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Bus-sized asteroid to pass close to the earth: NASA

As interstellar traffic goes, this is a close one. According to a report in The Independent, an asteroid the size of a mini-bus is set to fly past Earth in the coming hours. The object, known as 2020 SW, will fly just 13,000 miles above…

Europe to Build Spacecraft for Planetary Defense Test to Deflect Asteroid

Humanity will for the first time have the chance to find out if we can deflect an asteroid, the European Space Agency (ESA) said—knowledge that could be useful in the future should an asteroid be on a collision course with Earth. ESA on Tuesday awarded…
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The Deadline That Could Hand Trump the Election

Many Americans know that counting all of the votes in this November’s presidential election is going to take extra time. Few people realize there’s a specific deadline by which states must finish. The 1887 Electoral Count Act seems like an obscure piece of political trivia.…

NASA: Asteroid Headed Towards Earth Day Before Election Day

The year 2020 just keeps getting better and better with a pandemic, an intense election season, and now an asteroid headed towards Earth the day before Election Day. 0…