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Asteroid collision with Earth: Scientists ponder over how to tackle such a scenario
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Asteroid collision with Earth: Scientists ponder over how to tackle such a scenario

Only those asteroids whose orbit around our Sun brings them within 31 million miles of our planet — defined as "near-Earth" — are of interest.

Earliest interstellar visitor may have collided with Earth in 2014: Harvard study
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Earliest interstellar visitor may have collided with Earth in 2014: Harvard study

Fewer than ten observable asteroid collisions have taken place in the Earth's in the current millennia.

Giant meteor explosion over Earth a year ago went unnoticed till recently
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Giant meteor explosion over Earth a year ago went unnoticed till recently

The NeoCam telescope will be launched to a gravitational point of stagnation in space.

Surprise! Undiscovered dust, asteroids rings may share orbits with Mercury, Venus
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Surprise! Undiscovered dust, asteroids rings may share orbits with Mercury, Venus

It's not every day you discover something new & amazing in our very own planetary neighborhood.

NASA's OSIRIS-Rex captures snap of ancient asteroid, headed closer for a sample
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NASA's OSIRIS-Rex captures snap of ancient asteroid, headed closer for a sample

The mission aims to bring back the biggest sample of asteroid ever, roughly 60 grams.