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Asteroid 2012 da14

Asteroids, Randomness And The Absolute Truth About God

Rabbi Gil Steinlauf | Posted 04.15.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Gil Steinlauf

When I contemplate a 45-meter-wide boulder hurtling to earth at 17,500 miles-per-hour, I am terrified and humbled. When I hear it will come right in line with the orbits of some GPS satellites and then miss us -- yes, I'm relieved. But I'm also further humbled and awe-struck that life as we know it is so precious and tenuous.

WATCH: Bill Nye's Surprising Take On Asteroid Threat

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.14.2013 | Science

As the world watches for a giant asteroid to give Earth a close shave on Feb. 15, famed science educator Bill Nye suggests now is the time to get invo...

Giant Asteroid Will Get HOW Close To Earth?

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 02.08.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth next week, even closer than high-flying communication and weather...

WATCH: Record-Setting Asteroid Flyby

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.31.2013 | Science

The big day is almost here: on Feb. 15, asteroid 2012 DA14 will come extremely close to Earth. How close exactly? Just 17,200 miles above our plan...

WATCH: Asteroid Comes Oh-So-Close To Satellites

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.23.2012 | Science

Space scientists at NASA have an eye on asteroid 2012 DA14. Why? The 45-meter-wide space rock is expected to come extremely close to Earth next year--...