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NASA Conducts Earth’s First Planetary Defense Test Mission

October 3, 2022

On September 26, NASA tested Earth’s asteroid defense capabilities. NASA intentionally crashed a spacecraft into a dual asteroid to determine how the asteroid’s trajectory could be changed. The impact of asteroids hitting the Earth could be devastating. […]

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Canadian Miners Unearth Frozen Baby Mammoth

July 14, 2022

Miners searching for gold in June found a rarer treasure: a baby mammoth. A team of gold miners in the Yukon of Canada discovered the extinct creature encased in permafrost. Mammoths evolved 3 million years ago. […]

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