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Asteroid Tsunami: Horrible Warning of the Scientist to the US Coast for Impact on the Ocean | Science | news

Apophis 99942 is a 370 meter wide near-surface space rock that briefly gave cause for concern in December 2004, when initial observations showed a probability of up to three percent that it could hit Earth on April 13, 2029. In 2006, scientists closed it Date and determined that Apophis would pass a gravitational keyhole – a tiny region in space …

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Mars Asteroid Tsunami: Ancient Impact Triggered a 1000-ft Wave of "Blue Water" on the Red Planet | Science | news

An asteroid crashed into the earth 66 million years ago, creating a 150km wide crater in what is now the Gulf of Mexico. The resulting blast echoed around the world and the impact also triggered a 100 meter high mega-tsunami. Now, a new study suggests that Mars had suffered a similar mega-tsunami event 3.7 billion years ago, and scientists believe …

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Fossilized shells had evidence of a meteorite impact in them

When an extraterrestrial object penetrates the Earth, it sends molten rock high into the atmosphere. These debris cool and crystallize again and fall back to earth. Tiny glass beads that form are called microtectites, and researchers in Florida have found microtectites in fossilized shells. This story begins over 10 years ago in a quarry in Sarasota County, Florida. The walls …

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Southwestern pilots seek compensation for the Boeing 737 Max impact

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will be deployed on the runway at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California, on March 28, 2019. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images PARIS – The Southwest Airlines pilots union will claim compensation from Boeing for covering the legal costs and loss of revenue of the pilots due to the 737 …

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NASA publishes a new image of an impact crater on the Martian surface. It's different than everyone else

NASA has discovered a new impact crater on the surface of Mars, and scientists have published a picture of it showing some blue and purple. The impact revealed, according to HiRISE, the darker material under the planet's characteristic reddish dust camera site on which the image was published. Veronica Bray, HiRISE team member and scientist at the University of Arizona, …

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