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Cameras and telescopes will watch the crash, but it will take days or even weeks to find out if it actually changed the orbit. The $325 million planetary defense test began with Dart's launch last fall.
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However, a NASA mission is in the works to deflect an asteroid off its collision course with Earth by smashing a spacecraft into it at a staggering speed of 23,000kph. The mission is named Double Asteroid Detection Test or DART. Check out how this NASA ...
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NASA will not launch a spacecraft to explore a metal-rich asteroid this year as planned, and it's not yet clear when — or if — the mission will get off the ground. Why it matters: The Psyche mission is designed to study the asteroid Psyche — which is ...
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When NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at the asteroid Bennu, scientists discovered something surprising: The asteroid's surface wasn't smooth like many were expecting but was covered in large boulders. Now, a team of physicists think they know why.
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In October 2020, NASA's OSRISIS-REx spacecraft made history by touching down on the asteroid Bennu and grabbing a sample of rock and debris. New analysis of this encounter has revealed the probe was lucky to avoid sinking into the asteroid's surface.
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We're big fans of Hori's Split Pad Pro here at Vooks and happy to report they're working on an entirely new model. Dubbed the Split Pad Fit, this new model takes what we and everyone loves about the Split Pad Pro and just trims it up a bit.
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Understanding ice loss in Antarctica has been improved by a range of research into causes of ice shelves and glacier retreat on the frozen continent. Multiple studies have recently shown that increasing ocean and atmospheric temperatures are causing ...
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NEW YORK — Today's sharks have nothing on their ancient cousins. A giant shark that roamed the oceans millions of years ago could have devoured a creature the size of a killer whale in just five bites, new research suggests.
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Hori has another JoyCon replacement on the way. After their successful Split Pad Pro controller, Hori has a slimmer Split Pad Fit on the way, designed to be...
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Slime Rancher and its wiggly jiggly spin encapsulated farming and simulation genre fans when it released back in 2016. From the cute slimes that inspired the name to the gizmos and gadgets that add depth and interesting mechanics to the world, ...
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