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Asteroids

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'Asteroid to hit Earth' story goes up on CNN, people believe it

A user posts a fake news piece to CNN's iReport news hub. It stays live for 22 hours before someone realizes it must surely not be true.

By May 27, 2014

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3D print space probes and asteroids, courtesy of NASA

NASA has released STL files so you can 3D print your own scale models of space probes, asteroids and the surface of the moon.

By July 23, 2014

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See where 26 asteroids smacked Earth with A-bomb force

The B612 Foundation highlights the fact that asteroids come a-knockin' 3 to 10 times more frequently than previously thought. But don't freak out; most explode too high up to cause damage on the ground.

By April 22, 2014

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Big asteroids hit Earth far more than we're told, say astronauts

To, well, celebrate Earth Day, April 22, three former astronauts will claim they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than has been revealed.

By April 19, 2014

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Ring around the asteroid: Scientists make surprise discovery

Silly asteroid, rings are for Saturn! Not anymore. Astronomers have discovered an asteroid hosting a ring system of its very own.

By March 27, 2014

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NASA asks citizen scientists to become ‘asteroid hunters’

In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.

By March 10, 2014

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Asteroid breaks up just like in Atari game

A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.

By March 6, 2014

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880-pound asteroid slams into moon, watch it go boom

The biggest lunar asteroid impact ever recorded on video creates a flash visible from Earth.

By February 24, 2014

Review

Parrot Asteroid

The Parrot Asteroid Smart is a smartly designed and flexible multimedia receiver that hangs its hat on an app market that, for now, doesn't offer much choice.

March 1, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 1, 2013
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Tonight on reality TV: Giant asteroid just misses Earth

Slooh.com will broadcast the passing of Near-Earth Asteroid 2000 EM26 as the Olympics take place in Russia. Almost a year to the day, a different asteroid slammed into that country's town of Chelyabinsk.

By February 17, 2014