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I bet if we could somehow go back and interview the dinosaurs before the asteroid struck .
Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)
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asteroid asteroids
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  • I bet if we could somehow go back and interview the dinosaurs before the asteroid struck .
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • When it breaks through the atmosphere, the lower half of the asteroid begins to glow.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Could some of them have survived the onslaught of asteroids, fires, raiders, and disease?
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • If the dinosaurs had worn these goggles, and the Earth had been bombarded by mile-wide asteroid boulders, the dinosaurs would still have died, but their goggles would be intact.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine

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  • The rest of our family and friends are asteroids and comets floating around the planets orbiting the Sun.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • New games had been added, replacing the classic pinball machines and Pac-Man and Asteroids.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • We’ll have the asteroid belt, but they’ll have Earth, and you run out of raisins and celery kind of fast out there, without Earth.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • The tip of a mountain hanging over New York City like a billion-ton asteroid?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • In front of us, the river plunged into a massive pit, like an asteroid had punched a hole in the earth and diverted the water straight down.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • When one day an expedition was sent to the spatial coordinates that Voojagig had claimed for this planet they discovered only a small asteroid inhabited by a solitary old man who claimed repeatedly that nothing was true, though he was later discovered to be lying.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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  • The Al-Hajarul Aswad, a great black rock entombed within the walls of the Kaaba, is thought to be an asteroid.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • To offer another analogy, this is like dispatching a crew of meteor watchers to Crater National Park because a huge asteroid struck there two million years ago.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • A makeweight flying to the void Supplemental asteroid Or compensatory spark Shoots across the neutral dark.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • The Ousters had been the single external threat to the Hegemony for the four centuries since the forebears of the barbarian hordes had left Sol System in their crude fleet of leaking O’Neill cities, tumbling asteroids, and experimental comet farm clusters.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Spaceland had started several generations back with a flat plate of asteroid rock half a mile diameter.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • An asteroid could have hit the planet and wiped out all life, and Annabeth wouldn’t have cared.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • His face was covered with old poison burns, gouges, and scar tissue, so it looked like the surface of an asteroid.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • A carbonaceous asteroid with a twenty-five megaton airburst yield like Tunguska was unlikely to occur over anything important.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • The last mass extinction happened about 65 million years ago, when an asteroid probably collided with our planet, killing all the dinosaurs and about half of the marine animals.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • The lonely Earth amid the balls That hurry through the eternal halls, A makeweight flying to the void, Supplemental asteroid, Or compensatory spark, Shoots across the neutral Dark.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Since Boom started quite a few young cobbers have gone out to Asteroids.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • In the rear of the restaurant, the video games Luigi offered dated from the early 1980s: Ms. Pac-Man, Millipede, and Asteroids.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Asteroids.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • The Deliverator’s car has enough potential energy packed into its batteries to fire a pound of bacon into the Asteroid Belt.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The wav that asteroids and comets are detected has to do with the way that stars are viewed.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • It’s like talking to an asteroid.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • They had databases of all the really enormous amounts of stuff, comets, asteroids, bits, pieces, minor moons, rocks and just general debris, that filled the system.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Asteroids and comets are closer than stars and if they are moving across your angle of view they create such a streak.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Earth, Mars, the asteroid belt. were all formed when the Sun was a flattened disc.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • According to my experts, most of this stuff is to be found in asteroids.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Why not just mine the asteroid belt?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Most of what we mine is from asteroids that have crashed into the Earth.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • They looked as if they were suckled on asteroids.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • I want to melt asteroids.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Which asteroids are you thinking of mining?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • You can use the renewable power of our beautiful Sun to turn dangerous asteroids into useful materials.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Don’t, please, go into the whole ’there’s no such thing as asteroids.’
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • And most asteroids are, sorry, Dr. Bell, rock.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "But most asteroids aren’t one thing or another."
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Most of what you define as asteroids probably started in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • I thought the purpose of my VLA was to melt asteroids?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • I thought you wanted to heat up asteroids?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • And they’d raised the subject of the metals Tyler’s company was starting to extract from asteroids.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "We have . an extensive asteroid belt," the undersecretary of state for interstellar affairs said, throwing in her only bone.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • The Horvath have, also, offered the asteroid belt.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • There are enormous problems with asteroid mining.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Basic idea is boost a bunch of mirrors, focus them on an asteroid, melt it and pull off the metals.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "Asteroid 33342 1998 WT," Dr. Bryan Foster said.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • What is called a ’Potentially Hazardous Asteroid.’
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • This wasn’t the asteroid he thought they were looking kr.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
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