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NASA Radar Spots Relatively Large Asteroid Prior to Flyby - NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog);

NASA Radar Spots Relatively Large Asteroid Prior to Flyby - NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)

NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)NASA Radar Spots Relatively Large Asteroid Prior to FlybyNASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)Radar Imagery of Asteroid 2014 JO25 This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSRand more »

See the big peanut-shaped asteroid zooming by Earth Wednesday - CNET;

See the big peanut-shaped asteroid zooming by Earth Wednesday - CNET

CNETSee the big peanut-shaped asteroid zooming by Earth WednesdayCNETThese 30 images show all the face of asteroid JO25. NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Asteroid 2014 JO25 looks like something you'd find in a snack bag at a ballgame. NASA released a series of images of the peanut-shaped space rock on Tuesday just prior to its ...and more »

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - seattlepi.com;

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - seattlepi.com

seattlepi.comAnother nearby planet found that may be just right for lifeseattlepi.comWASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It's not so far away, either. This new, big, dense planet is rocky, like Earth, and has the ...and more »

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid passes by earth keeping sky gazers glued - ummid.com;

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid passes by earth keeping sky gazers glued - ummid.com

ummid.com'Potentially hazardous' asteroid passes by earth keeping sky gazers gluedummid.comSeattle: An asteroid, more than a 400 meters wide, will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a 1.8 million kilometers, but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists. According to NASA the encounter on ...and more »

Worried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for that - Wired.co.uk;

Worried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for that - Wired.co.uk

Wired.co.ukWorried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for thatWired.co.ukIn 1908, an asteroid crashed into a forest in Siberia. The force is estimated to have flattened 80 million trees with the heat from the burning rock being felt up to 35 miles away. The Tunguska event, as it became known, released energy equivalent to ...and more »

Gigantic Asteroid to Fly Past Earth in a Near Miss on Wednesday - Chronicle Day;

Gigantic Asteroid to Fly Past Earth in a Near Miss on Wednesday - Chronicle Day

Chronicle DayGigantic Asteroid to Fly Past Earth in a Near Miss on WednesdayChronicle DayOn Wednesday 19th April, a massive asteroid, officially known as 2014 JO25, and measuring about the size of the Rock of Gibraltar, will whiz past the Earth at a safe distance of 1.1 million miles, roughly 5 times the distance to our moon. Fortunately ...and more »

An asteroid is swinging by Earth today for its closest visit in 400 years - Minnesota Public Radio News;

An asteroid is swinging by Earth today for its closest visit in 400 years - Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesota Public Radio NewsAn asteroid is swinging by Earth today for its closest visit in 400 yearsMinnesota Public Radio NewsA composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert. NASA | JPL-Caltech | GSSR. Earth is ...and more »

Giant asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth in centuries - CBS News;

Giant asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth in centuries - CBS News

CBS NewsGiant asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth in centuriesCBS NewsA huge, shiny, peanut-shaped asteroid reportedly swung safely by Earth Wednesday morning, coming within a distance of 1.1 million miles of the planet — about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon. The bright asteroid 2014 JO25 came towards ...and more »

NASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth, and it may be 2 times bigger than thought - Yahoo Finance;

NASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth, and it may be 2 times bigger than thought - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceNASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth, and it may be 2 times bigger than thoughtYahoo FinanceThe space rock looks like a peanut and may be twice as big as some of the tallest skyscrapers on Earth. It will safely fly past Earth on Wednesday, April 19. NASA recently turned down an asteroid-hunting telescope program to find objects like 2014 JO25.and more »

NASA releases video of large asteroid during close pass of Earth - WAAY;

NASA releases video of large asteroid during close pass of Earth - WAAY

WAAYNASA releases video of large asteroid during close pass of EarthWAAYNASA captured radar images of asteroid 2014 JO25 with the massive Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California just before the space rock made its closest flyby in 400 years. It still isn't passing close enough to cause worry - it's going ...and more »

Asteroid to pass somewhat close to Earth Wednesday - News 12 New Jersey

Asteroid to pass somewhat close to Earth WednesdayNews 12 New JerseyAn asteroid the size of six football fields will pass somewhat close to Earth Wednesday, NASA said. Like Tweet · Share Pin Email. 0 Comments. April 19, 2017 9:59 AM. EDISON - An asteroid the size of six football fields will pass somewhat close to Earth ...and more »

Close shave: Large asteroid passing near Earth - KMBC Kansas City;

Close shave: Large asteroid passing near Earth - KMBC Kansas City

KMBC Kansas CityClose shave: Large asteroid passing near EarthKMBC Kansas CityWe're going to be fine. It's more than a million miles away, and NASA promises the peanut-shaped space rock isn't coming this close again for at least 500 years. Advertisement. Asteroid 2014 JO25 will make a relatively close flyby of the Earth on ...and more »

Huge asteroid to zip 'near' Earth on Wednesday - 9NEWS.com;

Huge asteroid to zip 'near' Earth on Wednesday - 9NEWS.com

9NEWS.comHuge asteroid to zip 'near' Earth on Wednesday9NEWS.comA space rock passing close to earth tonight. Joining us to talk about this all is CU Boulder Planetary Scientist Dan Scheeres. USA TODAY , KUSA 10:12 AM. MDT April 19, 2017. (Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ ...and more »

NASA warns 2000ft asteroid 2014 JO24 approaching Earth is 'potentially hazardous' - Daily Star;

NASA warns 2000ft asteroid 2014 JO24 approaching Earth is 'potentially hazardous' - Daily Star

Daily StarNASA warns 2000ft asteroid 2014 JO24 approaching Earth is 'potentially hazardous'Daily StarA MASSIVE “potentially hazardous” asteroid is hurtling towards Earth in its closest encounter in 400 years. 0. By Henry Holloway / Published 19th April 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%.and more »

Giant asteroid to zoom past Earth, says NASA - Hindu Business Line;

Giant asteroid to zoom past Earth, says NASA - Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business LineGiant asteroid to zoom past Earth, says NASAHindu Business LineAn asteroid, more than a quarter mile (400 metres) wide, will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km), but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists. Smaller asteroids ...and more »

Massive asteroid to pass planet Earth 'very closely' tonight - Liverpool Echo;

Massive asteroid to pass planet Earth 'very closely' tonight - Liverpool Echo

Liverpool EchoMassive asteroid to pass planet Earth 'very closely' tonightLiverpool EchoAn asteroid the size of The Rock of Gibraltar will miss planet Earth “very closely” later today. The huge celestial body - called 2014-J25 - is believed to be up to three-quarters of a mile wide and it is expected whizz by just over a million miles away.and more »

Huge and fast (but not too furious) asteroid called The Rock after Dwayne Johnson is coming close to Earth today - Glasgow Evening Times;

Huge and fast (but not too furious) asteroid called The Rock after Dwayne Johnson is coming close to Earth today - Glasgow Evening Times

Glasgow Evening TimesHuge and fast (but not too furious) asteroid called The Rock after Dwayne Johnson is coming close to Earth todayGlasgow Evening TimesA huge asteroid is set to zoom past Earth today in the closest encounter for over a decade. Object 2014 JO25 will be visible in the sky as it passes 4.6 times further away than the Moon. The rock, known as The Rock after Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, is ...and more »

Michio Kaku on identifying potential asteroid risks - CBS News;

Michio Kaku on identifying potential asteroid risks - CBS News

CBS NewsMichio Kaku on identifying potential asteroid risksCBS NewsApril 19, 2017, 8:17 AM | The Earth will have a close encounter Wednesday with a massive asteroid nicknamed "The Rock." NASA first learned about it three years ago, and it is the largest to pass by Earth since 2004. CBS News science and futurist ...and more »

A 650 meter asteroid to pass close by Earth tonight - Skymet Weather;

A 650 meter asteroid to pass close by Earth tonight - Skymet Weather

Skymet WeatherA 650 meter asteroid to pass close by Earth tonightSkymet WeatherStargazers would be interested in keeping their eyes up above the sky after the sun sets in on Wednesday, the April 19 to spectate a close shave of our planet with an asteroid. You may also like: NASA releases phenomenal 360 degree video of Mars rocket ...and more »

Watch as massive asteroid dubbed “The Rock” flies by earth - News965;

Watch as massive asteroid dubbed “The Rock” flies by earth - News965

News965Watch as massive asteroid dubbed “The Rock” flies by earthNews965An asteroid believed to be almost a half-mile long will pass by Earth about 7 P.M. tonight. The asteroid, nicknamed “The Rock” by Slooh.com in honor of actor Dwayne Johnson, will pass by Earth at a distance of 1.1 million miles. Scientists, from the ...and more »