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Ben Wright McGee
Intrepid geoscientist, nuclear analyst/responder, hoopy frood. Studies trinitite, asteroids, atomic rockets, space archaeology & human factors. Jazz, INTP.
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American Nuclear Soc May 18
Your help is needed! Please vote for Town idea! Check out the video () w/ ANS member Cathy Riddle & cast your vote here: Let's this created! ! Please this tweet!
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Northolt Branch Obs May 15
== Close approach of C0MN8P2 == C0MN8P2 is a small asteroid (diameter 3-7 metres) that was first observed at Mt. Lemmon Survey on May 14th. It passed Earth safely at a distance of 66,000 km (0.0004 AU; 0.17...
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Northolt Branch Obs May 15
ZTF0383 is an Apollo-type asteroid with a diameter of 39-87 metres. It was first observed on May 14th at Zwicky Transient Facility, Palomar Mountain. ZTF0383 will make a close approach later today, May 15th, at...
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American Nuclear Soc May 13
Wanna let the world know why u are ? Join the ANS movement! Email LZec@ans.org for details! Must be an ANS member to participate!
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SpaceWeatherLive May 13
Space weather could become a bit stormy starting Wednesday as the Sun launched yet another coronal mass ejection towards Earth yesterday. That means we now have two plasma clouds en route that could impact our planet later this week. More on our website:
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Nuclear Matters May 7
Hats off to and ! In an exemplary move, WA has passed S.B. 5116, cementing the role of energy in its clean energy future. Advocacy Council Member Carol Browner calls this a model for other states to follow. via
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Dr. Tamitha Skov May 8
Direct hit! Coronagraph data & NOAA prediction model confirms the latest launch should indeed hit Earth! Impact near mid-afternoon May 11 (UTC). Expect , & reception issues on Earth's night side. possible down to mid-latitudes!
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Northolt Branch Obs May 9
9951 Tyrannosaurus is a magnitude +17.0 asteroid currently appearing in the constellation Libra. It orbits the Sun every 3.8 years at an average distance of 2.4 AU (363 million km). It is a main belt asteroid...
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Chasing The Moon: The Book May 8
Today in 1961, the Chrysler Corporation introduces the nation to America's other First Family.
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Asteroid Day ☄ May 3
Last Day of the Planetary Defense Conference in Maryland. Watch live here Proud of the leadership of 100x Signers and and all Asteroid science and mission leaders efforts
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Northolt Branch Obs Apr 30
Amor-type asteroid C08Q111. Diameter 70-150m. First observed at Catalina Sky Survey on April 28th, with precovery observations from PAN-STARRS dating back to April 16th. Close approach May 3rd. Distance 0.075au. Observable at +19.3 mag.
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Ben Wright McGee Apr 29
Replying to @AlanStern
Seconded. Pluto, Ceres, Titan - Geophysical Planets, all!
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Northolt Branch Obs Apr 29
Apollo-type asteroid ZTF034R. Diameter 47-105m. First observed at Zwicky Transient Facility on April 26th. Close approach later today. Distance 0.016 AU. Observable at +16.9 mag.
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ESA Operations Apr 28
A hypothetical asteroid has been 'discovered', and worryingly looks set to impact Earth. Follow the progress of fictional asteroid and the response on the ground, over the next few days of the Conference 🌍☄️
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Northolt Branch Obs Apr 26
The NEO Confirmation page object ZTF032Q, which we observed recently, has been designated 2019 HQ 2019 HQ is an Aten-type asteroid with a diameter of 16-35 metres. It was first observed on April 24th at Zwicky...
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The NEOShield-2 Team Apr 23
Please have a look on our new article about Asteroids helping scientists measure distant stars
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American Nuclear Soc Apr 15
Wanna let the world know why you are ? Join the ANS movement! Email LZec@ans.org for details!
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Northolt Branch Obs Apr 4
NEO Confirmation Page objects ZTF02tT and ZTF02tV, now designated 2019 GA and 2019 GE. An Aten and Apollo-type asteroid, both discovered at Zwicky Transient Facility, Palomar Mountain. Full post:
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SpaceNews Apr 3
Bridenstine says “nothing off the table” as NASA develops new lunar plan
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SpaceWeatherLive Apr 2
Active geomagnetic conditions (Kp4) Threshold Reached: 05:59 UTC Follow live on
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