The sky is falling! Well…maybe not for 11 more years… "Asteroid 2011 MD" flew by Earth on Monday, June 27th—less than 8,000 miles away—but it will be back. Apparently, this bus-sized asteroid is on a similar orbit to Earth. The next time it cycles by Earth in 2022 the asteroid will be much closer than it was this time. Click here to read the full news story.
Homeschoolers @ the Library Presents: The Solar System
Come and unlock the mysteries of the gas giant planets of Jupiter and Saturn or the rocky planets of Mercury, Venus, Mars and Earth. Find out why Jupiter has a great red spot, and find out how Saturn got its rings. Discover why Earth has life and why the other planets don't.