Archive: 29/06/2012

Predicting hot days in Europe

(Phys.org) -- 'Red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky in morning, fisherman's warning.' This saying is one of Europe's earliest rhymes that were used to predict weather for the following day. With advances in modern ...

dateJun 29, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Explained: Near-miss asteroids (w/ Video)

On May 29, an asteroid the size of a bus came whizzing past Earth at 10 times the speed of a fired bullet. The near-miss asteroid, named 2012 KT42 — or “KT42” for short — streaked across the orbits of ...

dateJun 29, 2012 in Astronomy
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