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270m Asteroid Apophis to whiz past Earth today

Apophis, an asteroid with an estimated diameter of almost three football fields (270m), will make its close approach to Earth this week. Slooh Space Camera will cover its near-approach on January......

Doomsday delayed till 2068!

There is some good news and some bad news for doomsday pundits. The chances of asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2036 have been reduced, but a new impact possibility of the same asteroid has......

Will Earth meet doomsday on April 13, 2036?

The Earth may witness a doomsday catastrophe as early as 2036, as scientists are predicting that a massive asteroid, travelling at the speed of 23,000 miles per hour, to slam into the planet. If......

'Set up system to warn asteroids hitting earth'

A space expert has suggested setting up a system, on the lines of the tsunami warning system, to give advance information about asteroids approaching very close to the earth.Though the chances of a......

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Prince Deva
Q. Which one of the following is a spacecraft?(a)-Spitzer (b)-Cassini (c)-Apophis (d)-TecSar
Prince Deva:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-one-of-the-following-is-a-spacecrafta-spitzer-b-cassin/22286369/answers/

Prince Deva
Q. What was the name of an Egyptian King ?
Prince Deva:  A. The term pharaoh ultimately derives from a compound word represented as pr-`3, used only in larger phrases like smr pr-`3 'Courtier of the High...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-was-the-name-of-an-egyptian-king-/22286369/answers/9651997

radhakrishnan
Q. DO U KNOW?A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected NASA's estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with Earth, a German newspaper reported Tuesday, after spotting the boffins had miscalculated. Go TO WEB FOR DETAILS.http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080415/sc_afp/spaceastronomygermany_080415214429
Radhakrishnan :  A. The German teenager in question is Nico Marquardt. He used the findings of a telescope belonging to the Institute of Astrophysics in Potsdam (AIP)...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-u-knowa-13-year-old-german-schoolboy-corrected-nasas-esti/3821590/answers/7991598

anantharaman
Q. Shoot "Apophis" a dangerous astroid likely to hit the earth planet to anihilation - suggest best plan to handle it and win $50,000 prize award from Planetary Society. Are you winning ?
Anantharaman :  A. aMERICA AND RUSSIA ARE TRYING TO BUILD A MISSILE ROCKET WHICH MAY TAKE UPTO 5 YEARS TO REACH THE APOPHIS.THE MISSION IS TO HIT THE APOPHIS SO HARD...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/shoot-apophis-a-dangerous-astroid-likely-to-hit-the-earth-pl/7991189/answers/4712382

A  Kumar
Q. How and when do you think will the human race end?
A Kumar:  A. Not sure when....but, most common assessments by scientists: a) Super Tsunami below the Atlantic - due to the Cumbre Vieja Volcano, and huge fault...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-and-when-do-you-think-will-the-human-race-end/3841466/answers/1245500

  Web results for Apophis
HOW DO LEGENDS REALLY BEGIN?

A new theory suggests that the similarities shared by many myths means that they have a common origin, passed down across thousands of generations.... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/70614-how-do-legends-really-begin.html

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