Tag Archives: JPL

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Asteroid 2012 D14 and the Russian meteor — a connection?

The Russian meteor that slammed into Earth’s atmosphere on Friday (injuring over 1,000 people) hit just hours before larger Asteroid 2012 D14 made its closest approach to Earth. Asteroid experts...

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“Pay no attention to that fast-moving asteroid...”

One of my Astrobiology instructors (Eric M. Wilcots) began class this past Monday with a slide labeled “Pay no attention to that fast-moving asteroid...“1 Prof. Wilcots was talking about Asteroid...

JPL Tweetup Highlights

On Monday, June 6, 2011, I was fortunate to be among the 100 or so individuals invited by NASA to attend a daylong Tweetup at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL)...