Asteroid 2012 DA14, thought to be about 45 meters in diameter, passed within 17,200 miles of Earth today.
The latest Digital Australia report shows that a small percentage of people remain confused about the M and MA15+ elements of the video game ratings system.
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.
Scientists estimate there are around 500,000 near-Earth asteroids the size of 2012 DA14, and less than 1 percent have been discovered.
We've never seen an object this big get so close to Earth. Get ready for Friday's rendezvous with asteroid 2012 DA14.
Hours from now, Asteroid 2012 DA14 will make history when it becomes the biggest object ever witnessed getting this close to the Earth.
On today's 404 episode, we'll take a look at the early 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, One Direction's new singing toothbrush, and a Chubby Checker app that's exactly what it sounds like.
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.
The latest reports say about 1,000 people were injured, mostly by glass shards sent flying by the meteor's window-shattering sonic blasts.
An asteroid called DA14 is on a trajectory to give Earth a close shave next Friday, but there's nothing to worry about: Ben Afleck and Bruce Willis are already on the job, plus it's only half the size of a football field. Join The 404 today as we go asteroid hunting.