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Asteroid named for Freddie Mercury on 70th birthday

Asteroid named for Freddie Mercury on 70th birthday

🕔00:21, 7.Sep 2016

NEW YORK: Rock legend Freddie Mercury’s legacy is living on as an asteroid, named after him on what would have been the Queen singer’s 70th birthday.

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NASA newest space mission to excavate asteroid with Solo cup

NASA newest space mission to excavate asteroid with Solo cup

🕔21:01, 21.Aug 2016

MIAMI: The idea for a device that could unveil the origins of life in our solar system began with a Solo cup. 

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Japan asteroid probe enters ‘target orbit’ in space quest

Japan asteroid probe enters ‘target orbit’ in space quest

🕔17:35, 14.Dec 2015

TOKYO: A Japanese space probe successfully entered “target orbit” and is on its way to rendezvousing with a far away asteroid, in a quest to study the origin of the solar system, authorities said Monday.

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Asteroid and volcanoes doomed the dinosaurs

Asteroid and volcanoes doomed the dinosaurs

🕔13:48, 2.Oct 2015

MUMBAI: It was a combination of calamities – an asteroid strike followed by vast volcanic eruptions half a world away – that doomed the dinosaurs and many other creatures 66 million years ago.

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Asteroid will not destroy Earth next month: NASA

Asteroid will not destroy Earth next month: NASA

🕔12:36, 22.Aug 2015

WASHINGTON: The world can breathe easy. A giant asteroid is not hurtling towards Earth about to wipe out much of the Americas, NASA has felt compelled to explain following a swirl of online rumors.

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Japan space scientists hunting for new asteroid name

Japan space scientists hunting for new asteroid name

🕔11:37, 22.Jul 2015

TOKYO: Japanese space scientists are on the hunt for a new name for an asteroid that may contain the secret of life, with a public competition beginning Wednesday.

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Five trillion dollars worth asteroid passes by Earth

Five trillion dollars worth asteroid passes by Earth

🕔14:53, 20.Jul 2015

An asteroid with Platinum core passed by Earth over the weekend, media reports said.

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The giant mystery of ‘Dwarf planet’ Ceres

The giant mystery of ‘Dwarf planet’ Ceres

🕔01:12, 14.Apr 2015

VIENNA: First classified a planet, then an asteroid and then a “dwarf planet” with some traits of a moon — the more scientists learn about Ceres, the weirder it becomes.

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Asteroid named after Malala Yousafzai!

Asteroid named after Malala Yousafzai!

🕔12:05, 11.Apr 2015

Thanks to NASA’s Amy Manizer, Malala Yousafzai now has an asteroid to her name!

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