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Australian scientists have found a place to drop a giant asteroid

 giant asteroidAustralian scientists have found traces of a giant asteroid that fell to Earth in the earliest period of its history. According to the destructiveness of his fall is one of the first places. On the discovery is reported in the journal Precambrian Research.

In the north-west of Geophysics Australia found small bells formed when an asteroid hitting the ground. The same spheres found in the sediments of the age of 3.46 billion years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Galaxy, Planet, Science



The world once again approaching a giant asteroid

Our worldAccording to scientists, our planet is approaching asteroid giant. It became known in the course of observations by the Russian robotic telescope Master, which is in South Africa Sutherland Observatory.

The object has already been compared with the asteroid Apophis that may face our planet in 5 years. The diameter of the ring of a celestial body is about a kilometer, which is three times more than the already known Apophis. The turnover of the asteroid around the Sun is 2 Earth years. Scientists plan to monitor the activity of the new celestial body. Now it is necessary to calculate the trajectory and evaluate the potential danger to Earth. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 24, 2015 in Earth


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