It is also expected to discover thousands of previously unknown objects
Asteroids And Meteoroids
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Friday 15 February 2013
An asteroid measuring 150km is set to fly past the earth on Friday 15 February.
Friday 15 February 2013
At its peak closeness, DA14 will come within 17,000 miles of our planet
Monday 04 February 2013
2012 DA14 asteroid pass within 32,000km of earth, inside the orbit of communication satellites
Monday 07 January 2013
Why should the comic be criticised for making good on his privileged upbringing?
Friday 04 January 2013
Coal-coloured rock estimated to be 2 billion years old, and contains more water than most of the red-planet meteorites so far discovered
Thursday 27 December 2012
A comet discovered by two Russian astronomers will be visible from Earth next year. Get ready for a once-in-a lifetime light show, says David Whitehouse
Saturday 01 December 2012
Just in time for Christmas, scientists have confirmed a vast amount of ice at the north pole - on Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Nasa is likely to announce new plans to send astronauts back to the moon following the outcome of the US presidential race, according to reports.
Friday 02 November 2012
National Park retreats
Sunday 28 October 2012
Graduate’s unorthodox plan to deflect asteroid wins prize
Monday 22 October 2012
Liverpool 1 Reading 0: Reds' second youngest ever goalscorer is currently a 'revelation' but his manager warns the 17-year-old not to get carried away with the adulation
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 2 North Koreans are gasping for the truth: Let's give it to them
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 5 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early