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Scientists say the risk of a meteor strike is seven times greater than they believed before the Chelyabinsk strike in February. (OLEG KARGOPOLOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Fireball Shows Risk Of Meteor Strike Bigger Than Believed

Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks smashing into Earth is bigger than they thought.

11/07/2013

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltec via Getty Images

Asteroid Buzzes, Misses Earth — Unlike Meteor

The world is safe — at least from one asteroid. A 150-foot cosmic rock hurtled safely past Earth on Friday.

02/15/2013

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltec via Getty Images

150-Foot Asteroid Will Buzz Earth, No Need to Duck

A 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth next week, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites.

02/08/2013

Archive image of asteroid. (credit: NASA/Newsmakers)

Asteroid Named For Gay Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny

A Canadian amateur astronomer has named an asteroid he discovered after U.S. gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny, who died last year in Washington.

07/10/2012

File photo of gay rights activist Frank Kameny (right) standing next to President Barack Obama in June 2009. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Asteroid Named For Gay Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny

A Canadian amateur astronomer who discovered several asteroids has named one after gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny who died last year in Washington.

07/10/2012

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