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WATCH: Asteroid Makes Rare Flyby Close To Earth

Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

A huge asteroid speeding through space at 30,000 miles per hour was projected to come so close to Earth on Tuesday that it would at one point travel i...

How To See The Huge Asteroid That's Whizzing By Earth Today

The Huffington Post | By Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

2005 YU55, an asteroid larger than an aircraft carrier, will whiz past Earth on Tuesday, coming so close to the home planet that it will actually trav...

Asteroid Passes By Earth On Tuesday

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES — An asteroid as big as an aircraft carrier zipped by Earth on Tuesday in the closest encounter by such a massive space rock in more...

WATCH: Asteroid To Narrowly Miss Earth

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

An asteroid a quarter-mile-wide will, astronomically speaking, narrowly miss Earth next week. And while it is the closest an asteroid this size has...

Huge Asteroid, Larger Than Aircraft Carrier, To Pass Close To Earth

| Posted 01.02.2012 | Green

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) On November 8th, Earth will have a close encounter with a sizable asteroid. But not too close, t...