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Earth and asteroid
Detail from an NASA animation of the event. (NASA)
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Best Video So Far of the Passing Asteroid DA14

The asteroid 2012 DA14 sped by Earth Friday, about 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time.

It was hard to see, but Daniel Lopez's telescope caught it as zipped through the starfield. It is featured at one of my favorite websites - Astronomy Picture of the Day

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asteroid moving toward Earth
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This Giant Asteroid Is Barely Going to Miss Earth on Friday

Seventeen-thousand miles might not sound particularly close at first listen, but when it comes to a gigantic rock the size of half a football field, it's a bit scarier.

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Solar storm
NASA, Getty Images
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Fierce Space Storms Predicted to Cause Worldwide Hysteria … and Disrupt Social Networks

The technological world could soon be brought to its knees by a series of pseudo-apocalyptic space storms that are predicted to sever the heads of the world’s communication centers, satellites, and public transportation systems.

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Ankylosaurus
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Dinosaur Footprints Excavated From NASA’s Backyard

The coolest thing we've ever found behind the house was a cigar box with our dad's stash in it, so this NASA find is pretty exciting.

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Betelgeuse
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Star 1000x Larger Than the Sun Set to Collide With Interstellar Wall and Oh God What is an Interstellar Wall?!

Not only is the famed Betelgeuse star set to burn out the remainder of its astronomical life, but it is also on an immediate crash course with a ginormous interstellar wall. Thanks science, we were just saying earlier how we never wanted to sleep ever again!

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Black Hole
Dinnertime at a black hole. (NASA/SOFIA/FORCAST team/lau et al.2013)
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Wanna See Something Cool? And Slightly Scary?

Time for one of our regular visits to the world of science.

At the center of our Milky Way galaxy, there is a black hole. The gravity force at a black hole is so great that light can not escape

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quadrantid
A Quadrantid streak in New Mexico. (ikewinski/Flickr)
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Dark Bitterroot Nights Good for Stargazing

Depending on who you read on the Internet, we either have a chance to see a meteor shower Friday morning, January 4, or we missed it Thursday morning, January 3.

It is the Quadrantids meteor shower, which have a top rate of 100 meteors per hour

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ISS views Meteor
A view from above. A snapshot from the International Space Station of a meteor. (ISS/NSAS)
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Geminid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Right Now

Thursday morning, Russ Lawrence was taking out the garbage and saw two meteorites in the clear, early morning Montana sky. That's a pretty good meteor shower average for a short time outside...especially in the winter

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Apollo 17
Harrison Schmitt at the LEM on Apollo 17 - December 1972. (Apollo 17/NASA)
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The Final Manned Trip To the Moon Started Today – 40 Years Ago!

Yes, it was 40 years ago that a Saturn 5 rocket lifted Apollo 17 into orbit from Florida in the final visit to the moon by a human for 40 years.

The mission sent the craft to a rocky area of the moon and on board was the only professional geologist ever to visit that unexplored landscape - Harrison Schmitt

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sun and earth
Earth is barely visible under the sun at left. (Discovery/Youtube)
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Wanna See Something Cool? Relative Sizes of Earth, Sun and More

I run across these things every so often. The sun is huge, compared to our little planet.

But the Discovery Channel has a nice little(?) comparison that shows some real size. It's a little hard to wrap your mind around, but it deserves a look

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