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Asteroid 2012 DA14 passes close to Earth on 15 Feb 2013

 
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:11 pm    Post subject: Asteroid 2012 DA14 passes close to Earth on 15 Feb 2013 Reply with quote

Closest asteroid passing of its size in recorded [scientific] history!

Click image for CNN/NASA info...


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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"There's no way we could have stopped this. Nothing we could have done," Lu says. "The only thing we could have done, if this was going to hit us, was to evacuate the area."



http://www.npr.org/2013/02/08/171412450/close-shave-asteroid-to-buzz-earth-next-week?utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=20130208
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