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 Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Kent state University in USA have developed a material that can bend under the influence of light and, thus, to move. The video that demonstrates the properties of the polymer, is available at EurekAlert!.
Canadian scientists have shown that the average maximum human lifespan at least more than previously thought. To such conclusions experts have come, analyzing the data on life expectancy of people from USA, UK, France and Japan, going back to 1968.
During the experiments on one of the largest nuclear test sites in the U.S. radioactive lesion has undergone more than 30 employees. The head of the National administration of nuclear security Frank Klotz infection of staff considers minor, do not agree with the experts of the American "Center for fairness in society."
The head coach of the national team of Russia in speed skating Konstantin Poltavets was hit by a car. The incident occurred in the Netherlands. Poltavets at the time of the accident was riding a Bicycle. On Wednesday, the coach of the Russian team moved the operation, now to his life threatens nothing.
The average life expectancy of Russians in 2016 amounted to 71,87 of year is a record in the history of data collection. The longest-lived in Ingushetia, Dagestan and Moscow (77 years). The lowest rate was recorded in Tuva (64,2), slightly better things in Chukotka (64,4) and the Jewish Autonomous region (65,8).
American Anthony Keeling (Keeling Anthony) published in his Twitter example damaged photos, which turned out to be ridiculous solely because of the inability of the other to properly line up the shot. Network users like the idea with the publications of "masterpieces" made comrades.