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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By July 26, 2014

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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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Tomorrow Daily 044: NASA advances its SLS program, Leap Motion for VR, and a 3D-printed castle

On today's show, Ashley and Khail talk about NASA's newest milestone in its journey to Mars, Leap Motion Controller's newest VR accessory, and a 3D-printed castle.

By August 28, 2014

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014

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Send your tweets to space with NASA's Asteroid Time Capsule

As part of the OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu, NASA will be including tweets and Instagram photos from the public as part of a space time capsule.

By September 3, 2014

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Earth in crossfire on NASA hazardous asteroid map

Earth is near the center of a tangled mass of potentially hazardous asteroids. But there's little to worry about.

By August 13, 2013

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Here's everything you need to know about Planet Earth

New Kurzgesagt video tells us everything we need to know about Earth, from how it survived colliding with an object as big as Mars to how it came to support life.

By August 4, 2014

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What Earth looks like from space in 4K

European astronaut Alexander Gerst is aboard the International Space Station equipped with a camera capable of recording in 4K. This beautiful video captures Earth's majesty in Ultra HD.

By September 9, 2014

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NASA's own super-black coating ventures into space

Vantablack may be the darkest material in the world, but NASA aims to have the darkest material out of this world when it tests a nano-coating on the space station.

By August 13, 2014

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Watch the video NASA transmitted to Earth on a laser beam

The space agency says the achievement is like "a person aiming a laser pointer at the end of a human hair 30 feet away and keeping it there while walking."

By June 6, 2014