Posts Tagged ‘Asteroids’

Jupiter Hit By Asteroid

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Brian Williams reports that Jupiter was hit by an asteroid, taking one for the team. Nicely played, Jupiter. Found at YouTube from itsmefoo.

Real Life 2012 In 2029?

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Calculations released on Christmas Eve 2004 appeared to show that there was a greater than 2 percent chance a 900-foot asteroid called Apophis would hit the Earth in 2029. The asteroid appeared ready to give the Earth its closest shave since astronomers began looking for such things. As it turned out, more precise observations brought the risk of collision down to just 1 in 250,000 Found at Wired Science via Holy Kaw!