Detecting Asteroids, Meteors Takes On New Urgency

Private group works to prevent next close encounter with an asteroid or meteors.

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  • NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it
    NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars. More
  • Microsoft Develops Set-Top Box
    Microsoft has been developing designs for a simple set-top device for streaming video and other entertainment options. More
  • Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D
    Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
  • YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks
    Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
  • New method significantly speeds up the search for dangerous asteroids
    Note: This article was written in part to help promote Asteroid Day on June 30, a global effort to raise awareness about the dangers and scientific importance of asteroids. It’s on June 30 every year, ...
    06/28/2022 - 2:00 am | View Link
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  • In Depth | Beyond Our Solar System
    It takes about 230 million years for our solar system to make one revolution around the galactic center. Location The Milky Way is part of the Local Group, a neighborhood about 10 million light-years across, consisting of more than 30 galaxies that are gravitationally bound to each other.
    06/27/2022 - 12:18 am | View Website
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    06/26/2022 - 5:30 pm | View Website
  • In Depth | Deep Impact (EPOXI) – NASA Solar System Exploration
    What was Deep Impact (EPOXI)? The primary mission of NASA's Deep Impact was to probe beneath the surface of a comet. The spacecraft delivered a special impactor into the path of Tempel 1 to reveal never-before-seen materials and provide clues about the internal composition and structure of a comet.
    06/26/2022 - 8:48 am | View Website
  • BBC Earth | Home
    Welcome to BBC Earth, a place to explore the natural world through awe-inspiring documentaries, podcasts, stories and more.
    06/25/2022 - 9:06 pm | View Website
  • Expat Dating in Germany
    Expatica is the international community’s online home away from home. A must-read for English-speaking expatriates and internationals across Europe, Expatica provides a tailored local news service and essential information on living, working, and moving to your country of choice. With in-depth features, Expatica brings the international community closer together.
    06/25/2022 - 4:06 pm | View Website
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