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Massive 1200-feet wide asteroid is coming for the Earth, warns NASA

According to NASA, a massive 1,200 feet-wide asteroid, which was discovered recently, is zooming towards the Earth at a very high speed. The asteroid is expected to make its closest approach tomorrow. Know the danger. Last week, Earth had two close encounters with large asteroids. The first asteroid was 400-feet wide whereas the second was …

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Earth Just Had Its Shortest Day on Record, Thanks to a ‘Wobble’

The Earth had its shortest ever day this summer, thanks to a wobble in its axis which meant it completed a single spin in a fraction of a second less than 24 hours. June 29 was 1.59 milliseconds shorter than 86,400 seconds, or exactly 24 hours, according to the website timeanddate.com. In recent decades the …

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Solar storm HITTING Earth tomorrow; Radio Blackouts expected in many regions

A solar storm is expected to hit the magnetic fields of Earth tomorrow, August 3. High-speed solar winds moving towards the Earth are responsible for the incoming storm. Aurora display and radio blackouts are expected. Last week watching very low solar activity but it seems that the Sun is now finally gearing up. Earlier, it …

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Scientists baffled as Earth spins faster than usual

Scientists have been left baffled after discovering the Earth is spinning faster than normal — making days shorter than usual. New measurements by the UK’s National Physical Laboratory show that the Earth is spinning faster than it was half a century ago. On June 29, the Earth’s full rotation took 1.59 milliseconds less than 24 …

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New sunspot tripled in size in 24 hours! Dangerous solar storm heading for Earth?

A new sunspot, AR3068, has been spotted by scientists. Worryingly, this sunspot has tripled in size since yesterday, July 29. Will this spell a disaster for Earth with a G5 class solar storm? Find out. After a week of very low solar activity, the Sun seems to be springing back in action. In the last …

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Earth narrowly escapes the wrath of a dangerous 600-feet wide asteroid, but another headed for us, says NASA

A gigantic asteroid was zooming towards the Earth, according to NASA. This dangerous asteroid has just flown past our Earth, missing it narrowly. The Earth just got lucky! By a very small margin though. After 2016 CZ31, which flew past the Earth on July 29, the Earth escaped another asteroid strike today. At 600-feet, an …

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