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Scientists Design Asteroid Vaporizing System

February 20, 2013, 9:38 am

Last week an asteroid flew right past Earth and a meteor hit Russia, but the next time space rocks threaten our planet, we might be better prepared.

Meteorite Explodes Over Russia, Hundreds Injured (+Videos)

February 15, 2013, 12:00 pm

A meteorite exploded over Russia’s Urals region on Friday, creating a impact wave that left around 1,000 people injured and blew out windows, Russia media reported.

Dinosaurs Wiped Out by Volcanoes, Not Asteroid?

January 16, 2013, 3:30 pm

Volcanic activity tens of thousands of years ago in a part of India called the Deccan Traps could have killed off the dinosaurs, recent U.S. research suggests.

Geminids: Final Meteor Shower of 2012 Peaks Thursday

December 12, 2012, 3:00 pm

The last, and some say the best, meteor display of the year will light up the sky when the Geminids arrive in full force on Dec. 13-14.


   

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