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Ceres, the largest body found in the asteroid belt, drives unexpected geological activity

Ceres, a dwarf planet and the largest body found in the asteroid belt, the region between Jupiter and Mars, speckled with hundreds of thousands of asteroids, Ceres had no distinguishable surface features. For a long time, our view of Ceres was fuzzy, according to a geoscientist. A dwarf planet and the largest body found in …

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These planets are in danger of asteroid strikes! Is Earth on the list?

Scientists have found that planets with certain characteristics are more vulnerable to asteroid strikes than others. Find out whether Earth falls into these planets or not. Thousands of asteroids, meteors and comets have been whizzing past the Earth over millions of years. Throughout history, our planet has been a victim of multiple asteroid strikes, including …

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A 400-feet wide gigantic asteroid is hurtling towards the Earth, says NASA

According to NASA, a large 400-feet wide asteroid will make its closest approach to the Earth on July 29, in three days’ time. Know whether it can strike the Earth and what potential damage it can cause. Asteroid activity around the Earth has been picking up lately. Just a week ago, NASA spotted a 290-feet …

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