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A football stadium-sized asteroid will blaze by Earth today. Here's how to watch the potentially hazardous 'city killer' live.

Watch live as a "potentially hazardous" asteroid the size of a football stadium whips past Earth to…

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From arid to green: What world can glean from Vijayapura's learnings this Earth Day

In less than 10 years, nature lovers have a lot going for them in Vijayapura. The district is now h…

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A mystery 300-mile wide formation lurking beneath Australia may be the largest asteroid impact crater on Earth

Scientists think the asteroid impact may have occurred roughly 450 million years ago, when 85 perce…

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NASA released the first close-up photos of the largest asteroid sample ever collected

NASA's OSIRIS-REx dropped off the Bennu asteroid sample last month. Scientists discovered the rocky…

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NASA explains how it would alert the public of an apocalyptic asteroid strike

In the event an asteroid is headed for Earth, here's how NASA plans to alert the public of an impen…

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NASA scientists calculated the exact date an asteroid could hit Earth with the force of at least 24 nuclear bombs. Thankfully, it's a long way off.

There's a 1/2,700 chance asteroid Bennu could hit the Earth, and scientists think it could happen o…

Marianne Guenot   


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Cyclone 'Remal' intensifies into severe cyclonic storm; To hit West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts Sunday night

Cyclone 'Remal' has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and is expected to make landfall betwe…

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Scientists built a 3-ton camera with a 5-foot-wide lens to discover hazardous asteroids that NASA can't see

A Menlo Park, California, lab built this camera to learn about dark energy and dark matter, flag ha…

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Just Look Up: Giant asteroid the size of Qutub Minar to pass dangerously close to Earth

It is not just natural calamities and deadly viruses that may end the human race, giant asteroids h…

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NYC area hit with aftershock after rare 4.8-magnitude quake. There could still be more.

An aftershock hit New York City just hours after the East Coast experienced a rare 4.8 magnitude ea…

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Asteroid Day — everything you need to know about the rocks in our solar system that could one day hit Earth

Asteroid Day is just around the corner and there are many questions that people have about asteroid…

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Adam Driver asked NASA how it plans to save Earth from world-ending asteroids

Adam Driver wondered how NASA would save the world if a giant asteroid were approaching. Three spac…

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Parts of the Earth could be shaking from earthquake aftershocks that began 200 years ago!

Significant earthquakes seldom occur in isolation, typically followed by dozens or even hundreds of…

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The biggest asteroid of 2021 is going to zoom past Earth tonight flying as fast as 100,000 kmph

An asteroid twice as big as the Statue of Unity is set to zoom past Earth tonight flying at 100,000…

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China opens the world's deepest and largest underground laboratory 7,800 feet below a mountain to hunt for dark matter

The expansion of the China Jinping Underground Laboratory puts it ahead of Italy's sprawling dark m…

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‘God of Chaos’ asteroid Apophis won’t be crashing into Earth for at least another century

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has determined that the ‘God of Chaos’ ast…

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Two tiny asteroids to zoom past Earth this Diwali — likely without any fireworks

While both of them are on the watch list of asteroids to track, it’s unlikely that they will b…

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Apophis, the ‘God of Chaos’ asteroid is speeding up — increasing the likelihood of it hitting Earth in 2068

This is when the asteroid speeds up because its thermal radiation is no longer uniform. Simply p…

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NASA cases Asteroid Bennu ahead of snatch and grab — finds six new secrets, including a possible void under the surface

Officially called the Touch-and-Go (TAG) maneuver, the spacecraft will land on the asteroid for …

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The Earth did not get its water from asteroids — it may have had it all along

The prevailing theory on how the Earth got its water is that the planet was born dry and water was …