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 ...

AP Exclusive: Managers of damaged dam made series of errors - KRIS Corpus Christi News

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks: "This is not good." Over six ...

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

In 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 ...

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

On 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

The 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.

An Asteroid Is Swinging By Earth Today For Its Closest Visit In 400 Years - WAMC

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. Originally published on April 19, 2017 11:18 am ...

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

NASA 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 ...

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

An 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 ...

Big space rock to streak past Earth today - The Tribune

This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA''s Goldstone Solar System Radar. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Paris, April 19. An asteroid stretching 650 metre across is on track to whoosh past ...

Close shave: Large asteroid passing near Earth - WYFF Greenville

We'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 ...

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

A 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+ ...

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

A 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%.

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

An 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 ...

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

An 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.

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

A 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 ...

AP Exclusive: Dam managers made missteps in handling crisis - Seattle Times

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, water rushes down the damaged Oroville Dam spillway, in Oroville, Calif. Over six days, operators of the tallest dam in the United States, struggled to figure out their... (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) More ...

Michio Kaku on identifying potential asteroid risks - CBS News

April 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 ...

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

Stargazers 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 ...

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

An 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 ...