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NASA Scientist Says We Are Due For Extinction Event

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Is an extinction level event such as an asteroid due to destroy our planet? According to NASA scientist Joseph Nuth, speaking at the annual American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, said that our policy makers should prepare for exactly that, a cataclysmic strike. Nuth said, “You could say, of course, we’re due, but it’s a random course at that point.” […]

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Asteroid

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What is an Asteroid? An asteroid is a celestial body, small or large, which orbits the sun with the other objects that are in our solar system, things like planets. Most asteroids are smaller then planets and very few actually get to be large. Every year, literally thousands of new asteroids are discovered. In December of 2004, Asteroid 99942, now […]

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