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207-foot asteroid whizzes past Earth. Jul 20, 2019 369
Humongous returning asteroid to pass by Earth today. Jun 27, 2019 390
Space Invaders: How grave is the threat that a giant asteroid or comet could strike Earth and do us serious harm? Jun 1, 2018 3083
Space Rock Rendezvous: This summer, two spacecraft will bear down on their target asteroids, preparing to snatch rubble and bring it home to scientists. Durda, Dan Jun 1, 2018 3549
Two-lobed asteroid flies close by Earth. Dickinson, David Brief article Aug 1, 2017 167
Near-earth asteroid tally surpasses 15,000. Beatty, J. Kelly Brief article Mar 1, 2017 206
Earth's come & go moons: astronomers are on the lookout for a smattering of tiny asteroids that get trapped as temporary moonlets around our planet. Dorminey, Bruce Sep 1, 2015 1802
Mountain-size asteroid passes earth. MacRobert, Alan Brief article May 1, 2015 155
Earth to Dodge a bullet: watch a near-earth asteroid race across Cancer on the night of January 26-27. MacRobert, Alan Feb 1, 2015 1924
Vibration and modal analysis of low earth orbit satellite. Israr, Asif Report Jan 1, 2014 4164
Optimization of deflection of a big NEO through impact with a small one. Zhu, Kaijian; Huang, Weiping; Wang, Yuncai; Niu, Wei; Wu, Gongyou Report Jan 1, 2014 5059
25 Meteorite makes an impact: space rock fires a warning shot. Grant, Andrew Brief article Dec 28, 2013 302
2013 [PJ.sub.10]--a bright, fast-moving near-earth object. James, Nick Oct 1, 2013 541
Russian meteor wreaks havoc. Carlisle, Camille M. May 1, 2013 658
Easy miss by Apophis in 2036. Beatty, J. Kelly Apr 1, 2013 348
A Rare flyby of Eros: the granddaddy of near-Earth asteroids brightens to magnitude 8.6. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Feb 1, 2012 213
Near-earth asteroids: fewer than expected. Jan 1, 2012 507
Measuring asteroids with homemade monsters: using home-built scopes of up to 32 inches, Bob Holmes outdoes most of the world of tracking near-Earth objects. And he's just getting started. Lockwood, Mike Dec 1, 2011 2207
What's in a name? Brief article Mar 5, 2011 179
Let's go to an NEO! Naeye, Robert Dec 1, 2010 431
How to deflect a hazardous asteroid: if astronomers ever find an asteroid on a collision course with Earth, here's what we could do to prevent a catastrophic impact. Durda, Dan Dec 1, 2010 2952
First, do no harm: NEOs present a risk of impacts ... and of attempts to prevent impacts. Marks, Joel Dec 1, 2010 546
Close encounter fascinates media: small space rocks often pass within radius of moon's orbit. Cowen, Ron Brief article Oct 9, 2010 197
The most dangerous asteroid ever found. Durda, Daniel D. Nov 1, 2006 2636
Tugboat can save earth. Brief article Feb 1, 2006 139
Crash course? Scientists wonder if a space rock could destroy life on Earth. Honovich, Nancy Dec 12, 2005 1562
The man with radar eyes: using radar imaging, a NASA astronomer zooms in on Earthapproaching asteroids. Levy, David H. May 1, 2005 986
Avoiding asteroid Armageddon: How do you stop an asteroid from hitting Earth? Hollywood envisions nuclear weapons, but scientists favor a gentler approach. (science times). Fountain, Henry Feb 7, 2003 1102
Reporting Asteroid Impact Risks. Chandler, David L. Jan 1, 2003 769
Fewer Hits in Our Future?. Beatty, J. Kelly Jan 1, 2003 486

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