Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > News 04 November 2011 Asteroid to fly-by Earth A massive asteroid will make a rare fly-by on 8 November 2011, and although it poses no danger of crashing to Earth, US scientists said this week they are eager for a closer look. 0 Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto A massive asteroid will make a rare fly-by on 8 November 2011, and although it poses no danger of crashing to Earth, US scientists said this week they are eager for a closer look. The time of the nearest fly-by is expected to be at 23:28 GMT. NEXT ON HEALTH24X OPINION | Can tea really lower your blood sugar? 2020-10-20 13:35 More: Environmental HealthNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Vivian Chengalroyan Medical Increased risk of breast cancer for teen smokers Medical Exposure to man-made chemicals influences genes controlling ageing, immune system and metabolism Medical More evidence masks slow Covid spread Medical What will it take for people to embrace a Covid vaccine? Diet and nutrition How to influence healthier buying habits - what a study found Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.