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Known Universe - Cosmic Collisions
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
Could an asteroid impact with Earth wipe out the human race? One scientist said, "It could happen tomorrow." (45:57)
September 7, 2011 at 08:57 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
ScienceCasts: What Exploded Over Russia?
From YouTube, produced by NASA
Two weeks after an asteroid exploded over Russia's Ural mountains, scientists are making progress understanding the origin and make-up of the unexpected space rock. (03:45)
February 26, 2013 at 06:39 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Asteroid Is a Dance Partner for Planet Earth
From YouTube, produced by PBS News Hour
A team of Canadian scientists have discovered a "Trojan" asteroid that is caught in a synchronized orbit with the Earth. Jeffrey Brown discusses what this discovery means with the California Institute of Technology's Mike Brown. (04:31)
July 31, 2011 at 07:14 AM
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Ages: 6 - 12
What is an Asteroid? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
From YouTube
Ever wonder what an asteroid is? Let's make sense of it with science. We all know the nine planets in our solar system, but did you know that there are other celestial bodies orbiting the sun? This video gives good facts about asteroids. A variety of... [more]
Found by porter1526 in Asteroids
August 7, 2011 at 06:02 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
NASA Probe Arrives at Asteroid
From 5min, produced by AOL News Now
The viewer will learn, in this two-minute video, that after four years, the Dawn probe will begin orbiting the brightest asteroid in the sky.
July 16, 2011 at 10:08 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
An Asteroid's Surface in Fine Detail
From YouTube, produced by NASA
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The data obtained by Dawn's framing camera, used to produce the visualizations, will help scientists determine the processes that for... [more]
September 18, 2011 at 07:00 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Closest Known Approach by a Large Asteroid
From YouTube
Partial transcript: "2005 YU-55 is going to make a very close approach to the Earth on the night of November 8, 2011. At that time, its distance from Earth will be just under nine-tenths of the moon's distance away from us. 2005 YU-55 cannot hit Eart... [more]
November 9, 2011 at 12:44 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Asteroids: Deadly Impact
From snagfilms.com, produced by snagfilms.com
Every year, millions of asteroids and comets or ''stray bullets'' streak through the skies, and tons of small meteorites strike our planet! Some 65 million years ago, dinosaurs were wiped off the face of the earth, in what many believe was the afterm... [more]
Found by TracyMoon in Asteroids
May 31, 2012 at 08:52 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Neil deGrasse Tyson on the Attack of the Killer Asteroid
From 5min, produced by Commonwealth Club of California
Neil deGrasse Tyson on the Killer Asteroid Attack - Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the chances of a killer asteroid falling on earth. He also relates what will happen if the asteroid lands in one of our oceans. (06:41)
March 17, 2011 at 09:23 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Astronomy Students Find 1,300 New Asteroids
From sciencedaily.com, produced by Science Daily
This video starts at 20 seconds. The video is an interview with students who have used computers to help them discover new asteroids. This might be motivational for students who feel that only professionals can be of help in terms of finding objects ... [more]
Found by freealan in Asteroids
April 4, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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