Woosh: Largest Asteroid to Make Close Approach to Earth in 13 Years Swings By - Sputnik International

2014 JO25, an asteroid over half a mile across, made a close flyby of Earth this Wednesday, coming within 1.1 million miles of Earth while traveling at 73,000 miles per hour. Other than its impressive size for a near-Earth asteroid, little was known ...

Kilgore professor speaks about near-earth asteroid - KLTV

Asteroid 2014 JO25 passed within 1.1 million miles of Earth this morning, that's about 4 and a half times the distance between us and the Moon. Professor of Geology Paul Buchanan with Kilgore College knows rocks, whether they're down to earth or out of ...

Scientists rank all the ways an asteroid can kill you - BGR

Tonight, a particularly large asteroid is going to cruise by Earth at its closest point in 400 years, and while we humans are going to be observing the flyby at a safe distance, there's always a small twinge of doubt that whispers “what if…?” in the ...

NASA captures images of 2000-foot asteroid as it readies to pass by Earth - AOL

NASA has released the following images of a large asteroid as it readies to pass by alarmingly close to Earth on April 19. The administration has been monitoring the space rock, known as 2014 JO25, since it was discovered in May 2014 by astronomers at ...

Asteroid 2014-JO25 whisks past Earth: Do they pose any danger to us? - Hindustan Times

Images of asteroid 2014 JO25 which was generated with radar data collected using Nasa's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert, in a composite image released on April 18, 2017. (REUTERS). A peanut-shaped asteroid 1.3 kilometres ...

Shock wave? Tsunami? Debris? Here's how an asteroid will probably kill you - Digital Trends

Although deadly impacts are rare, this study may help us better prepare for future asteroids. A new study has answered a question you never knew you had: If a deadly asteroid struck Earth, which one of its effects would most likely kill you? Conducted ...

NASA Radar Spots Relatively Large Asteroid Prior to Flyby - NASA/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/GSSR

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

These 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 ...

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - The Daily Herald

WASHINGTON — 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 right ...

Newly discovered planet appears to have right combination to support life, astronomers say - Globalnews.ca

An artist's impression shows the exoplanet LHS 1140b, which orbits a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth. ESO/spaceengine.org. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor.

How NASA Studies and Tracks Asteroids Near and Far - NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)

This movie and composite image of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25, which will safely fly past Earth on April 19, 2017, was generated with radar data collected using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert. Credit: ...

2014 JO25: Stunning Images of Large Asteroid Captured by NASA Radar -- Just Before Earth Flyby - Sci-News.com

Using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in Mojave Desert, California, astronomers have captured radar images of the rotating, two-lobed asteroid 2014 JO25, just as the object is preparing to make a flyby of the Earth-Moon system. This composite of 30 ...

Half-Mile-Long Asteroid to Pass Very Close to Earth - TIME

A huge asteroid will fly past Earth at the closest distance it has come in the past 400 years. The approach, a distance of 1.1 million miles or about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon, will also be the closest the 2,000-foot-long asteroid ...

You Can Watch An Asteroid Fly Past Earth Today - The Debrief

ASTEROID INCOMING. No, seriously, an asteroid is flying SUPER close to Earth today- which means not only will we all be on tenterhooks waiting for the apocalypse, but we'll actually be able to see the rock in the sky for the next few days. So basically ...

A Huge Asteroid Is To Passing Very Close To Earth Right Now, Today! - Collective Evolution

Seeing the words “asteroid” and “Earth” within close proximity to each other is certainly alarming. advertisement - learn more. Today, on April 19, an asteroid roughly the size of the Rock of Gibraltar will fly past Earth. Safely avoiding our planet ...

NASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth that's as big as a super-tall skyscraper - Business Insider UK

The space rock looks like a peanut and may be as big as some of the tallest skyscrapers on Earth. It will safely fly past Earth on Wednesday, April 19. NASA recently turned down a new asteroid-hunting telescope to find threatening objects. Astronomers ...

Hazardous asteroid effects ranked from least to most destructive - Science Daily

Date: April 19, 2017; Source: American Geophysical Union; Summary: If an asteroid struck Earth, which of its effects -- scorching heat, flying debris, towering tsunamis -- would claim the most lives? A new study has the answer: violent winds and shock ...

NASA has stunning video of a giant asteroid that's set to whiz past Earth - Fox News

NASA has released radar images of the asteroid known as 2014 JO25, as the space rock prepares to fly by Earth on Wednesday night. Various telescopes and observatories around the planet, including the Arecibo Observatory, have begun sending radar ...

Big Asteroid To Pass 'Very Close' To Earth On Wednesday - FOX 11 Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA (FOX 11) - A somewhat large asteroid nearly 1 mile in length will fly within 1.1 million miles of Earth on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. That distance is about 4.6 times the distance from the Earth to the moon. There is no possibility the ...

Asteroid Heading Near Earth 2017: What Time Can You View JO25 Passing Tonight - International Business Times

Hours before space lovers on Earth are due to look up and spot a large asteroid soaring through the night sky during its flyby close to our planet on April 19, astronomers have gotten a better look at the mysterious object. The large rock speeding ...