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What If? USA Asteroid Impact
February 26, 2013 | USGS

“What if the February 15, 2013 meteor strike hit the United States, and not Russia? What if it were the size of the meteorite that struck off the coast of Virginia during the age when modern mammals began to appear?” Quoted from the USGS press release.


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Astronomers: Win $35000 From NASA
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"NASA’s Asteroid Data Hunter contest series will offer $35,000 in awards over the next six months to citizen scientists who develop improved algorithms that can be used to identify asteroids." Related: Google Map of Asteroid Impacts

An Asteroid with Six Comet-Like Tails
November 11, 2013 | NASA
"This NASA Hubble Space Telescope set of images reveals a never-before-seen set of six comet-like tails radiating from a body in the asteroid belt, designated P/2013 P5." Quoted from the NASA press release.


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