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Asteroid's moon gets a name before NASA's DART mission crashes into it in 2022
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Asteroid's moon gets a name before NASA's DART mission crashes into it in 2022

The DART mission will target the near-Earth asteroid's moon Dimorphos when it relatively close In the second half of 2022.

Killer asteroid obliterates New York in planetary defense simulation exercise
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Killer asteroid obliterates New York in planetary defense simulation exercise

Eight simulated years of prep wasn't enough for scientists to deflect the killer asteroid successfully.

'Impact winter' after asteroid strike may have wiped out dinosaurs
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'Impact winter' after asteroid strike may have wiped out dinosaurs

A global 'impact winter' following an asteroid strike might have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, according to a new study.