Large Asteroid Will Fly By Earth In Late April

Asteroid (52768) 1998 OR2 will pass within roughly 4 million miles of Earth on April 29, 2020. The asteroid is traveling at a cool 19,461 miles per hour, and will be the largest to come so close to our planet this year.

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Bingo: Paleontologists Say They May Have Found Traces of Dino DNA

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Get ready for those dinosaur theme parks to become a reality. Well, okay — maybe not just yet (but we can dream). According to a new study, Dr. Alida Bailleul from the Chinese Academy of Sciences believes she and her team of paleontologists may have discovered something that looks like dinosaur DNA. They’re not quite …

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Fast Radio Burst Puzzles Space Scientists With Repeating 16-Day Cycle

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There are at least 50 different theories regarding what fast radio bursts, or FRBs, actually are. A whole wiki is dedicated to the subject called the FRB Theory Wiki, which lists them out. First discovered in 2007, astronomers and astrophysicists still don’t fully understand the true nature of these mysterious bursts. They last only milliseconds …

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