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Predicting Apophis' Earth Encounters in 2029 and 2036 Apophis (Apep), the Enemy of Re Apophis' Odds of Earth Impact Downgraded Apophis asteroid will probably almost certainly not smash into ...

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Shu
Shu is one of the Heliopolitan Ennead. He is the god of sunlight and air, first recorded in the Old Kingdom, where he was responsible for bringing Ra and the king to life every day. Over a millenium later, Akenaten was to continue this tradition, by...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Seth
Set, Seth, Sutek, the second son of Geb and Nut, depicted as either an animal with four legs, a curving snout, long ears and an erect tail, or as a human with an animal´s head. Which kind of animal this was has been subject to much debate. His skin was white...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Mormyrus
Fishes were often regarded as unclean animals which were forbidden as offerings and food to kings, gods and the priesthood. When the cult of Osiris became popular, the fish was identified with Seth, as, according to Plutharch people believed that the fish...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Selket/Serqet
Her name means 'She who causes to breathe' and refers to her power of protecting from, or curing poisonous stings of scorpions and serpents. The reason for this might lie in the fact that those who have been bitten tend to breathe too fast and too shallow...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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Predicting the Earth encounters of (99942) Apophis
Apophis Explorer
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APOPHIS 2029 A UNIQUE MISSION OPPORTUNITY
Sous Comité scientifique et Technique - COPUOS. APOPHIS 2029. Vienne.
SCENARIOS FOR DEALING WITH APOPHIS Donald B. Gennery
SCENARIOS FOR DEALING WITH APOPHIS. Donald B. Gennery.
99942 Apophis Rendezvous Mission Opportunities
Apophis is a member of the Aten group of asteroids, a subset of asteroids with Apophis was first identified in 2004 and was initially designated as 2004 MN4.

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Chinese Scientists Also Plan to Redirect, Bully Apophis Asteroid
By Kevin Lee, PCWorld Aug 18, 2011 1:18 PM It's looking like Apophis, the asteroid that will come to a near-miss with Earth in 2036, is the redirection whipping boy for rocket scientists.
Chinese propose method for deflecting asteroid Apophis
(PhysOrg.com) -- Chinese scientist Shengping Gong and associates at Tsinghua University in Beijin have proposed an alternative method of deflecting the asteroid Apophis to ensure that it does not strike the earth.
Scientists Propose Spacecraft To Save Earth From Asteroid Apophis In 2036
By Staff Writer A group of Chinese scientists from Tsinghua University have proposed a method to prevent the possible collision of Apophis – a 46 million ton asteroid – with the Earth in 2036. AsianScientist (Aug.
Rage: The Tech Behind Id Tech 5
The engine doesn't support tessellation, but character detail is good without it Rage takes place in an alternate future in which the asteroid 99942 Apophis struck the Earth in 2029.
Impact mitigation
However, subsequent studies have proposed that Amor 2003 SM84 or even 99942 Apophis may be more suitable targets. After all, 99942 Apophis does carry a marginal (1 in 250000) risk of an Earth impact in 2036.

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99942 Apophis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apophis is a near-Earth asteroid that caused a brief period of concern in December 2004 because initial observations indicated a small probability (up to 2.
Predicting Apophis' Earth Encounters in 2029 and 2036
The Apophis study was led by Jon Giorgini, a senior analyst in JPL's Solar System Dynamics group and member of the radar team that observed Apophis.
It's called Apophis. It's 390m wide. And it could hit Earth in 31 years
Dec 7, 2005 In Egyptian myth, Apophis was the ancient spirit of evil and destruction, a demon that was determined to plunge the world into eternal darkness.
Apophis: The Asteroid That Could Smash Into The Earth
Apophis is an asteroid with an orbit slightly larger than that of the Earth.
Asteroid Apophis 2036 The Official Asteroid Apophis site. Near Earth
Asteroid Apophis 2029 2036 could be the end of the world? Get all of the latest news and facts on the approaching Apophis.

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