russian forest were obliterated from the face of the Earth when a relatively small meteor, estimated at only around 400 feet across, unleashed 15 megatons of energy above the Stony Tunguska River ...and more »

Bummer: Giant Asteroids Not An Immediate Threat - Gizmodo;

Bummer: Giant Asteroids Not An Immediate Threat - Gizmodo

GizmodoBummer: Giant Asteroids Not An Immediate ThreatGizmodoEvery few months, a journalist asks a scientist about the looming threat of Armageddon. That scientist's quotes are then predictably blown out of proportion and turned into some iteration of “The End Is Nigh.” In light of Asteroid Day, which is today ...and more »

NASA FDL Developing New Approaches to Asteroid, Comet and Solar Threats Using AI - SETI Institute;

NASA FDL Developing New Approaches to Asteroid, Comet and Solar Threats Using AI - SETI Institute

SETI InstituteNASA FDL Developing New Approaches to Asteroid, Comet and Solar Threats Using AISETI InstituteMountain View, CA - Asteroid Day, June 30th - What do astrophysicist Steven Hawking, Queen guitarist Brian May and the country of Luxembourg have in common? They're all key figures in Asteroid Day - a UN sanctioned day of education to raise awareness ...and more »

Geek Out to This Asteroid Day Livestream - Smithsonian;

Geek Out to This Asteroid Day Livestream - Smithsonian

SmithsonianGeek Out to This Asteroid Day LivestreamSmithsonianToday marks the third annual celebration of Asteroid Day, a holiday created by filmmaker Grigorij​ Richters, astrophysicist Rusty Schweickart and Queen guitarist and big-haired astrophysicist Brian May to raise awareness about the awesomeness of ...and more »

Happy Asteroid Day! Here's how scientists plan to save us from Armageddon - Digital Trends

Happy Asteroid Day! Here's how scientists plan to save us from ArmageddonDigital TrendsOne hundred years from now, while borrowing time on one of NASA's telescopes, an amateur astronomer sees something disconcerting — a massive asteroid heading towards Earth. Luckily this asteroid was discovered decades earlier by a similar group of ...and more »

On Asteroid Day, UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threat - UN News Centre;

On Asteroid Day, UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threat - UN News Centre

UN News CentreOn Asteroid Day, UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threatUN News Centre30 June 2017 – A top United Nations official today urged the international community to come together to jointly raise awareness and develop a plan to mitigate the danger from a potential asteroid impact. Marking the first observance of International ...and more »

Asteroid Day: ESA uses 3D printed models, NASA runs supercomputer impact simulator - 3ders.org (blog);

Asteroid Day: ESA uses 3D printed models, NASA runs supercomputer impact simulator - 3ders.org (blog)

3ders.org (blog)Asteroid Day: ESA uses 3D printed models, NASA runs supercomputer impact simulator3ders.org (blog)June 30 is Asteroid Day, an annual global event that aims to raise awareness about asteroids and their potential impact on Earth. To mark the occasion, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have ...and more »

NASA has found 16000 asteroids near Earth. Don't panic. - Vox;

NASA has found 16000 asteroids near Earth. Don't panic. - Vox

VoxNASA has found 16000 asteroids near Earth. Don't panic.VoxBillions of years ago, when the solar system formed, it left behind large chunks of space rocks that weren't big enough to become planets. Image by NASA. There are millions of such rocks, called asteroids, in the solar system. An estimated 1 million to ...and more »