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Asteroid threat in 2032? Don't panic, but don't brush it off

A big asteroid sailed past Earth last month, and astronomers haven't yet totally excluded the possibility that it'll hit us when it comes around in 2032. If the past is any guide, we won't have to worry about asteroid 2013 TV135 — but it's a reminder ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/asteroid-threat-2032-dont-panic-dont-brush-...

NASA downgrades asteroid threat ... again

LOS ANGELES — The chances that a 885-foot (270-meter) asteroid might hit Earth in 2036 have been downgraded ... Now scientists have used additional data about the space rock's orbit to downgrade the threat to no more than 1-in-250,000.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/33212609/ns/technology_and_science-space/t/nasa-downgr...

How to handle asteroid threats

Last week, Russian reports suggested that Moscow is thinking about launching a probe to Apophis as early as 2015 to track the threat, but U.S. experts say it's the wrong idea for the wrong asteroid. So what's the right idea? They have a modest proposal ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/04/12/11167908-how-to-handle-asteroid-th...

Another doomsday threat dies out: Asteroid Apophis won't hit us in 2036

Update for 8:30 p.m. ET: One of NASA's experts on the asteroid threat and two former NASA astronauts have weighed in on the report about Apophis. David Morrison of NASA's Ames Research Center sent these comments via email: "One possible angle is the recent ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/10/16451368-another-doomsday-threat-d...

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New Asteroid Threat to Earth - Impact Potential in 2014

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New Asteroid Threat to Earth - Impact Potential in 2014. Although scientists have basically cleared us from any danger from asteroid 2002 NT7, which originally had ...http://space.about.com/cs/asteroids/a/2003qq47impacta.htm

The Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets - Pan-Starrs ...

Updated April. 13, 2014

Since it formed over 4.5 billion years ago, Earth has been hit many times by asteroids and comets whose orbits bring them into the inner solar system.http://pan-starrs.ifa.hawaii.edu/public/asteroid-threat/asteroid_threat.html

Asteroid threat in 2032? Don't panic, but don't brush it ...

Updated April. 15, 2014

A big asteroid sailed past Earth last month, and astronomers haven't yet totally excluded the possibility that it'll hit us when it comes around in 2032.http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/asteroid-threat-2032-dont-panic-dont-brush-...

United Nations Takes Aim at Asteroid Threat to Earth ...

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The asteroid that exploded near Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15, 2013 has provided scientists new insights into the risks of smaller asteroid impacts.http://www.space.com/24671-asteroid-threat-united-nations.html