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NASA says Earth will near-miss with mountain-sized ASTEROID next week

NASA says Earth will near-miss with mountain-sized ASTEROID next week

Earth will have a near-miss with an asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar next week, astronomers claimed. NASA scientists said the gigantic boulder, dubbed 2014-J25, will hurtle past Earth on April 19 within 1.1 million miles – less than five times the distance to the moon. But despite the uncomfortably close distance, experts […]

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Strong earthquake rocks California

Strong earthquake rocks California

Aug 25, – Vanessa DeGier, spokeswoman for Queen of the Valley hospital in Napa, says the facility has treated more than 70 people, most for cuts, bumps and bruises. She says the facility has treated a hip fracture and heart attack, but it’s unclear if it was related to the 6.0-magnitude earthquake. The hospital has […]

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Olympic torch returns home from space station

Olympic torch returns home from space station

Nov 11, – A Russian space capsule carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts returned to Earth on Monday from the International Space Station in a flawless landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan. The Soyuz capsule landed at 8:49 local time (0249 GMT), about three and a half hours after undocking from the station […]

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Jindo Sea Parting: Science Behind the ‘Magic’

Jindo Sea Parting: Science Behind the ‘Magic’

May 12, – For the hour that the path is visible at its peak time on each of the four festival days, visitors take leisurely walks to Modo Island while the locals dig around for clams and seaweed. Although there is only one annual festival, the water parts two to three times a year between […]

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