Posts Tagged ‘asteroid’

Forested Earth

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Biogradska Forest

We lost the dinosaurs, but gained modern-day forests thanks to the large impact event 66 million years ago.

Dinosaurs’ Bad Luck

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
dinosaurs, triceratops, asteroid, impact, extinction

What if the asteroid impact that caused dinosaur extinction occurred a few million years earlier or later?

10,000 Near-Earth Objects

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Asteroid 2013 MZ5 joined the ranks of asteroids and comets whose orbits pass near Earth. On an astronomical scale, “near” means within 28 million miles…

Asteroid 2012 DA14

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Asteroid 2012 DA14 will come very close to Earth on February 15, 2013.

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