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Doomsday Asteroid Officially Upgraded in Size
An asteroid that scientists said could threaten Earth’s atmosphere in 2036 is now believed to be substantially larger than previously stated. In fact, astronomers currently studying the dreaded, potential doomsday rock say asteroid 'Apophis' has officially been supersized b…
Bus-Size Asteroid To Give Earth Close Shave Friday
I bet Bruce Willis knew about this already....
 
A small asteroid will make an extremely close pass by Earth Friday (Jan. 27), coming much nearer than the moon, but the space rock poses no danger of impacting our planet, NASA scientists say.
Which Rock Killed The Dinosaurs? The Plot Thickens
I've always loved dinosaurs, but what guy didn't grow up like that?  I even took a class at UMD called 'The Life And Death Of Dinosaurs'.  At the time taking that class also meant I never had to take another science class, like the ones with labs (they since have closed…