Thursday, April 17, 2008

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No truth to claims that 13-year-old found NASA error
New Scientist (subscription), UK - 6 hours ago
The asteroid Apophis still has only a 1 in 45000 chance of hitting Earth in 2036, NASA says, despite recent news reports suggesting a 13-year-old German boy ...
Nasa shoots down schoolboy asteroid claim
VNUNet.com, UK - 7 hours ago
Nasa has stated that the odds of the Earth being hit by an asteroid in 2036 have not been reduced, despite earlier reports. The agency had appeared to ...
NASA dismisses schoolboy asteroid claims
ABC Online, Australia - 10 hours ago
NASA has refuted claims that it has revised its asteroid predictions based on a correction made to them by a 13-year-old German student. ...
NASA scientists outsmarted by 13-year-old schoolboy
Economic Times, India - 11 hours ago
17 Apr, 2008, 1040 hrs IST, PTI LONDON: A 13-year-old schoolboy stunned NASA scientists after he corrected their estimates on the chances of an asteroid ...
German whizzkid got it wrong: NASA
AFP - 15 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AFP) — It was an incredible tale of a German schoolboy spotting a miscalculation by the US space agency, proving the chances of an asteroid ...

NASA scientists outsmarted by 13-year-old schoolboy
Economic Times, India - 11 hours ago
17 Apr, 2008, 1040 hrs IST, PTI LONDON: A 13-year-old schoolboy stunned NASA scientists after he corrected their estimates on the chances of an asteroid ...
No truth to claims that 13-year-old found NASA error New Scientist (subscription)
NASA dismisses schoolboy asteroid claims ABC Online
13-year-old says Apophis has 1 in 450 chance of hitting Earth in 2036 DailyTech
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AFP
German schoolboy, 13, corrects NASA's asteroid figures: paper
AFP - Apr 15, 2008
BERLIN (AFP) — A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected NASA's estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with Earth, a German newspaper reported ...

Sky & Telescope
Apophis ad Absurdum
Sky & Telescope, FL - 40 minutes ago
On Friday the 13th in April 2029, a 1000-foot-wide asteroid named Apophis will pass close enough to Earth (within 20000 miles) to briefly appear as a ...

VNUNet.com
Schoolboy corrects Nasa on asteroid strike
VNUNet.com, UK - Apr 16, 2008
The Apophis asteroid will make a close flyby on 13 April 2029, and Nasa had previously predicted that the chances of it hitting the planet on its return in ...
Droppings: NASA survives attack by German boy
YourHub.com, CO - 22 hours ago
Some German punk recalculated NASA's math and determined that an asteroid was about 1000 times more likely to kill everything on earth than they thought. ...

Arthur C. Clarke, Author of `2001: A Space Odyssey,' Dies at 90
Bloomberg - Mar 18, 2008
He was honored with a British knighthood in 2000, and his work inspired the names of some spacecraft, an asteroid and even a species of dinosaur. ...


Gizmodo.com
NASA to Doomsday Asteroid Student: "Shut Up, Dimwit"
Gizmodo.com - 16 hours ago
... that doomsday asteroid Apophis doesn't have any significant chance of impacting Earth in 2036, and basically called the 13-year-old German student who ...

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