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Fraser
2010-Jul-27, 07:40 PM
Asteroid trackers from Spain have upgraded the chance that asteroid 1999 RQ36 has a one-in-a-thousand chance of impacting the Earth in the year 2182. Previous estimates gave a 1 in 1,400 chance that this asteroid could strike Earth sometime between 2169 and 2199. Currently, however, NASA's Near Earth Object website gives between a 1 in [...]

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KaiYeves
2010-Jul-27, 07:44 PM
Any way you could move that date further up in the headline so it doesn't get cut off? You don't want to alarm people.