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Asteroid Bigger Than Burj Khalifa to Fly By Earth on April 29

Asteroid Bigger Than Burj Khalifa to Fly By Earth on April 29

An asteroid with a massive diameter of between 1.8km – 4.1km is set to fly past Earth on April 29. According to the available data, this is going to be the biggest asteroid which will come near Earth this year. To give an idea, the least expected diameter of this …

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NASA Probe Accidentally Discovers Black Hole Flaring 30,000 Light-Years Away

NASA Probe Accidentally Discovers Black Hole Flaring 30,000 Light-Years Away

While the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft was orbiting asteroid Bennu, one of the instruments on board happened to catch a glimpse of a black hole ‘out of the corner of its eye,’ so to speak.   While intently focusing on the asteroid, the Regolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) happened to catch the …

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Massive asteroid will swing by Earth after Valentine’s Day

A Japanese spacecraft is coming back to Earth with samples from a nearby asteroid

But the experts at NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies say we’re in no danger. The asteroid will pass within 3,590,000 miles of Earth. That’s 15 times the distance from Earth to the moon, according to NASA. The asteroid, known as 2002 PZ39, has been tracked since its discovery …

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