The EG3 2017 asteroid approached the Earth at a distance of just over a million kilometers in the St. Patrick's Day, March 17. Reported by the Daily Mail.
The heavenly body was discovered March 7, 2017 scientists of the Observatory's mount Lemmon in the United States. Astronomers have calculated that 2017 EG3 will pass by our planet on a trajectory that lies beyond the orbit of the moon. Diameter is 23 meters. Scientists took him to the Apollo — asteroids that periodically cross Earth's orbit.
Large objects that approach Earth closer than seven million miles, are considered potentially dangerous. Apollo is held by the planet. However, about 1500 asteroids of this group, the size of which the diameter exceeds 100-150 meters, represent a possible threat to humanity.
The results of computer simulations conducted by scientists from the UK showed, the fall of an asteroid with a diameter of 200 meters in the major cities of Europe could lead to the deaths of several million people.
Scientists from the jet propulsion Laboratory (USA), Technical University of Chalmers (Sweden) and the ALMA Observatory (Atacama Large Millimeter Array, Chile) presented new details about the protoplanetary nebula, the boomerang, which is considered the coldest place in the Universe. The study is "the Ribbon.ru".
The world meteorological organization has officially recognized the cloud undulatus asperitas. Many witnesses consider them evil or called a "cloud on the day of judgment". They entered in the international cloud Atlas. Gavin Pretor-Penny, a scientist specializing in the study of clouds, discovered this species in 2008.
Company Bethesda has released a new story trailer for Prey, in which all attention is paid to the protagonist of the game named Morgan Y. According to the staff of Arkane Studios, the developers tried to make the player as much as possible to associate themselves with the protagonist. As a player, Morgan knows nothing about the world around them.
The head of the Federation Council Committee on rules Vadim Tulpanov proposed to introduce criminal liability for gross violation of public order while driving. The document proposes to expand the list of aggravating circumstances of article 213 of the Russian Criminal code ("Hooliganism").
Skier Olga Repnina, who won the skiathlon in the championship of Russia, commented on his performance at the tournament. Replacin noted that he would like to do all of the races, but will make decisions based on their well-being. She praised the willingness of the track in Khanty-Mansiysk.
Russian woman Dina Averina won three gold medals on the second day of the third stage of Gran-at on rhythmic gymnastics in the French Article. Averina excelled in exercises with Hoop, ball and clubs. Another Russian, Yulia Bravikova won gold (ribbon), two silver medals (Hoop, clubs) and bronze (ball).