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Space Telescope Concepts Seek To Detect Smaller Near-Earth Asteroids
WASHINGTON — A privately funded space telescope originally proposed to search for larger near-Earth asteroids may also be effective in detecting smaller, but more numerous and potentially more dangerous, such objects. In a presentation at the ...
 Space News1 week ago
A gentle nudge with a nuke: deflecting Earth-bound asteroids
Thinkstock In 2013, a small asteroid exploded in the atmosphere over Chelyabinsk, Russia. The sonic boom from the event sent more than a thousand people to the hospital, mostly from flying glass from shattered windows. The Chelyabinsk meteor was a ...
 ArsTechnica1 week ago
Asteroid Attacks And Other Near-Earth Objects: An Imminent Threat? Harvard Scientist Says We Are Not Prepared, The World Needs Nuclear Bombs (HNGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)
Asteroids incalculable in number and comets travel in space and, at times, come alarmingly close to Earth. NASA has started a program to keep an eye on these near-Earth objects. But even if we detect one, are we prepared to avoid a colossal ...
 Hngn.com1 week ago
Asteroid skimmed by Earth on Tuesday
It came close. 2015 HD1 passed just 0.2 lunar distances away (45,600 miles or 73,400 km). The Virtual Telescope Project The Virtual Telescope Project acquired this image on Monday evening, April 20, 2015. On Tuesday morning according to U.S.
 Sott.net1 week ago
Digital Journal
Near-Earth Asteroid 2015 HD1 narrowly missed Earth on Tuesday
The asteroid's passage at a distance of 45,600 miles places it among the closest Earth-approaching asteroids known. [NOTE: Above is the podcast from the live coverage of the event by Virtual Telescope Project]. The information that geostationary ...
 Digital Journal1 week ago
Scottish scientists set to save the world as Strathclyde University experts stop asteroids
A TEAM of Scottish scientists has been tasked with saving the world from asteroids and other space debris. The Stardust Network project, funded with four million Euros from the European Commission, will see Strathclyde University experts ...
 Scottish Daily Express2 weeks ago
Chelyabinsk Meteor-Sized Asteroid To Give Earth Close Shave | Orbit Animation
A 50-foot space rock (2015 HD1), similar in size to the one that slammed into the atmosphere two years ago, will skim Earth at a distance of about 36,700 miles (59,063 kilometers) or 0.2 Lunar Distance (LD) on April
 Space.com2 weeks ago
Close passage of asteroid 2015 HD1 tonight
Gianluca Masi Newly found asteroid 2015 HD1 will pay a close visit to Earth overnight, zipping by at just 45,600 miles at 3:11 a.m. Tuesday morning April 21. If you wake up in the middle of the night with weird dreams about flying asteroids, I ...
 Sott.net2 weeks ago
Universe Today
Close Encounter of the Asteroid Kind 2015 HD1 Skims By Earth Tonight
Newly found asteroid 2015 HD1 will pay a close visit to Earth overnight, zipping by at just 45,600 miles at 3:11 a.m. Tuesday morning April 21. Credit: Gianluca Masi If you wake up in the middle of the nightwith weird dreams about flying ...
 Universe Today2 weeks ago
Futurology ~ Asteroid Games, robots, steel concrete, toilet archaeology, dog origins, 6th extinction
PHD Asteroid Games — There's a 300-metre asteroid headed straight for the Earth. Youve got five days to come up with a plan, or go the way of the dinosaurs. Thisisthe scenario being war-gamed by a roomful of PhDs as we speak. ~ I say Blast off ...
 Mac-nz2 weeks ago


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