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Images from asteroid 2012 DA14's near-Earth flyby (pictures)

Asteroid 2012 DA14, thought to be about 45 meters in diameter, passed within 17,200 miles of Earth today.

5 Images By Feb. 15, 2013

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Everything you need to know for Friday's big asteroid flyby

Hours from now, Asteroid 2012 DA14 will make history when it becomes the biggest object ever witnessed getting this close to the Earth.

By Feb. 14, 2013

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Google removes asteroid doodle before you can see it

Google intended to present a doodle yesterday to celebrate Asteroid 2012 DA14 passing Earth. But the meteorite event in Russia led to a change in plans.

By Feb. 16, 2013

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Odds of dying from an asteroid strike: 1 in 74,817,414

Scientists estimate there are around 500,000 near-Earth asteroids the size of 2012 DA14, and less than 1 percent have been discovered.

By Feb. 15, 2013

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Safeway-size asteroid to get closer to Earth than satellites

NASA says there's no chance this "small asteroid" will strike the Earth, but it could be nasty if it did.

By Feb. 4, 2013

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Another close asteroid encounter for Earth coming Friday

We've never seen an object this big get so close to Earth. Get ready for Friday's rendezvous with asteroid 2012 DA14.

By Feb. 12, 2013

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The 404 1,209: Where we chalk it up to cosmic coincidence (podcast)

On today's 404 episode, we'll take a look at the morning meteor that streaked across Russia and one-upped our own asteroid 2012 DA14, code-named "Sharon Stone." We'll also talk about Iceland banning porn from the Internet, and a Chubby Checker app that's just what it sounds like.

By Feb. 15, 2013

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Just in time: Scientists propose vaporizing asteroids

DE-STAR is a space-based laser gun that could destroy or deflect incoming comets and asteroids. Who's gonna build it?

By Feb. 15, 2013

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Injury count rises for Russian meteorite

The latest reports say about 1,000 people were injured, mostly by glass shards sent flying by the meteor's window-shattering sonic blasts.

By Feb. 15, 2013

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Congress to hold hearings about killer asteroids

All it took was an unexpected meteorite exploding in western Siberia, along with a record close flyby by another space rock to concentrate Washington's attention on something other than political blood sport.

By Feb. 15, 2013