Science and Technology : 150-foot asteroid will buzz Earth, no need to duck By MARCIA DUNN | Associated Press – Thu, Feb 7, 2

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    150-foot asteroid will buzz Earth, no need to duck

    By MARCIA DUNN | Associated Press – Thu, Feb 7, 2013

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    This image provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech shows a simulation of asteroid 2012 DA14 approaching from the south as it passes through the Earth-moon system on Feb. 15, 2013. The 150-foot object will pass within 17,000 miles of the Earth. NASA scientists insist there is absolutely no chance of a collision as it passes. (AP Photo/NASA/JPL-Caltech)


    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth next week, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites. It will be the nearest known flyby for an object of this size.
    But don't worry. Scientists promise the megarock will be at least 17,100 miles away when it zips past next Friday.
    "No Earth impact is possible," Donald Yeomans, manager of NASA's Near-Earth Object program at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said Thursday.
    http://news.yahoo.com/150-foot-asteroid-buzz-earth-no-duck-192322385.html

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    :SuN013: i'm duckin…..
     
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    :rofl: ... and I'm going underground ... :underground: for real!
     
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    too close but raise a flag ............gotta watch:eeek:
     
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    Yep, its getting scary bro. $$RICH$$ and close to the end.

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    The religious have been saying "it's close to the end" since the beginning of their respective religions.

    I guess they've always been spooked out..
     
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    The Second Law of Thermodynamics states that "in all energy exchanges, if no energy enters or leaves the system, the potential energy of the state will always be less than that of the initial state." This is also commonly referred to as entropy. A watchspring-driven watch will run until the potential energy in the spring is converted, and not again until energy is reapplied to the spring to rewind it. A car that has run out of gas will not run again until you walk 10 miles to a gas station and refuel the car. Once the potential energy locked in carbohydrates is converted into kinetic energy (energy in use or motion), the organism will get no more until energy is input again. In the process of energy transfer, some energy will dissipate as heat. Entropy is a measure of disorder: cells are NOT disordered and so have low entropy. The flow of energy maintains order and life. Entropy wins when organisms cease to take in energy and die.

    http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobookener1.html



     
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    so what?
     
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    jamesfrmphilly

    :rofl: ... So what! You can't be serious elder. But anyway, I responded with this scientific approach to the below post, smh... Perfection was right about you...:rofl1:


     
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