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Alert! 160-foot wide scary asteroid is zooming towards the Earth today; know strike chance?

NASA has spotted an asteroid called 2022 SK which will come dangerously close towards the Earth today, September 24. Know if it can strike our planet. The Earth has been playing hide-and-seek with asteroids for a while now. But it doesn’t always win. In March, an asteroid named 2022 EB5 crashed into the planet north …

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This dangerous CME storm will strike the Earth today; it’s different from a solar storm

A CME storm is will strike Earth today, says NOAA. Know how it is different from a solar storm and how it will affect us. The technologically marvelous DSCOVR satellite of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is doing a stellar job of predicting solar storms and other Sun-based threats well before they strike, …

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Jupiter To Be Closest To Earth On Monday In 59 Years. But There’s More

The occurrence is set to take place as Jupiter will reach opposition. (Representational) New Delhi: In what could be a treat for stargazers, Jupiter will be making its closest approach to Earth in 59 years. According to NASApeople will be able to see great views of the gas giant for the entire night of September …

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BEWARE! In 3 days, even ordinary solar storms on Earth will have a Catastrophic effect

Solar storms in the next few days could have a violent impact on Earth. Know all about the Russell-McPherron effect. The Earth has increasingly been dealing with the onslaught of solar storms since 2022 began. Some of the solar storms we have experienced were quite devastating. Elon Musk led SpaceX faced the brunt of it …

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Super-Earths are more habitable than Earth- astronomers think there are billions of them

Astronomers now routinely discover planets orbiting stars outside of the solar system – they’re called exoplanets. Astronomers now routinely discover planets orbiting stars outside of the solar system – they’re called exoplanets. But in summer 2022, teams working on NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite found a few particularly interesting planets orbiting in the habitable zones …

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How many ants are on Earth? 20 quadrillion, says study

There are at least 20 quadrillion ants on Earth, according to a new study that says even that staggering figure likely underestimates the total population of the insects, which are an essential part of ecosystems around the world. Determining the global population of ants is important for measuring the consequences of changes to their habitat …

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Fiery solar winds heading for Earth! Dangerous solar storm to hit tomorrow; this tech tracks the terror

According to NOAA, a powerful solar storm can strike the Earth tomorrow, September 17, as fast moving solar winds are creating a CIR (Co-rotating interaction zone) on our planet’s magnetosphere. The Earth has been suffering multiple solar storms as a result of coronal mass ejection (CME) bursts on the Sun. Luckily, these solar storms so …

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Research reveals details about Iceland’s ‘silent’ volcano eruption

Revealing the unusually ‘silent’ precursors of the Fagradalsfjall volcano Michelle Parks and colleagues investigated the precursors to the eruption. In one paper, Freysteinn Sigmundsson, Michelle Parks, and colleagues investigated the precursors to the eruption. The study is critical because, before many eruptions, volcanoes exhibit an increase in activity, ie, an increase in the number of …

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