Planetoid

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Name: Planetoid
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Ark Duo - Earth Recon

The trek back to earth is perilous as a horde of alien drones and asteroids defy your desperate escape in this action space shooter."[Ark Duo Earth Recon] is a simple yet fun approach to space shooters that features an old school arcade feel to it." - ... [Published ZDNet - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

B612 says Earth avoids massive asteroids with “blind luck”

With Earth Day round the bend, you’d expect to hear some positive news regarding our planet and the celestial bodies that surround it; instead we have some not-so-good-news. According to former NASA astronauts, we're depending on "blind luck" when it ... [Published SlashGear - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Red Tape Hinders Study of Asteroid Impacts on Earth

Red tape is making it tougher for researchers to study and characterize asteroid strikes on Earth, which are apparently more common than previously thought, experts say. The bureaucratic snafu affects the use of U.S. government space assets that help ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Saving the Earth from asteroid disasters

Miami -- As members of an elite band of cosmic explorers, they are among the few to have gone beyond the final frontier and looked down on the Earth from space.Now, inspired by the unique perspective ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 7 reports

The biggest threat to humanity, far bigger than global warming/climate change, is about to get bigger, much bigger

© UnknownThe chelyabinsk asteroid fireball, a “near-Earth object” (NEO), an asteroid (likely made of rock) between 15 and 20 meters across (about the length of a school bus), which just happened to arrive in the same place as planet Earth that morning. ... [Published Sott.net - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Planetoid, Ed Lu, Threat
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 3 reports

Huge Fireball Lights Up The Night Sky In Northern Russia (VIDEO)

It's been a little over a year since a meteor exploded over a Russian city and injured over 1,000 people. Saturday, video emerged that appeared to show a similarly dramatic, if less destructive, fireball in the Russian sky .The footage was captured by ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Far More Asteroids Have Hit The Earth Than We Thought, Astronauts Say

Bad news, earthlings. A former NASA scientist says it's mere happenstance that an Armaggedon-style asteroid hasn't hit a densely populated area in the last few years.On Tuesday, the B612 Foundation, which is devoted to preventing the next deep impact ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Asteroid impact stored proof of life in glasses on earth

Whenever an asteroid or a comet hit the earth in the past, the impact melted tonnes of soil and rock, some of which formed glass as it cooled. Now, a thrilling discovery has found that these impact ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Planetoid
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Vitamins from Space! B3 Found in Meteorites

An essential nutrient for life on Earth also cooks up in space, a new study finds. While scientists aren't yet sure of the exact recipe, they think radiation-blasted ice powered the chemical reactions that produced vitamin B3, or niacin[1], early in the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 5 reports

“Blind Luck” Keeping Earth From Being Destroyed by an Asteroid

NASA is currently keeping tabs on near-Earth asteroids, and is even considering an unprecedented mission to capture and study one in low-Earth orbit . But there’s a possibility we could get an even closer look at a devastating space rock sometime in the ... [Published Techno Buffalo - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Planetoid, NASA, Cosmonaut
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 3 reports

Ancient Martian Life May Be Preserved in Glass

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterA fresh impact left this 30-meter-wide crater on Mars, imaged by HiRISE in Nov. 2013 (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona )When large asteroids or comets strike the Earth — as they ... [Published Universe Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Life-giving vitamin B3 may have come from space on meteorites, NASA researchers say

By Travis GettysFriday, April 18, 2014 9:18 EDTEarth may have received vitamin B3 supplied by carbon-rich meteorites, according to NASA-funded researchers , supporting the theory that earthly life may have originated with extraterrestrial assistance.Vitamin ... [Published Raw Story - Apr 18 2014]

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The trek back to earth is perilous as a horde of alien drones and asteroids defy your desperate escape in this action space shooter. "[Ark Duo Earth Recon] is a simple yet fun approach to space shooters that features an old school arcade feel to it." - TheiPhoneAppReview...
...The event will be held at Seattle's Museum of Flight, showcasing that "the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a 'city-killer' sized asteroid is blind luck."
"Wetumpka is just a very special place and we want to make sure people have a reason to come here because we know once they see it they will want to stay" Lynch said
"Because of budget and personnel reductions on our military partner, they ran into workforce issues to accomplish this task" said Lindley Johnson, NEO program executive within the Planetary Science Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington D C

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Space policy roundup – April.20.14 [Published HobbySpace - 5 hours ago]
Popular Craterfest event held in Wetumpka on Sa... [Published WSFA - 7 hours ago]
Plant Material Stored In Impact Glass... [Published Red Orbit - 8 hours ago]
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Saving the Earth from asteroid disasters [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
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ARCHIMEDES- ONE OF THE MOST EMINENT SCIENTISTS ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 12 hours ago]
Only ‘blind luck’ has saved us from big asteroi... [Published French Tribune - 12 hours ago]
NASA’s LADEE ends mission with intended impact ... [Published French Tribune - 12 hours ago]
What's on your bucket list? [Published Daily News Journal - 13 hours ago]
Meteorites help scientists probe Mars' early at... [Published SEN - 14 hours ago]
The Daily Agenda for Sunday, April 20 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - 14 hours ago]
Large-scale asteroids hit Earth 3 to 10 times m... [Published Business Standard India - 15 hours ago]
Digging into natural sciences [Published Fort Dodge Messenger - 16 hours ago]
Overnight News Digest: Science Saturday (Kepler... [Published Daily Kos - 16 hours ago]
Ancient plants ‘frozen in time’ by space impacts [Published The Nation Pakistan - 16 hours ago]
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B612 says Earth avoids massive asteroids with “... [Published SlashGear - 1 hour ago]
With Earth Day round the bend, you’d expect to hear some positive news regarding our planet and the celestial bodies that surround it; instead we have some not-so-good-news. According to … Continue reading ...
The Daily Agenda for Sunday, April 20 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - 14 hours ago]
J.C. Leyendecker’s cover for the Saturday Evening Post, April 11, 1925 (Click to enlarge)   So here’s some trivia for you. In most of the world, Easter Sunday , which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus, typically goes by a name derived from ...
26 multi-kiloton nuclear sized explosions detec... [Published Watts Up With That? - 23 hours ago]
The biggest threat to humanity, far bigger than global warming/climate change, is about to get bigger, much bigger A press release from some former NASA astronauts on the current asteroid impact threat to earth, based on data on in-atmosphere detonations ...
Impact Glass Stores Biodata For Millions Of Years [Published Scientific Blogging - 23 hours ago]
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Asteroid and comet impacts can cause widespread ecological havoc, killing off plants and animals on regional or even global scales. But new research from Brown University shows that impacts can also preserve the ...
VIDEO: Meteorite Lights Up Russian Sky... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Apr 19 2014]
VIDEO: Meteorite Lights Up Russian Sky... (Second column, 22nd story, link ) Related stories: Astronauts: 'Blind luck' only reason asteroid hasn't destroyed major city... ...
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Boiling Oceans and a Sky on Fire [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
What Happened to This Asteroid?  [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 10 2014]
Corrections [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 07 2014]
When Will the Earth Get Hit by Another Asteroid? [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 14 2014]
Nature Podcast: 07 November 2013 [Published Nature Podcast - Nov 06 2013]
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NASA Invites Public to Send Names on an Asteroi... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 15 2014]
NASA Administrator Bolden and Senator Vitter Se... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 10 2014]
Recently Reactivated NASA Spacecraft Spots Its ... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 07 2014]
NASA's Asteroid Hunter Spacecraft Returns First... [Published Auto & Transportation - Dec 19 2013]
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