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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Science is Cool: "Hazardous" Asteroid Headed Toward Earth


Did the Mayans only miss by a couple of weeks? Forgot to carry the two?

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Image from source, Raw Story
Apophis – a ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid – flies by Earth on Wednesday

Apophis hit the headlines in December 2004. Six months after its discovery, astronomers had accrued enough images to calculate a reasonable orbit for the 300-metre chunk of space rock. What they saw was shocking. . .

Read more at: Raw Story

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