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Asteroid 2012 DA14 makes closest fly-by in history

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 09:14

A 150-foot cosmic rock about the size of a football field hurtled safely past Earth as predicted before and well on schedule, Friday

Asteroid 2012 DA14 – You can spot it, here’s how

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 15:37

You got to be lucky for this one. Asteroid 2012 DA14 will zoom past Earth tonight, presenting a rare opportunity for sky gazers, especially amateur ones, to soak in the sights of the interplanetary visitor.

Asteroid 2014 DA14 creates Doodle ripple on Google

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 09:43

Keeping alive its fabulous tradition, search giant Google has come up with a cool Doodle on Friday when newly discovered asteroid 2012 DA14, about half the size of a football field, will make a record-setting close approach to Earth.

Advancing asteroid could be worth $ 195 bn

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 14:00

The asteroid that is due to whizz past the Earth this week could be worth up to 195 billion dollars in metals and propellant, if it were in a different orbit.

Asteroid`s spinning direction may help predict future path

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 16:16

A 150-foot-wide asteroid called 2012 DA14, discovered just a year ago, will pass only 17,200 miles above the Earth on February 16.

Does global warming cause asteroids to fall?

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 15:08

The effects of global warming may stretch far beyond Earth and reach meteorites millions of miles away in space.

Scientists brace for a close peek at asteroid

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 19:58

Indian scientists will join their counterparts globally for a rare celestial event scheduled for the night of Feb 15-16 -- the passing of an asteroid very close to Earth.

Near-miss asteroid to return even closer next year

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 13:07

An amateur team spotted the unusual asteroid, named 2012 DA14, on February 22.

Huge asteroid to fly pass Earth

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 15:00

A 150-foot asteroid orbiting Earth called 2012 DA14 will fly past just 17,000 miles from Earth - nearer than geostationary satellites-on February 15 next year.