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With an ever-growing selection in the App Store, it can be near impossible to cut through all the cl

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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.

By Mar. 1, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 1, 2013
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Earthlings unite to confront the asteroid menace

The first meeting of an international group tasked with figuring out how to react to asteroids that threaten our very existence is set for next week.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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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 Feb. 17, 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 Mar. 10, 2014

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Enormous asteroid to zip by Earth

A giant space rock plans on making an appearance in our stellar neighborhood, but it's not as bad as you might think.

By May. 16, 2013

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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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Prepare Earth for more asteroid strikes, say scientists

A new study suggests we should expect an asteroid strike every decade or two. And one scientist warns that the last asteroid to pass by us wasn't even noticed until it had gone.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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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 Mar. 6, 2014

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Massive asteroid to hit Earth in 2032? (Well, maybe)

Ukrainian astronomers discover an asteroid, called 2013 TV135, with the power of 2,500 nuclear bombs. It's officially described as "potentially hazardous." You've been warned.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Parrot Asteroid

The Parrot Asteroid falls a bit short on delivering the Internet and a rich app experience in the car, but it's still a solid receiver for users looking to add great digital audio connectivity and a top-tier hands-free calling experience to any vehicle.

By Jan. 24, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 24, 2012