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This Unexpected event will take place on The 13 of April - Scientists

The solar system has a sense of humor: 9 years from now, on Friday, April 13, 2029, a large asteroid will streak across the sky — but it's a cause for excitement, not fear, scientists say. That asteroid, called Apophis, stretches about 1,100 feet (340 meters) across and will pass within 19,000 miles (31,000 kilometers) of Earth's surface. That might sound scary, but scientists are positive that it will not hit Earth. Instead, it's a once-in-a-lifetime chance for scientists to truly understand asteroids ne

  1 years ago
This Unexpected event will take place on The 13 of April - Scientists

SOCIETY

Check Out The Asteroid Scientists Predict Is Going To Destroy Earth In 2029

Our planet has been in existence for billions of years, and is being surrounded by rocks that a formed from violent action going on in space either from collisions of planets or formation of rock and ice and it gets hit by those rocks, but it mostly burns up before

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Check Out The Asteroid Scientists Predict Is Going To Destroy Earth In 2029

SCIENCE

How to possibly deflect asteroids

Scientists also advanced the idea of putting a seismometer on the space rock — one design would impale Apophis like a harpoon — to pick up tiny vibrations through the space rock that could help scientists understand the interior structure of Apophis and how it's affected by Earth's gravity. Also among the ideas is a mission that would create an artificial crater on Apophis, as Hayabusa2 just did at an asteroid called Ryugu, in order to see below the weathered surface of the asteroid. Some of those ideas

  1 years ago
How to possibly deflect asteroids

ACCIDENT

Asteroid fears: NASA warning over 'most dangerous space rock' heading to Earth revealed

ASTEROID twice the size of the infamous Apophis is set to strike Earth in the future – and researchers have warned NASA that the consequences of inaction could be disastrous. By CALLUM HOARE 10:30, mon, 30, 2019 | UPDATED: 22:22, Mon, dec 30, 2019 0 Asteroid: 'Most dangerous rock' could impact earth Play Unmute Current Time  0:08 / Duration  0:39 Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%   Facebook Twitter Share Fullscreen   Asteroid 101955 Bennu, formally known as 1999 RQ36, is a carbonaceous space rock in the Apollo g

  1 years ago
Asteroid fears: NASA warning over 'most dangerous space rock' heading to Earth revealed