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2012 DA14 (asteroid)

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  • Chelyabinsk asteroid smashed glass, burned skin, defied expectations

    Chelyabinsk asteroid smashed glass, burned skin, defied expectations
    Planetary scientists weren’t remotely expecting the 62-foot-wide Chelyabinsk fireball to shoot across Russian skies in February  -- they’d had their eyes peeled on a much bigger target that missed the Earth by a decent margin, the asteroid 2012 DA14. But this relatively modest, unseen space rock caused a shock wave that shattered countless windows in the city and injured more than a thousand people.
  • Chelyabinsk meteor: Weather satellites tracked fireball's path

    Cloudy with a chance of meteorites? Scientists studying the Chelyabinsk meteor that hurtled through the atmosphere over Russia in February have managed to track its trajectory using weather satellites, according to a study in Proceedings of the National...

    Asteroid flyby on Friday: Where and when to watch it online

     
    An asteroid half  the size of a football field will come zipping past Earth at an almost uncomfortably close distance ...

    Asteroid zips safely past Earth

     
    You can breathe deeply, people of Earth: Asteroid 2012 DA14 did not hit our planet. We are safe for now. ...

    ‘Young’ black hole is nearby, NASA says; doorway to a new universe?

     
    Asteroid 2012 DA14 is bearing down on Earth, rattling nerves and making sci-fi fans' eyes light up.  But the cool ...