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Asteroid passes Earth without damage

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

February 21, 2020

All of human life seemed on the brink of extinction on Feb. 15, at least according to several major news outlets when reporting of an incoming asteroid. In reality, Earth’s moon is 15 times closer to Earth than the asteroid was. Asteroid 2002-PZ39...

UN to implement asteroid defense plans

November 15, 2013

By Liam Crossey, Staff Writer [email protected]   The news sounds like it is from a science fiction movie. The United Nations decided to adopt an asteroid defense plan to protect Earth from rogue asteroids...

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