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Greenbelt :: MD :: USA | 1 year ago

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Near-Earth Object (NEO) program, there are more than 1,300 "potentially hazardous asteroids" (PHAs) -- objects at least 150 yards (about 140 meters) across with a very small chance of impacting us someday because their orbital paths take them close

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Asheville :: NC :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Recent advances in space photography have shown shocking information. "Our team was surprised to find the overabundance of low-inclination PHAs," (Amy Mainzer/NASA/Jet Propulsion Lab). In other words,

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Niigata :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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The work of a scientist has helped reveal a rare orbital shift and the density of an asteroid that will pass close to Earth...They have found the asteroid has a low density and its orbit has drifted roughly 100 miles in the last 12 years...

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Niigata :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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RQ36, with such accuracy that they were able to directly measure the drift resulting from a subtle but important force called the Yarkovsky effect the slight push created when the asteroid absorbs sunlight and re-emits that energy as heat...

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