Articles Tagged with asteroid

Asteroid Impact Apocalypse: NASA Says World Won’t End In September 22-28 — Why NASA’s Statement Won’t Calm Fears

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NASA has been forced to respond to conspiracy theory claims being spread online, stocking mass hysteria among the susceptible, that a giant asteroid will impact Earth September 22–28, 2015, causing widespread destruction and extinction of several species. According to the doomsday theorists, the impact will nearly wipe out humanity from the face of the planet…. Read more »

Japanese Probe Sets Out To Discover The Origins Of Life

The Japanese Probe, Hayabusa 2, lifts off to retrieve samples from an asteroid thought to hold key compounds necessary for the creation of life on Earth.

A Japanese probe, the Hayabusa 2, launched from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center Tuesday evening on a mission to find the origins of life on Earth. The launch of the probe had been twice postponed due to inclement weather, but the Japanese probe has now successfully launched and is on course to intercept an asteroid. Before… Read more »

Two NEEMO Missions Prepare Astronauts For Asteroid Landing

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When we think of NASA, the usual thought process takes us out of this world into the vast reaches of space, where a great void would be our demise if our life-sustaining equipment were to fail. NASA is all about extreme environments, and they want to make sure that the equipment they take off this… Read more »

Scientists Reconstruct Massive Ancient Impact On Earth

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Scientists around the globe have banded together to solve the mystery of a place known as Barberton greenstone belt in South Africa where a 300 mile wide portion appeared to be a giant crater. Today they announced their findings which blew the minds of people across the globe. If you thought the dinosaurs had it… Read more »

NASA Aims To Give The Moon A Moon Of Its Own

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No, NASA didn’t hire Q from the set of Star Trek in their latest and most interesting plans, but the results won’t be so different as news starts circulating on their ideas for our closest companion, the moon. In a hearing played out before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Science and Space, known as “From… Read more »

Moon, Asteroid Hit By Asteroid Collision Storm Lasting Millions Of Years

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Both the earth’s moon and the large asteroid Vesta were victims of a widespread cataclysm caused by multiple high-speed smaller asteroids that rained down on them for hundreds of millions of years. Considering that Vesta is very distant from the earth, the evidence suggested that the bombardments must have affected all of the planets and… Read more »