Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
NASA

Simulation of Close Asteroid Fly-By 148

Posted by Soulskill
from the close-enough-to-feel-the-vacuum-breeze dept.
c0mpliant writes "NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have released a simulation of the path of an asteroid, named Apophis, that will come very close to Earth in 2029 — the closest predicted approach since humans have monitored for such heavenly bodies. The asteroid caused a bit of a scare when astronomers first announced that it would enter Earth's neighborhood some time in the future. However, since that announcement in 2004, more recent calculations have put the odds of collision at 1 in 250,000."

Comment: Pink slip game (Score 1) 364

by fliesd (#13173676) Attached to: Fun and Informative Way to Introduce Open Source?
Ask everyone who needs a fun game at a meeting to learn something new to raise their hand.

Fire everyone who raised their hand.

Now every meeting will be fun, because you've rid yourself of the dead weight. Those who don't care about their job, or don't have the comptetence to follow a meeting on a techincal subject.

"Laugh while you can, monkey-boy." -- Dr. Emilio Lizardo

Working...