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Example sentences for asteroid
It was not an alert about an incoming asteroid, a problem with the space station or a solar storm.
Most meteorites are thought to originate in the asteroid belt.
Scientists believe that the impact of an asteroid only a mile wide would be globally catastrophic.
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In the last weeks of his life, he was told that an asteroid had been named after him.
Leading scientific hypotheses attribute the damage to a relatively small asteroid or comet.
Jeff was an astronomer, specifically an asteroid hunter.
Dinosaurs may ultimately have been killed off not by a huge asteroid but by tiny germs.
Burrowing into an asteroid and using it as a spacecraft solves a lot of problems that a conventional spacecraft has.
Then one day a big, bad asteroid came along and wiped out all the dinosaurs.
Meanwhile a small asteroid full of related toys, computer games and so on is set to crash into shops around the world.
Meanwhile, geologic studies increasingly show that catastrophic asteroid and comet hits were not confined to ancient times.
Water ice and organic molecules have been discovered on the surface of an asteroid for the first time.
With the gravity plan, a spacecraft would not have to dock on the asteroid, but instead hover above its surface.
For the first time, scientists were able to track an asteroid from space to the ground and recover pieces of it.
Rail gun technology can be used for asteroid and low gravity planetary mining, and propulsion.
The huge mark was left when a comet or asteroid plowed into the planet.
When an asteroid or comet impacts a planet, the explosion ejects huge amounts of material, sending it flying in all directions.
Telescopes spy the closest asteroid flyby ever recorded.
But this time we're the asteroid, destroying habitats and altering ecosystems on a global scale.
It is the first discovered natural satellite of a larger asteroid.
Or there's an asteroid-size scandal hurtling her way, and she wants to be outside the blast area when it detonates.
The two main theories are that it is the result of an asteroid impact or a rising layer of salt known as a salt dome.
By now it is common knowledge that the impact of an asteroid or comet brought the age of the dinosaurs to an abrupt end.
It may not happen until after an asteroid hits the planet and kills everybody.
Known model, instead of the asteroid belt was a planet that blown up by its inhabitants.
They survived catastrophic asteroid impacts and outlived the dinosaurs.
They searched for fragments of a meteorite--an asteroid or a chunk of one--but found none.
Astronomers have discovered a unique set of triplets: an asteroid with two moons orbiting it.