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  • Asteroid early warning system: What we need to protect Earth from 'killers'
    Asteroid early warning system: What we need to protect Earth from 'killers'
    What good would an early warning system against potential asteroid impacts be if the relevant information regarding the asteroid and its projected impact zone could not be effectively communicated by the area to be affected? That was the chief...
  • NASA budget $40 million yearly seeking asteroid threats
    NASA budget $40 million yearly seeking asteroid threats
    NASA/JPL budgets about $40 million annually for asteroid detection by their Near-Earth Object (NEO) Program. Since so few asteroids land on earth, it is difficult to accurately predict where they will fall, and there is little that can be done to...
  • Russian vehicle camera catches exploding meteor
    Another large meteor hits Russia: space weather update
    Just as 2014 started with a very near earth object (vNEO) being discovered less than 24 hours before it hit earth, on January 1, 2014, another unknown vNEO meteor of significant size exploded over Russia today on April 19, 2014 (See slideshow).It...
  • Keanu Reeves
    Interest in 'The Matrix' film piqued by fans (Photos)
    On April 13, 2014, a request for three of "The Matrix" movie cast members, at least their lookalikes, was made. Apparently fans, and this event, still have high interest in this sci-fi trilogy that began in the late '90s. As a result...
  • Destruction of the earth or fiscal cliff, take your pick!
    Destruction of the earth or fiscal cliff, take your pick!
    While every major news network, TV and radio talk shows, focusing attention on 'fiscal cliff'' negotiations, or lack thereof, our planet earth narrowly missed another potential collision with a deadly asteroid, mater of fact, this week...
  • NEO is one of the newest restaurants in the Hilton Head area.
    Hilton Head Chef Russell Keane opens NEO in Moss Creek Village
    Executive Chef Russell Keane, a graduate of the prestigious Johnson & Wales University and popular longtime contributor to the Hilton Head Island food and beverage scene, recently opened NEO, a new "farm to table" culinary experience...
  • The center of the Tunguska explosion one hundred years later
    Asteroid narrowly misses the Earth
    Saturday morning at 10:30 am, a newly-discovered asteroid, 2012 BX34, passed by the Earth at a distance of only 59,000 km (36,750 miles) traveling at a speed of 32,000 KPH (20,000 MPH). The asteroid is about eleven meters (thirty-six feet) in...
  • Asteroid 2005 YU55
    Nature throws a big rock toward Earth
    Tomorrow night (Nov 8, 2011) near-earth asteroid 2005 YU55 will pass by the Earth. At closest approach (4:28 pm MDT here in Aurora) the asteroid will come within 201,697 miles of the Earth. That’s inside the orbit of the Moon, exceptionally...