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Asteroid to make closest approach since 1975

On Tuesday, January 31, asteroid 433 Eros will come closer to Earth than it has in 37 years, traveling across the night sky in the constellations Leo, Sextans and Hydra. At its closest pass of 16.6 million miles (26.7 million ...

dateJan 30, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Sumatra earthquake mysteries examined

( -- An earthquake in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia on 11th April was unusually powerful, at magnitude 8.6, for a “strike-slip” type of quake, and a new analysis of the earthquake ...

dateMay 11, 2012 in Earth Sciences report
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