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.
Many buyers of the new smartphone Galaxy S8 from the South Korean company Samsung will not be able to obtain the gadgets on time. The manufacturer failed to calculate the volume of demand for the device and time to organize the supply of necessary number of vehicles. Buyers promised to deliver the phones for 11 days.
Scientists at Harvard University announced that it has discovered in the UK a second copy of the Declaration of independence, written on parchment. Document in the state archives in the English town of Chichester found Danielle Allen and Emily Sneff. They believe that it belonged to the lawyer James Wilson.
Colonel of the air force of Russia Gennady Padalka, commented on his departure from the cosmonaut corps. "Tired of doing nothing. Perspectives on flight no. Work in the Center of training cosmonauts for me too, no," he said. In the unit record for total time in space will last until 28 April.
Agency News Front published a video on YouTube from the place near Lugansk, where was blown up the car of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE. The footage seen destroyed the car and the body of the deceased employee. According to media reports, he was American, according to Kiev — a British citizen.
Investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of attack on the staff of Regardie in Birobidzhan. They are protected by the order during carrying out investigative actions in one area of the city. A group of unknown attempted to interfere with the work of law enforcement. One of the guards was hurt.
The approval rating of U.S. President Donald trump's first hundred days in the White house is at 42 percent. This is a record low figure for the last 65 years — since the days of President Dwight Eisenhower. The survey was conducted by ABC News and the Washington Post.