Apophis is Coming

Scientists are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the asteroid Apophis in 2029. This close encounter promises to be an amazing event for the entire world

Published on 20th Jul, 2021

The Apophis Asteroid is going to get very close to Earth in 2029! How/will it impact us? Apophis is classified as a Potential Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) to Earth and astronomers want to use the event to learn more about how these celestial bodies will affect Earth.

The Apophis Asteroid: What You Need To Know

11th Feb, 2011

UPDATE: In January 2013, NASA confirmed that Apophis WILL NOT hit Earth in 2036. For more watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id3yvnazVzM For some reason, http://deepastronomy.com went crazy with traffic over searches for the Apophis asteroid.

SFN #94: UPDATE! Apophis Won't Hit Us; New Way to Measure Black Holes; Are Gravitinos Dark Matter

2nd Feb, 2013

We're back! Time to get back to our weekly schedule. Well it looks like we're safe from any impact possibilities from the asteroid Apophis as it performs it's flybys in both 2029 and 2036. Astronomers have also developed a new way to measure black