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Impact event

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In the early history of the Earth (about four billion years ago), bolide ... Such impacts could have included strikes by asteroids hundreds of ... believed to have been caused by an asteroid 10 km a...

Asteroid Impacts:10 Biggest Known Hits - National Geographic News

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Feb 15, 2013 ... The asteroid 2012 DA14 will narrowly miss Earth this Friday, but meteorites have been hitting Earth for billions of years.

Crash! 10 Biggest Impact Craters on Earth - Live Science

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Apr 28, 2014 ... Whether they're the size of a molehill or a mountain, meteorite impacts are one of the most destructive forces in the solar system. Here on Earth ...

Just Discovered In Australia: The Largest Asteroid Impact Ever ...

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Mar 23, 2015 ... The new discovery in Australia dwarfs Meteor Crater in Arizona, one of ... A long time ago, a huge meteorite entered the earth's atmosphere in a ...

Meteors l Meteorites and Impacts - The Nine Planets

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A meteor is a bright streak of light in the sky (a "shooting star" or a "falling star") produced by the entry of a small meteoroid into the Earth's atmosphere.

Earth Impact Database - Planetary and Space Science Centre

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The Earth Impact Database (EID) comprises a list of confirmed impact structures from around the world. To date ... Do you think you've discovered a meteorite?

Current Impact Risks - Near-Earth Object Program - NASA

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Sentry is a highly automated collision monitoring system that continually scans the most current asteroid catalog for possibilities of future impact with Earth over ...

Meteor Craters - Explore 50 Asteroid Impact Sites! - GEOLOGY.COM

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Explore fifty of earth's most obvious asteroid impact sites with satellite images and maps. Use the buttons in the upper left to navigate and change your zoom ...

Effects of an Asteroid Impact on Earth - Astronomy Notes

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Apr 25, 2013 ... Effects of an Asteroid Impact on Earth. Chapter index in this window — — Chapter index in separate window. This material (including images) ...

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Mar 7, 2011 ... Discovery Channel - Large Asteroid Impact Simulation (2008). Earth was born as a result of repeated asteroid collisions, the moon was created ...
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History of asteroid impacts - The Why Files

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understanding the asteroid threat to Earth. ... asteroid about to impact earth ... meters across gouges the 1.2 kilometer Barringer meteorite crater in Arizona.

Meteorites, Impacts, & Mass Extinction - Tulane University

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Dec 1, 2014 ... A Meteorite is a piece of rock from outer space that strikes the surface of the Earth . A Meteoroid is a meteorite before it hits the surface of the ...

Killer Asteroids - Impact: Earth

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Each time astronomers identify an asteroid that isn't on a collision course with Earth, the calculated odds of an impact go down a little bit. By the time the current  ...